Colour of the Month : Wild Aster

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Blush pink is no longer just for little girls, Wild Aster 1240 is the perfect shade of pale pink for any age. The grey undertone in Wild Aster gives this colour a sophisticated edge; allowing the soft, subtle tones to serve as a neutral in many different colour palette’s.

For a modern touch, try Wild Aster with a range of grey’s and a pop of crisp white – see inspiration images above.

Benjamin Moore describes this colour beautifully. “A pale gray undertone makes this subtle pink almost neutral; a delicate shade evocative of a field of wildflowers caressed by the wind on a summer day.”

Inspiration images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

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Colour of the Year : Simply White

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Simply White OC-117 is Benjamin Moore’s 2016 Color of the Year! Check out the inspiration spaces painted in this shade of white here.

“Layered whites, diffused light… AMBIENCE. Surrender to the complexity of white.”

“Striking contrasts, bold lines… DEFINITION. Angles and edges become sharply defined as white is cut with black.”

“White-washed walls, hand-hewn beams… TEXTURE.”

“Energizing color, crisp white borders… FOCUS. White frames and flatters.”

We are very exciting to celebrate the beauty of Simply White in 2016! This has been our #1 shade of white for over 10 years, thanks to it’s soft neutral undertones and flexibility, it can be paired with almost any color!

How are you going to use Simply White OC-117 in your home this year?

Inspiration images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Colour of the Month: Kendall Charcoal

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“Rich, deep, and luxurious, kendall charcoal pops beautifully when paired with crisp white room accents and trim. A versatile neutral, it also works well with most color schemes.” – Benjamin Moore

For a soft, modern space, layering a variety of grey shades with crisp white and Kendall Charcoal HC-166. This shade of grey is rich, warm and looks beautiful as a wall or accent colour in any space.

Inspirational images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Colour of the Month : Crystal Springs

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“Capturing the softly shaded hue of pure, crystal-clear spring water, this clean, light blue is a cool breeze in any space.” – Benjamin Moore

The perfect description for this light and airy shade of summery blue. Crystal Springs 764 is a fun colour with youthful vibes and a sophisticated touch, especially when paired with a black and white palette. Add a small pop to your home with decor or go bold and paint your favourite room!

Inspiration images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. + check out our Pinterest page for more colour inspiration!

Colour of the Month : Spicy Mustard

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The mustard yellow of the 70’s is making a big comeback this spring. This warm hue of golden yellow is popping up everywhere, from fashion runways to decorating magazines and  Benjamin Moore’s Spicy Mustard 2154-40 is the perfect shade to incorporate this trend into your home. Spicy Mustard is “Anchored by a generous infusion of black, this deep gold is refined and elegant, yet conveys an appealing dash of spicy assertiveness.”

How would you add a touch of this 70’s hue into your home this spring?

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Inspiration Images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

Colour of the Month : Shoreline

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We are featuring this lovely shade of pale gray as our February Colour of the Month – Benjamin Moore Shoreline 1471. Benjamin Moore describes this colour as “timeless, elegant, Classic Colors guarantee beautiful, usable color all the time, every time. A collection of 1,680 inspired hues that consumers and professionals have enjoyed for years, the colors in this palette are as timeless as they are forward.”

This beautiful neutral works as a great with fun pops of colour or as a strong monochromatic palette. How would you use Shoreline 1471 in your home?

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Inspiration images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

Colour of the Month : Guilford Green

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Guilford Green HC-116 is Benjamin Moore‘s 2015 Colour of the Year! “This color is part of the Historic Color collection. A collection of 174 time-honored hues comprises our most popular palette. Steeped in tradition, the refined, elegant colors of the Historical Collection deliver timeless color that can be used in traditional as well as contemporary spaces. Inspired by the documented colors found in 18th- and 19th-century architecture, these classic, inviting tones continue to serve us well today.”

How would you add this soft green hue to your home?

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Inspirational images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.

Colour of the Month : Sapphire Blue

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Sapphire blue is a deep, rich hue of blue in the jewel tone family. Benjamin Moore Blue 2066-10 is the perfect shade for the fun punch of colour over the winter months. Try adding this fun colour to your home with a statement piece of furniture upholstered in a soft velvet, or throw cushions for a smaller accent.

What do you think of this deep Sapphire blue hue for winter? How would you add this to your home decor?

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Inspirational Images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Colour of the Month : Camel

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Benjamin Moore Camel 2165-10 is our featured Colour of the Month for October 2014. This rich, warm shade of brown is the colour of many classics, from the fashion staple wool camel coat, to the buttery camel leather of a masculine club chair. Camel 2165-10 is the perfect neutral for a quality piece of furniture that you will love forever, surpassing transient trends.

Try Camel 2165-10 in your home this fall for a cozy space to cuddle up when the cold weather approaches. Share with us how you would add this shade of brown to your home! On the walls or as furnishings?

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Inspiration images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Colour of the Month : Pomegranate

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Benjamin Moore Pomegranate AF-295 is our Colour of the Month. This is the perfect shade of burgundy for the month of September and welcoming the fall season. This dramatic hue packs a punch when used in both small and large quantities.

As described by Benjamin Moore “As intriguing and complex as the ancient fruit, this richly hued shade of deep red has an orange undertone that adds vibrancy and decorative purpose.”

Try Pomegranate AF-295 on the walls in your dining room, for a romantic and warm space. How would you use this deep colour in your home?

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Inspiration Images: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.