I am currently working on an old cabinet in my foyer. It was her wall color that captivated me. Very interesting. It’s just warm, light and lovely. (in both of the large fan decks) and a few, I believe are from the classic color collection which has anywhere from three to four digits. On some walls, a very slight, slight, slight lavender undertone, but then on others, very slight, slight, slight green undertones. It’s quite sophisticated, with slight purple undertones. Benjamin Moore makes a metallic glaze. Problem is this: we moved into our home two months ago and we like the kitchen, wouldn’t have been my first choice but it works. If you don’t like a color, for whatever the reason, then you don’t like it and I would select something else.ReplyCancel, I’m looking for a good neutral beige-gray medium color for large open 2- story concept home. :] Thank you for your understanding.ReplyCancel. I can’t really make any recommendations in the comments for or against paint colors because I’m not there and especially because you are already working with someone. As you know, photography has come a very long way in recent years as has computer technology. In answer to your question, based on my experience, I would say that it goes with everything! My experience has taught me that most, not all, but most guys who paint are not the ones to ask for advice about color. Any thoughts would be appreciated. I can’t advise people unless i’m standing in the room and can see EVERYTHING, including the color of your hair and the clothes you’re wearing.ReplyCancel, I can appreciate that… But again, thank you for the great articles!ReplyCancel, I finally decided to hop on the gray train. I’m sure I will use it again. I have used Benjamin Moore “Vapor” (AF-35) for my trim color throughout and love it! The nine new Farrow and Ball colors are: please note that the colors you see on your monitor may differ from what they are. Many thanks!! The trim & the doors will be White Dove. © 1996-2021 Laurel Home © 1996-2021 Laurel Bern Interiors, Inc. All Rights Reserved |, Outdoor furnishings, flowers & gifts FATHERS DAY GIFTS, casegoods - bookcases, etageres and desks. I have seen that. They are attached to the stem by an enlarged, greenish-coloured, cone-shaped or cup-like structure (i.e. I was very hesitant when the designer showed it to me – and so was our painter. By the way, on the first floor of that house which was south facing and sunny, I used Maritime white which I adored with white dove trim. I just specified it for a client’s guest bedroom and it was so dark that she called me freaking out (I was shocked myself). Its globular fruit (8-10 mm across) turn from green to glossy black as they mature and are attached to the stem by a distinctive cup-shaped structure. ... has to be green and, if possible, living. Most of our home is done in Edgecomb Grey, and it seems to always “take on” the tone of whatever else is in the room. Thank you!ReplyCancel, Hi Cindy, I’m not doing consultations at the moment, however, what I always recommend is test, test, test. There is a Proverb in the Bible that says, “The generous man will be prosperous, And he who waters(refreshes or helps others) will himself be watered (refreshed or blessed). It looks great with gray owl but huge contrast between kitchen and den!! Preferably with the lights off unless it’s a really dark basement and the lights are on no matter what.ReplyCancel, Love these rooms! I get about 40 requests like this a week. I have loved these posts and the extraordinary choice of photographs that illustrate how luscious the colors are in their ‘natural’ environment. Love your comments, very helpful! Any experience? Also, both colors were mixed by our BM dealer into Muralo paints with no problem.ReplyCancel, Thanks for that Mary Elizabeth.ReplyCancel, [comment about your fine article–] We are thinking of painting our whole house in Edgecomb Gray — but we do get scared when someone mentions it went purple on them. – Thanks again for this great blog.ReplyCancel. Castle Grey. One last thing, I promise. in riparian areas). But even with an elaborate description and photos can’t do it because I’m not doing consults at this time and if were there would be a hefty consultation fee. Is there a Gray that will work with both of my color schemes without giving off an undertone that will possibly clash? As a designer, it drives me a bit nuts because I want to represent the colors as closely as possible. Genus Prunus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with showy flowers in spring, and often good autumn foliage colour. I don’t want to grayReplyCancel, Thank you for your comment, but I’m sorry, I’m not quite sure what you’re trying to say. riparian areas). The Paint Colors Change and It’s Driving Me Nuts! Thank you. Since I’ve written this post have learned a lot more about Edgecomb. Thinking of rich cream by BM. There are many posts with fine art in them. But, I’ll definitely be getting to Bleeker Beige! So, Wickham might look baby blue in the morning and then go grayer in the afternoon or vice versa. My suggestion is to choose a color that exists that harmonizes with your paint color.ReplyCancel, Edgecomb grey is in one of my bedrooms, and it is almost indescribable how beautiful it is. Sorry, but on the chip, I think it looks like cat puke. I’m looking for a warm but yet contemporary look. Please note that the names used can be different depending on the end-user or the paint company. That’s still very difficult to answer because of the aforementioned variables. I stumbled on your article and it was spot on with the look I was trying to go for. 31 Pondfield Rd West, Bronxville, NY 10708, Westchester County, NY Interior Designers and Decorators. Thanks in advance for your time.ReplyCancel, The blog is intended for information which will benefit everyone. My kitchen cabinets are Alabaster by Sherwin Williams and the French doors are black. The two talents don’t necessarily co-exist. Ceilings (10″) the same color as the wall just at 50% strength? 9 Fabulous Benjamin Moore Cool Gray Paint Colors, Home Staging Ideas You Won’t Hear About on HGTV, Astonishing Home Makeovers You Won’t Believe. You’re confused, because it IS confusing! A well-known one is Ivory White and Acadia White AC-41. Do you ever comment on how regional and/or seasonal differences in light affect paint colors? All About Wainscoting + The One Thing You Must Never Do! I have white cabinets with oak molding, so I have to stay warm. Thanks so much! The stems of Portugal Laurel are red when young and this contrasts well with the dark green leaves. My hardwood floors will be a greyish warm brown (if that makes sense, a little bit of a taupey grey hue) and my countertops will be white shimmery quartz with a soft gray backsplash. Hope you had a wonderful day!! She did a test sample on a white wall. It would be like a doctor trying to diagnose an illness based on “I have a headache and am nauseous.”, No worries, though. I don’t want any And if you’re still needing more help, my Laurel Home Essential Paint Collection is coming out on May 10th. You can’t go wrong with Balboa Mist. I painted it Scandinavian Pink by Annie Sloan. Us designers aren’t telling them how to paint! I’ve decided that in the scheme of things, that this is not actually very high on the horror scale and to just live with it. The rooms you posted are beautiful especially the last one…I could grab everything off the wall over the mantel! Thank you for your feedback!ReplyCancel, Yes, it’s possible that the grass could be reflecting in.ReplyCancel. Help, please!ReplyCancel, Very honored to be featured here today, Laurel! What I was getting at was, of the 18 colors of gray that you mention in your articles, which one is most likely to work with both warm and cool color schemes without giving off an unexpected color tone? In fact, it’s a bit of a joke. I used it in a space and it looked quite pinky and quickly had to repaint. I just put up a sample and am nervous about the lavender hue, but from afar it does look like a warm gray. This is wonderful particularly for libraries and offices but can also be used in other rooms. I would need some photos. I fully get how difficult it is to make a choice. These fruit are globular (8-10 mm across), glossy in appearance, and turn from green to black as they mature. how to get the color right, the first time, please look here. Thank you!ReplyCancel. I think I may go with Abalone, since I do want to keep the Dining Room special with the Shale color – it really is gorgeous, the most perfect color I could have found. THE. I said that the chip looks like cp, not necessarily how it looks on the wall. It creates a dense canopy, competes with and replaces native species, and continues to inhibit their regeneration even after it has been removed. Portugal Laurel has a dark green leaf that is much smaller than the leaf of Cherry Laurel. I had this image incorrectly credited to John Jacob, another fine interior designer, but this is from Ben Pentreath’s and Bridie Hall’s fabulous shop in London Pentreath and Hall. I’ve been trying to find a gray to emphasize my golds, greens and reds in my living room and dining room which open up to each other.. My rooms are small and dark (Chicago winters!) However, most of these can be separated by the fact that they do not give off a strong camphor smell when their leaves are crushed. But the painter liked it as much as I did when he finished and said that he would be recommending it to clients. Many, many of the OC #s have duplicate numbers–mostly in the same fan deck! Anyway, the trim in the kitchen is definitely a creamy white(I see yellow) and now that the gray owl is up in den, the kitchen and den flow together somewhat(can see each room from another even though there is a definitive doorway) my husband painted an off the shelf bright, crisp white in there, no undertones at all it is just WHITE. 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