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 Don’t be intimidated by the bold intensity of red!

Red paint shades are the drama queen of paint colour palettes, always ready to impress. Learn how to tame this flamboyant color and use it for decorating your home.

red in the bedroom…

A grand red velvet headboard in this bedroom makes such a statement.

The addition of chalkboard paint with red walls adds a touch of whimsy to this bold colour and great to write notes to your loved ones.

red in the kitchen…

 There is nothing boring about these bold red painted cabinets, for this look try Benjamin Moore’s 2080-10 Raspberry Truffle.

“If you want to make a point, you make it in red.” -Ashbey Simpson

red in the laundry room…

Surround yourself with warmth by using rustic reds that have a hint of orange.  Try Benjamin Moore’s Navajo Red 2171-10.

red in the bathroom…

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How-to project: Painted red furniture

Find an old or dated piece of furniture that you would like to transform.

  1. Lightly sand the existing finish.
  2. Clean off with tsp to remove any residue.
  3. Prime furniture with a super adherent primer (tinted to charcoal).
  4. Find the perfect shade of red, let us suggest AF-290   Caliente.
  5. Apply 2 coats of paint, try Benjamin Moore Advance paint in a semi-gloss finish.

 

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