Ten Ways To Not Screw Up Picking Your Paint Colors

Does the thought of picking paint colors make you uneasy, nervous, and maybe a little scared?I think that is normal. Why? Because most people don't understand how color actually works, in other words, the science of color. Even many so-called experts.And so, there is a lot of bad information out there on picking paint colors and the average person is confused about how to do it and get the results they want.It is no wonder.The best way to not mess up your paint colors is to get help from an expert Read more [...]

I Bet You Made These Three Color Mistakes

I Bet you. Why? Because most people do. Why? Because this bad advice is all over the internet. Why? Because people continue to repeat this bad information on blogs and in forums, so most people think it is true. Mistake #1-Testing paint colors against a white background People often think white is a perfect neutral background to see the true characteristics of the color they are testing.  Looking at your color against the old paint color can affect your perception of the new color. White Read more [...]

Let’s Solve Your Paint Color Dilemma

  With concern about the coronavirus, you may be tempted to stick close to home and get some projects done. Maybe painting? New color has a way of making us feel great and our house look new and fresh. Of course, that can trigger the dreaded paint dilemma.At some time or another, we all face it. Whether we are painting our whole house, a room, a wall or just a door, decisions need to be made. And what if we make the wrong one. OMG, the sky will fall. Or people will think we have horrible taste. Read more [...]

How to Pick the Perfect Exterior Paint Colors- Part 2

In my last post,  How to Pick the Perfect Exterior Paint Colors for your home, I shared the first steps in my process for picking exterior paint colors for my own home.  I mentioned this included:Consider what colors you likeConsider your limitations  such as your fixed finishes, landscape and surroundings.Visualize the possibilities.Test your choices to see them in different light conditions.Here is the before photo of my home and the colors I had selected to test (Benjamin Moore Moscow Midnight, Read more [...]