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Benjamin Moore’s 2017 Color of the Year — Shadow

Shadow 2117-30, is allusive and enigmatic — a master of ambiance.  “It ebbs and flows with its surroundings, and light brings it to life. Rich, royal amethyst can fade into the soft lilac-grey of distant mountains or morph into lustrous coal. Indulge your mysterious side. Let Shadow set the mood.” 

—Ellen O’Neill, Creative Director

See more in this exclusive video by Benjamin Moore.

https://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/color-overview/color-collections/color-trends-2017

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What's the difference?

What’s the Difference? Interior Stains

Stains, or more specifically Wood Stains, are used to change the natural color of wood as can be seen here:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is a wide range of stain types available for interior applications and the colors that can be achieved are virtually limitless. The most common types of interior stains are:

Wiping stains Gel stains (heavy bodied stains) Spray …

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How to Paint

Choosing the Right Paint for your Wall

This how-to video shows you a great way to find the proper paint for your walls!

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What's the Difference?

What’s the Difference? Exterior Stains

Exterior stains, or more specifically Exterior Wood Stains, are used to change the natural color of wood. There are four main categories of exterior stains:

Translucent Semi-Transparent Semi-Solid Solid

Following is an example of each:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As can be seen, wood is most visible when using a translucent stain and becomes …

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by Andy Stanush
How to Paint

Simple How To Paint Video Tips

Benjamin Moore has produced this series of helpful how-to videos that provide essential tips and informative step-by-step guides to properly and efficiently complete your painting projects.

The Host: Australian native Karl Champley is an award-winning Master Builder, home improvement expert and building consultant for commercial and residential construction in both the USA and Australia. Learn more about Karl at www.karlchampley.com

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Decorative Paint Projects

Stripe Design

A colorful stripe pattern can perk up a wall—even create a space within a space! Here, we used a unique stripe design to divide the bedroom into two areas: a sleep zone and a work zone.

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