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Create the foyer you want…

4 tips for creating a gorgeous foyer

1. Try painting your foyer a different colour from the rooms adjacent to it. Warm colours appear inviting and cool tones can create a calming space.  A scrubbable paint is perfect for foyers and hallways, when people come into your home they usually lean against the wall and take their shoes off.  Try our Aura paint in either an eggshell or matte finish.

2. Lighting is very important in the entrance way, make sure there is adjustable brightness. Not extremely bright, but well lit and welcoming. For a big dose of drama and high style opt for wallpaper and a large lighting fixture that makes a statement.  A very important touch is to always add a plant of some kind, to bring in oxygen and new energy. Keep this room always feeling fresh.

3. Hang large mirrors, this will give you a preview of rooms to come by reflecting attractive features of an adjacent room.  They will also increase the space and reflect light.  We have some amazing mirrors, come into our store today and check out our decor items.

4. Create a Wall of Life, you could display a gallery wall of artwork, photographs or showcase a beautiful piece of artwork/sculpture on a foyer table.

1577 Arctic Gray

We love this soft and elegant gray 1577 Artic Gray by Benjamin Moore, it so soft it almost glows.

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Dior Gray

Screen Shot 2016-03-18 at 4.00.14 PMLooking for a sophisticated gray paint colour for your boring white kitchen or bathrooms?

We love the classic feel of Benjamin Moore’s 2133-40 Dior Gray.

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Tone On Tone Kitchen

We love the idea of painting out all of the wood panelling the same colour as kitchen cupboards (although in a different paint finish).

We love this cool gray colour 2127-40 Wolf Gray, it really makes a small space feel larger.

Framing out a wall or old doorway and painting the background HC-143 Wythe blue by Benjamin Moore, genius.

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Classic Bathroom

This bathroom is simply elegant, from it’s gold accessories to it’s marble floors. The walls, tiles and towels are all white to keep it classic. Vanity was painted in HC-168 Chelsea Gray by Benjamin Moore.

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HC-168 Chelsea Gray

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Country Kitchen

Don’t you just love the cozy and neutral feel to this country kitchen? It’s all in the colours.

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Long-lasting durability, furniture like finishes and rich colors, we love Benjamin Moore’s Aura Interior and ADVANCE paints are perfect for creating new, bold looks in your home.

10 Soft Silvery Neutrals For February

It’s hard to find soft silver neutral tones that mesh well together.

Below we have collected 10 off whites to soft grays that look fantastic in kitches, bathrooms and laundry rooms.

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12654419_10153912911091323_4818563257819034816_nNeutrals don’t have to be drab! Finding Silver Pennies gave her kitchen a bright new look with OC-52 Gray Owl (walls), OC-17 White Dove (trim) and CW-715 Bone Black  (cabinets)

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12647244_10153897467101323_8228288204967229018_nPainting your bathroom cabinetry can be a simple and cost effective way to update your space. Try 2108-50 Silver Fox in Benjamin Moore’s ADVANCE paint is perfectly formulated to get the job done, making for a quick and easy DIY.  (Brown Eyed Fox)

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Pair a green-gray, like 2142-50 Gray Mirage, with a creamy neutral such as 2143-60 Moonlight White in Aura Bath & Spa to create a soothing and classic effect.

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Inspired by the swelling blend of misty blues that line the sea and sky along the eastern seaboard, this beautiful palette features pale greens and blues. Light earthy tones add to the fresh, tranquil feel. In this bathroom, the walls are painted in HC-171 Wickham Gray  using Aura Bath & Spa. The ceiling is painted in AF-5 Frostine using Waterborne Ceiling Paint.

12509557_10153889075936323_8418317276812122981_nThis dreamy laundry room’s cabinetry is painted in CSP-5 Perspective Benjamin Moore.

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