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When you only have one shot at a first impression, make it count with a fresh coat of paint. Get inspired with these bright ideas and bring your space to life!

cool blue

A soothing shade of teal instills tranquillity with a welcoming tone. 

Paint color:

 “Bella blue” by Benjamin Moore

shades of gray

A unique combination of sophisticated neutrals inspires an elegant space with a hint of color.

Paint color (gray wall):

 “Blackened estate emulsion” by Farrow & Ball

Paint color (cream trim and baseboard): “

Pointing” by Farrow & Ball

Paint color (taupe paneling):

 “Shaded white” by Farrow & Ball 

finding balance

The versatility of an all-white space encourages creative freedom with design. Offset the bare with bold statement pieces and patterned upholstery.

Paint color:

“Blackened” by Farrow & Ball

color in focus

Mudrooms don’t have to live up to their name. This overlooked space is transformed with a lively color accent. 

We’re loving the whimsical antlers that double as hooks!

Paint color: “

Alizarin red” by AC Moore 

complementary palettes

Downplay the intensity of dark colors, with soft tones in surrounding rooms. 

Paint color (living room):

 “Zephyr” by Behr

Paint color (study): 

“Delicious Berry” by Behr

Paint color (bedroom):

 “Pear #400A-3” by Behr

a staircase diy

No rug, no problem! Roll out the red carpet with a fresh coat of paint.

Paint color (red stairs):

 “Redstone regal” by Benjamin Moore


Bentwood finishes stays clear acrylic polyurethane low luster sealant by Benjamin Moore 

bright brass

Vintage details add a polished finish to monotone schemes.

Paint color:

 “Glacier sand” by Pratt & Lambert

define with color

A dominant hue establishes clear boundaries within ambiguous spaces. 

Paint color:

 “Myth” by Pratt & Lambert

easy window treatments

Pass on the space-consuming drapes and opt for simple decals to frame the windows and doors.
Paint color (walls):
 “Navajo white” by Benjamin Moore; 

Paint color (floors):

 “Chocolate floor stain” by Benjamin Moore 

minimal duo

Heavily saturated colors focalize the contemporary decor, as the vertically stacked prints establish a sense of balance in cluttered areas.

Paint color: “

Tuder brown” by Benjamin Moore

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