Chalk Your Walls

Use Benjamin Moore’s Ben chalkboard Paint on walls for a new way to bring functionality into your home. It can be applied to any painted surface, so you can use it anywhere, even in the most unexpected of places.

Draw, write and get creative in any room- from a boring dining room to a home office. You can always wipe it down and just have the fabulous base colour, until you want to draw on it again.

Above: (CHALKBOARD) Van Deusen Blue HC-156, ben® Chalkboard Paint, Eggshell (TRIM & CEILING) Chantilly Lace OC-65, ben®, Semi Gloss

Colour Feature Sunday- Warm Clay

Warm clays and rusty reds appear to be stimulating and grounding. Orange based reds have a special sense of heat, enthusiasm, creativity, encouragementabout them. Especially regarding change, health, happiness, sexuality, freedom, expression, and fascination. Warm clays and rusty reds appear to be a mix of stimulating and grounding. 

Benjamin Moore’s Sedona Clay 2174-30 is a classic, this colour looks great with both warm and deep wood tones (flooring, furniture, etc…).

How-To Paint An Exterior Door Right

Learn how to paint an exterior door the correct way with Benjamin Moore’s Aura Grand Entrance paint to ensure it stands out and endures the test of time. This product brings rich, vivid color and exceptional durability to your exterior doors and trim. It also has excellent color retention and fade resistance, as well as a rich, lustrous finish.

7 Simple Steps to Painting a Room

cute-couple-painting-new-homeHere are 7 tips to make your painting projects go smoother and faster while giving you a professional-looking finish that you’ll be proud of.  If you plan to tackle the job yourself, you’ll need to ensure you start with thorough paint preparation. Repainting is a fantastic way to boost how your home feels and breathes new life into your home.  As the saying goes, if you fail to prepare, prepare to fail.

You can always count on our staff to help you choose the right paint and finish for your next project.

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  1. Choose your colour and the proper paint finish for each room.
  2. Clean walls. Remove dust, dirt, and grease spots (which can ruin a smooth finish) with water and TSP or a little mild dish washing detergent, and a cellulose sponge.
  3. Tape the trim, window, and door frames.
  4. Prime the walls.
  5. Brush where you can’t roll.
  6. Roll the walls and use the W technique.
  7. Paint the trim.

Century Colour

COLOUR

Century Paint by Benjamin Moore comes in a curated collection of 75 colors that will enrich the palette of every designer. Each can is pre-mixed and sealed to ensure exact pigmentation and quality.

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Century is for fine designers. It’s for those who go beyond flawless execution to create rooms full of intrigue and imagination. Century gives walls aliveness, an unprecedented richness and depth of color unlike anything the design world has seen.

PLUM

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CLARET

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COPPER

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TOPAZ

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JADE

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SAPPHIRE

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CHARCOAL

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Experience Century Paint

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We are super excited to be the ONLY store in Oakville to carry Century Paint!!

THE STORY

Century Paint is made by designers, this innovative paint comes in a curated collection of 75 colors with unprecedented depth. The complex blend of art and science creates a paint that stands in a category of its own. It is said to feel like soft leather on your wall.

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Century is a new dimension in paint and design. Craftsmanship, precision and beauty have been the heart and soul of Benjamin Moore since 1883.

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Century is more than paint; it’s an experience.

The artisan believes in precision. In keeping strict standards when not surpassing them. And more than anything… in stirring the senses.

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Similar to a soft leather glove, the tactile experience of Century’s Soft Touch Matte Finish is not easily achieved.

Every can of Century is produced in the same Benjamin Moore workshop. And to guarantee true color, each can is delivered pre-mixed and sealed.

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Years of research led to a unique resin and coloring system that created Soft Touch Matte Finish.

This innovative finish adds a tactile dimension to walls. It creates energy in the room and an unprecedented depth of color.

It’s both science and spectacle.

DIY Fall Project ~ Painted Pumpkins

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If pumpkin carving isn’t for you, don’t worry.  Halloween pumpkin decorating is getting more creative. Check out some quick and easy painted pumpkin ideas. These fresh pumpkin decorating ideas will give you creative new ways to display Halloween pumpkins on your front porch.

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Come into the store and grab a few sample pots, you can get any Benjamin Moore colour and they are the perfect size.

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We love this post by Ten June Blog, a glass dome of stacked gourds and baby pumpkins painted in neutral tones. The white painted pumpkins are simple and elegant.

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Spray painting metallics tones in gold and silver are so classy on pumpkins, they almost look like metal statues.

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Halloween inspired painted pumpkins…

Here are some fun ideas to decorate your pumpkins for halloween, a fun and creative project for kids.