Category Archives: interior paint colors

A Common Mistake When Choosing The Perfect Pale Blue Paint

Dear Laurel, I only discovered your blog a few days ago. I think I was up until 3:00 AM the other day because IView full post »

Benjamin Moore Paint Colors Matched to Farrow and Ball 2015!

This is something I’ve been dying to do for some time and I’m so excited to share this with you!View full post »

The Stained Wood Trim Stays! What Colors Will Work With It?

Dear Laurel, I just found you on Pinterest.  Great boards.  I was googling best neutral wall color with stained woodView full post »

True or False? Painting Walls White Will Make A Room Appear Larger

Common’ Laurel… That one’s easy. Everyone knows that painting walls white will make a roomView full post »

The Hidden Truth About Paint Colors That No One Ever Told You

The other day I had a real Aha! moment. Oh, I love it when that happens! While working on the many paint posts,View full post »

HELP ME PLEASE! My Child Picked An Ugly Paint Color!

Dear Laurel, Thanks for all of your posts about painting adult rooms. But what about kids’ rooms? My son is 6 andView full post »

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 ofView 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 »

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 »