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Top 10 Posts and Paint Colors of 2013

Happy New Year’s Eve – I can’t believe it’s the last day of 2013! Today I wanted to show you the most popular posts and paint colors here at FPC. Some of them you may remember, others may be new. Either way it’s always fun to see what readers look at the most. Have such a fun day/night today and I will be back next year with more paint inspiration. 2014 is going to be awesome!
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One of my favorite home tours from the Utah Valley Parade of Homes. Great paint colors and home décor ideas.
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Palladian Blue by Benjamin Moore
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Contented by Sherwin Williams
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Paint color combination for Believable Buff and ideas to paint your powder room.
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Revere Pewter by Benjamin Moore
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My Top 5 Paint Colors for Every Room in Your Home
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Senora Gray by Benjamin Moore
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Rainwashed by Sherwin Williams
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Gray: Ocean Pearl by Behr Paint
White: Sea Salt by Behr Paint
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Emerald: 2013 Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone has released the hot new color for 2013! It’s called Emerald and today I wanted to show you some of my favorite ways to incorporate it into your home, with of course some paint suggestions.

Emerald Accessories:


Paint Ideas:

Emerald Green by Krylon
Emerald Isle by Benjamin Moore
If you are thinking of painting anything Emerald Isle, Benjamin Moore recommends coordinating with these 4 colors:
Baby Turtle
Spanish Olive
Ebony King
Revere Pewter
Is Emerald going to make a visit into your home this year? What do you think of it? I like this color, but to be honest I love it more for fashion then my home, but really love seeing it in others.
Especially here. 🙂 Have a great day everyone!
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Aloe SW6464 - Sherwin Williams color of the year

Sherwin -Williams 2013 Color of the Year

Happy December! I hope that everyone is well and that you are enjoying this holiday season so far.

Today, I want to introduce you to the next Sherwin-Williams color of the year! It’s fresh, serene, adaptable and I think soo 2013.
Aloe SW6464 - Sherwin Williams color of the year

    Meet: “Aloe”

Aloe SW6464 - Sherwin Williams color of the year
Aloe SW6464 - Sherwin Williams color of the year

Jackie Jordan, color expert from Sherwin-Williams says Aloe is “a perfect pick for everyday spaces such as a breezy sunroom or a well-dressed living room,”  and calls it “no ordinary pastel”.  Jordan says “While Aloe’s vibe can verge on retro, when paired with caviar blacks, crisp whites or soft grays, Aloe has a new soul and attitude.”
Fun, huh?
Also, here is a great pictograph with more ideas on how it could be used in your home or office.

What do you think? Do you like it? For me, I could picture it in a bathroom with fun, vibrant colors, a laundry room with white cabinets, or a tween girl’s room with retro décor. Is this a color you would use in your home? If so, where?

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