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Summer 2013: Top Ten Paint Picks!

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The weather has been so lovely lately, hasn’t it? Wonderful weather always inspires me to paint, and lately I have been spending a lot of time in the ‘design laboratory’ working on color selections for a few projects.  With the temperature so moderate, this is a great time to paint a new space. 


Here are a few of my latest favorite colors; we’ve recently incorporated most of these into our design projects and the shop. 

Amitha’s Top 10
Paints 1 through 4: Neutrals & Brights
Benjamin Moore HC-84 Elmira White


Benjamin Moore Silver Sage BM-506


Benjamin Moore HC-173 Edgecomb Gray


Benjamin Moore HC-4 Hawthorne Yellow

5, 6 & 7: Pale Grays

Benjamin Moore HC-170 Stonington Gray


Benjamin Moore HC-165 Boothbay Gray


Benjamin Moore 1557 Silver Song

Paints 8 & 9: Rich Colors

Benjamin Moore HC-159 Philipsburg Blue


Benjamin Moore HC-166 Kendall Charcoal

Paint Pick #10: A Shade for the Ceiling
It’s easy to focus only on walls when you’re repainting, but don’t forget about your ceilings! These large spaces can really make a design statement of their own with a pop of color or texture.

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One of my favorite colors for a ceiling is SW 7057 – Silver Strand. It also looks great on the back of open bookshelves or cabinets.

Sherwin - Williams 7057 - Silver Strand

If you have tried any of these colors, or plan to after reading this, let us know which are your favorite! 
Happy Painting! Till next time…

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