Looking at colors? Here is a little help to help you pick colors.


Red:    The strongest energy of any color, red is best used in rooms that require interaction, such as dining rooms, where it is thought to stimulate the appetite. Red also adds drama to dens, hallways and powder rooms.

    A pale red, pink is associated with delcate, feminine look and is used to soften and lighten the look of a bathrooms and bedrooms. Pink may be looked upon as elegant, refined and poised.

Yellow:    The color of happiness and optimism, yellow suggests positive, cheerful feelings and can be used to brighten practically any room. Yellow is great for "work rooms" such as Kitchens and laundry rooms.

Green:    Associated with health and fertility, Green is cool relaxing color that also connotes a feeling of newewal and growth. It works well in living rooms, dens and bedrooms and is cinsedered a natural, neutral tone.

Tranquil and meditative, blue is perhaps the most peaceful of all colors, exerting a smoothing, calming influence. Great for bedrooms and baths, It's often used with and accent color, as too much blue can create a cold dreary feeling.

Purple:    Traditionally the color of royalty, purple tones evike a feeling of luxury and nobility. This majecstic color works well in bedrooms, living rooms and bathrooms where it can give a sense of lavish opulence.    

Brown:    An earth tone, brown is the most natural of all colors and helps "grounds" any color scheme. Brown is good for living rooms, dens and hallways. It works best with an accent color that will keep it from becoming too monotonous.    

White:    White is the most neutral of all colors and gets along with parctically any other shade. Elegant and sophisticated, it can be used to open up spaces and as a backdrop for kitchens, baths and any room that requires a crisp, clean, well-designed look.

Black:    A dramatic color, black is often used as an accent to embolden other tones. It works well with white to create a classic, timeless motif. You can also use black with jewel tones for a sparkling, magical appearance.


Paint Sheen Description Recommend
Flat/Matte           Smooth, subtle, elegant finish, hides surface imperfections. Ideal for low traffic areas           Living room, dinning room and bedroom.
 Eggshell/Low-Lustre  Smooth with added washability. Elegant low sheen finish. Best in low traffic areas. Living room, Dinning room, Bedroom and Foyer.
Satin Scrabbability, plus an elegant finish. Soft sheen reflects light. I deal for active rooms. Family room, Children's room, Laundry room, Kitchen and Bathroom
Semi Gloss Most scrubbale paint for walls. Smooth sheen reflects light. Excellent for high traffic areas.  Kitchen (cabinets/doors), Bathroom (cabinets/doors), Moulding and Trim.
High Gloss/Gloss Most scrubbable finish, smooth high-shine finish, Ideal for frequently washed surfaces. Trim, Woodwork, Moulding, Doors and Cabinets.
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