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From Start To Furnish

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No-Fail Paint Colors

Everybody loves giving their home a new look with a fresh paint color.  But sometimes it's difficult to choose the correct color that won't turn green on you or be too dark in your space.  Here are 7 no-fail paint colors that look beautiful in any space, in any light at any time of day.  

Benjamin Moore Manchester Tan

This is a no-fail paint color for warm neutral.  This soft khaki can work to unify a transitional whole house decor.

Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter

Revere Pewter is a no-fail paint color for a slightly warm gray.  It is foolproof for a color that unifies a whole house.   

Benjamin Moore Gray Owl

Gray Owl is a no-fail paint color if you're in search of a soft neutral gray.  It's not too dark or too green.  It's a perfect background for a cool contemporary or transitional decor.

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray

Another no-fail warm gray is Agreeable Gray.  It's name is Agreeable for good reason.  It is quite versatile.  It can go slightly khaki or a tint bluer depending on what it is used with.  A true in-between that never fails.

Sherwin Wiliams Navajo White

If you are looking for a subtle yellow that doesn't scream "yellow" but is just a soft yellow-white, then look no further than Navaho White.  I've used it plenty of times in small spaces where just that hint of yellow was what we were after.  Navajo White is such a great neutral warm white that we use it as our go-to in our rental houses.  It goes with anyone's furnishings, can be used on walls as well as trim for a simpler specification and is much warmer than stark white.

Benjamin Moore Decorator's White

For a no-fail stark white, Decorator White is my choice.  You wouldn't believe how many whites there are to choose from and even choosing a simple white can be mind-boggling.  Whites can have tones of yellow, pink or gray and everything in between.  Decorator White is my choice when the project calls for a white-white.

Benjamin Moore Red

And finally, for a no-fail pop of drama, red.  When I'm working on a project where we are looking for a dramatic room or maybe just an accent and nothing says it, but a true red.  Benjamin Moore Red has been my go-to dramatic red on multiple occasions.

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Jill OrnelasAmbiance