Hi All! Sorry I’ve been MIA but I’ve been busy with clients and the Dream House. It’s a good kind of busy but trying to juggle it all can be diffifult!
These past couple of weeks I have been developing the color palette for the Dream House. Paint color selection is a challenge for most people - it’s my #1 requested service. No one wants to make a mistake including yours truly!
Over the years I have become good friends with Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams. Here in NE Ohio where Sherwin Williams in headquartered, it seems like every painter uses SW. I like their paint but feel that Benjamin Moore offers more color selections so I end up using both in my work.
Since I’ve been knee deep in selecting paint colors, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite spring colors.
From Sherwin Williams
SW 6134 Netsuke – the perfect neutral beige. It has a yellow green undertone, perfect for spring.
SW 6204 Sea Salt – I fell in love this this color four years ago when I used it in an in-law suite. A soft blue green that looks like sea glass. I’ll be paining our living room this color in a few weeks.
SW6267 – Sensitive Tint – a beautiful soothing, sophisticated violet.
SW 6414 Rice Paddy – this yellow green is on the walls of my office which I have designed to feel like a perpetual spring/summer. When the winter weather gets me down, my office palette picks me up!
HC-4 Hawthorne Yellow
HC-5 Weston Flax
If you are looking for the “perfect yellows” check these two colors from BMP’s historical paint collection. They are amazing. Yellow is one of the most difficult colors to pick out. Most of the time they come out way too bright and neon. Hawthorne yellow is a more saturated yellow while Weston Flax is softer. Both are perfect!
052 Conch Shell – this soft peachy pink does look like the beautiful soft color inside a conch sell!
631 Aberdeen Green – a wonderful robin’s egg blue green that reminds me of spring.
920 Honey Harbour - a soft creamy yellow beige – another perfect neutral and a great alternative to beige.