Catalog Paint Colors

Apr 21

May-July 2016 Paint Colors

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Paint colors from the Ballard Designs catalog

Because we shoot in real homes, we are not always at liberty to paint the walls. In those cases, we have chosen paint colors that best match the wall color in the photo. Please be aware that color may vary due to various light conditions, finish and other factors.  Therefore, it’s always a great idea to test a paint sample on your wall first. We use Benjamin Moore paint, but most paint stores can match any color.

 
Apr 11

How to Pick Exterior Paint Colors

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Exterior paint colors with color expert

Inevitably, when the weather warms we turn our attention to the outside of our homes, sprucing up the yard and porches and generally looking for ways to turn up the curb appeal. One of the biggest exterior changes you can make for the most impact is painting your home. It’s also one of the most daunting.

To help you choose the right palette, we got in touch with color consultant and designer, Jennifer Ott of Jennifer Ott Design. “It’s good timing,” Jennifer told us when we contacted her at her office in San Francisco. “With everyone heading outside, now is the best time to paint the exterior of your house.”

 
Apr 5

Quiz: What Color Should You Paint Your Room?

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Which color should you paint your room?

Paint is a tricky topic. You wouldn’t believe how many questions we get about picking paint colors here at How to Decorate! Everything from lighting to mood can affect which color you pick. It’s a topic you can study endlessly, and we have! To help you pick colors in your space, we came up with this quiz. Hopefully it’ll help you narrow down the options, and we’re even sharing our favorite, tried-and-true shades.

 
Feb 25

March-April 2016 Paint Colors

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Benjamin Moore Delray Gray paint color from Ballard Designs catalog

Because we shoot in real homes, we are not always at liberty to paint the walls. In those cases, we have chosen paint colors that best match the wall color in the photo. Please be aware that color may vary due to various light conditions, finish and other factors.  Therefore, it’s always a great idea to test a paint sample on your wall first. We use Benjamin Moore paint, but most paint stores can match any color.

 
Dec 21

January-February 2016 Paint Colors

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Benjamin Moore's Sugarcane Pink from Ballard Designs catalog

Because we shoot in real homes, we are not always at liberty to paint the walls. In those cases, we have chosen paint colors that best match the wall color in the photo. Please be aware that color may vary due to various light conditions, finish and other factors.  Therefore, it’s always a great idea to test a paint sample on your wall first. We use Benjamin Moore paint, but most paint stores can match any color.

 
Sep 25

October-December 2015 Paint Colors

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Paint color from the Ballard Designs catalog

Because we shoot in real homes, we are not always at liberty to paint the walls. In those cases, we have chosen paint colors that best match the wall color in the photo. Please be aware that color may vary due to various light conditions, finish and other factors.  Therefore, it’s always a great idea to test a paint sample on your wall first. We use Benjamin Moore paint, but most paint stores can match any color.

 
Aug 21

How to Pick Paint Colors for your Room

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Benjamin Moore's Going to the Chapel paint color

Sometimes it feels as if picking just the right shade of paint can be an elusive task. We know some of you feel the same way, because we get tons of questions about the topic. So we decided to take your most frequently asked questions about paint and picking colors to an expert, color consultant and interior designer, Jennifer Ott of Jennifer Ott Design, LLC.