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Trending on Remodelista: All About Color

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Trending on Remodelista: All About Color

August 23, 2019

On Remodelista this week, tips on how to live with color—including expert advice on how to choose the perfect paints.

Decorating with Color

A couple&#8\2\17;s cottage on a tiny island not far from Seattle shows what happens when you&#8\2\17;re not afraid to decorate with color. Photography by Thomas J. Story, courtesy of Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, from Shipshape and Refreshed: A Considered Renovation of an \1898 Cabin on Maury Island.
Above: A couple’s cottage on a tiny island not far from Seattle shows what happens when you’re not afraid to decorate with color. Photography by Thomas J. Story, courtesy of Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, from Shipshape and Refreshed: A Considered Renovation of an 1898 Cabin on Maury Island.

Choosing the Right Paint

Above: Before you commit to a color, please read Expert Advice: How to Choose Paint Like a Pro, featuring tips from Nicole Gibbons, the designer-entrepreneur behind new direct-to-consumer paint line Clare. Photographs courtesy of Clare.

Finding Perfect Grays

In the mood for grays? Frank Muytjens and Scott Edward Cole&#8\2\17;s recently opened inn has the perfect shades of gray. See The Inn at Kenmore Hall: A Stately New Bed & Breakfast in the Berkshires for all their paint picks. Photograph by Frank Muytjens, courtesy of The Inn at Kenmore Hall.
Above: In the mood for grays? Frank Muytjens and Scott Edward Cole’s recently opened inn has the perfect shades of gray. See The Inn at Kenmore Hall: A Stately New Bed & Breakfast in the Berkshires for all their paint picks. Photograph by Frank Muytjens, courtesy of The Inn at Kenmore Hall.

Burning for Black

Houses blackened using the age-old technique of shou sugi ban have a texture and richness different from a coat of black paint. Photograph courtesy of Greta Rybus, from The Soot House: Conjuring the Ghosts of Old New England on Spruce Head in Maine.
Above: Houses blackened using the age-old technique of shou sugi ban have a texture and richness different from a coat of black paint. Photograph courtesy of Greta Rybus, from The Soot House: Conjuring the Ghosts of Old New England on Spruce Head in Maine.

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