Category Archives: interior paint colors

A Designer’s Secret Method For Selecting Nine Interior Wall Colors

Dear Laurel,  It’s mid-May and we are getting to the final stages of a massive reno. The painter is on myView full post »

The Laurel Home Essential Paint Color Collection Is Here!

please note that these are the original prices at the bottom. The order page reflects the correctView full post »

The Freshest Lines At The Spring Furniture Market

Here’s the thing about the recent spring furniture market in High Point, NC that those who haven’t been mayView full post »

What Nobody Told You About Prepping Your Walls For Paint

Before I get into my topic about prepping your walls for paint, I want to take a moment to…   WishView full post »

A 16-Color Spring-Inspired Whole-House Paint Palette

Hey Guys, This has been a very special time for me. Within one month’s time, I won an award for Best Writing on aView full post »

My No-Fail Paint Color Failed – What Went Wrong?

The other day, there was a comment on my last post about a 25-color whole-house paint palette. She wrote to tell me,View full post »

20 Breathtakingly Gorgeous Ceiling Paint Colors and One That Isn’t

Dear Laurel, I’m so upset. I’ve been working with a designer and love everything she’sView full post »

Have You Seen These Incredibly Romantic Paint Palettes?

Happy Valentines Day! In honor of the day of love, I am again revisiting Downton Abbey to reveal some of theView full post »

60 Downton Abbey Colors +10 Palettes {like you’ve never seen}

SIXTY DOWNTON ABBEY COLORS and TEN UNIQUE DOWNTON ABBEY COLOR PALETTES!   WHAT??? Laurel, are youView full post »

Your #One Interior Decorating Problem And The Solution

Happy New Year !!! First of all, before I get into today’s topic, the number one interior decoratingView full post »

Benjamin Moore Color of The Year 2016 – Anything But Simple

Simply White is the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year  2016. It’s a fine color. It’s a lovely white.View full post »

The Answer To Your Prayers – 15 No Fail Interior Paint Colors!

By far… The number one issue that people write to me about is: INTERIOR PAINT COLORS Several times a weekView 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 »

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 newView 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 »

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 »