Make room for creativity withOctober Mist 1495, Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year for 2022. October Mist is part of the Color Trends 2022 palette, a collection that reflects the positivity we want to see and feel in the colors we choose to surround ourselves with.
With Benjamin Moore’s 2022 Color of the Year being announced shortly, we’re feeling nostalgic about the choices unveiled over the past decade. Each one perfectly captured the look and feel of that moment in time, reflecting the year’s global trends in art, fashion and interior design.
It seems everyone has tried to escape the seasonal blahs by building cozy home nests feathered with hygge flair – faux furs, chunky knits, natural woods and candles, sooo many candles – recreating the warm, fuzzy feelings of, say, mom’s homemade soup, a favorite sweatshirt or a hug.
We know you’ve got your hands full, juggling the demands of working from home while helping your kiddos get the hang of e-learning models. But here’s a fun project the whole family can get behind: painting the kids’ rooms. Consider it part of the real-world curriculum. And because it involves their own rooms, the kids will be genuinely invested in the outcome.
Did you know that dreaming about a door represents new opportunities and change? Hey, I’m no dream expert, but maybe it’s actually your front door trying to tell you “Opportunity is knocking and I’m ready for a change!” A bright, juicy burst of colour
can turn your front door into an intriguing focal point.
While you might be hesitant to consider painting your siding, if it’s done right, painting it will give you up to 10 years of stunning results. Most homeowners are motivated to paint their vinyl siding because the colour has become dated. The washed out yellow or pale blue that looked great twenty years ago – would look outstanding in a more modern taupe, warm gray or tan.
Have you heard the phrase, “You will never get a second chance to make a first impression”? As many have experienced this first hand, they understand how crucial a first impression is. But first impressions don’t start when you say the first hello, first impressions start when the newcomer walks up the front steps to your door.
Your front door is so much more than an entranceway – it’s a chance for your home to make a statement and say, “Hello, world!” What really speaks volumes is a fresh coat of curb appeal. Go bold with the paint colour of your front door and life instantly becomes more interesting.
You fell in love with a paint chip. Hey, it happens. But as enamoured as you may be with that particular shade of awesome, how appealing will that colour be when it’s painted on a wall, fills an entire room or covers the outside of your house?