Category Archives: interior paint colors

Here Is The Reason Why You Need To Test Paint Colors Before Painting

The other day, I did a paint consult for a very nice couple who had just bought a home in Westchester County. ItView full post »

The ONE White Trim Color That Works Every Time

Dear Laurel, I know you’ve gone over this and over this. I’ve read all of your posts about white and loveView full post »

6 Serene Green Paints That Aren’t Called Green

This is a post that I’ve been wanting to do for a while. We’re still on green, but these greensView full post »

9 Fabulous Shades of Green Paint and One Common Mistake

This is the problem with green. Well, it’s not exactly a problem, but it is. Probably about a quarter of theView full post »

The Only Six White Paint Trim Colors You’ll Need

Freshly back from the Architectural Digest Home Design Show and now I have a fever-aches? Oh well… in bedView full post »

Nine Fabulous Benjamin Moore Warm Gray Paint Colors

This post is about my favorite Benjamin Moore warm gray paint colors or sometimes we call the color,View full post »

9 Fabulous Benjamin Moore Cool Gray Paint Colors

Moving on with gray paint colors, I decided to divide it up into cool gray paint colors and warm gray paintView full post »

Is The Gray Paint Fad Finally Over?

Is the gray paint fad over? Well no. And here’s one reason why. It’s not a fad. The marketers haveView full post »

Can You Use Gray Paint in a North Facing Room?

A lot of people ask me if they can do gray paint in a north facing room? Good question, huh? I wish I could giveView full post »

Designers 12 Favorite Shades of Red Paint {and a gift!}

Happy Valentine’s Day!   This is a continuation of this post about the color red. In this post, I’llView full post »

20 {Great} Shades of Orange Wall Paint {and Coral, Apricot, Kumquat…}

It is with great excitement that I present to you the first. [well, really second] in a series of posts aboutView full post »

Do You Know What is the Most Classic Color?

As promised, I am beginning my “great shades of… wall paint” classic color series.   a littleView full post »

The Number One Interior Decorating Dilemma and How to Get Past It!

Alright. You spoke. I listened; well sorta. :] I mean, most of you didn’t come out and just tell me,View full post »

My North Facing Room Paint Color Is Depressing Me

I recently received a letter which is a common issue regarding a north facing room paint color. Dear Laurel, OurView full post »

The Most Common Interior Decorating Mistake {how to avoid it}

Warning: Some of you are going to be quite shocked when you find out what the most common interior decoratingView full post »

Ugh! I Hate My New Wall Colors! 6 Easy Steps For Getting it Right {the first time}

Dear Laurel, I hired a painter who came highly recommended. He brought over his Benjamin Moore fan decks so that IView full post »

The Best No Fail Benjamin Moore Gray Bathroom Colors

As promised I am finishing off the perfect no fail home palette [and here’s part II] for our new homeowners,  andView full post »

Benjamin Moore No Fail Paint Colors | Bedrooms | part II

Howdy. Sorry to leave you hanging, however, I’m back to give you the colors for your upstairs bedroomView full post »

What is the Best Palette for No Fail Paint Colors?

How many times have I heard? Dear Laurel, I am desperate. We’re closing on our home next week and the painterView full post »

Interior Color Schemes {part I} Monochromatic

This is going to be part of an ongoing series on interior color schemes. If there’s one thing that causesView full post »

20 Home Interior Painting Tips You Need to Know

It’s finally spring. (well sorta. It actually snowed here a bit last night!) And many of you are thinking and/orView full post »

20 Great Shades of White Paint {and some to avoid}

Second on our list of ways to make our homes look good is PAINT. But it’s so difficult to know whichView full post »

Freshen Your Home for the New Year {part III | wall paint!}

Third in the series on freshening your home for the new year is paint. Wall paint, specifically. Over the years,View full post »