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Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Wordless Wednesday–#MyBenjaminMooreHome–Paint selection #FreshStart with @BenjaminMooreCA

I have a secret project and you can’t tell anyone about it... I am trying hard to pick some colours for #MyBenjaminMooreHome and I love having Benjamin Moore colour fans or colour decks at my disposal.

I have worked with Clancy’s Rainbow my local Benjamin Moore store for almost 15 years now.  They helped me pick colours for my first home, here in London, Ontario.  When I moved into our current home, I had Catherine Dixon, colour specialist, come by the house and give me expert advice on how to pick complimentary and contrasting colours.  I had a clear vision that I wanted to be able to walk from one room to another and see different complimentary colours.  I didn’t want anything jagged and out of place but I did want colour in every room.  You will not see a white wall in any rooms except the basement (which we have never painted).

It is ten years later and I have decided to make a few changes so I have consulted my very own colour fans (yes, you know you are obsessed with Benjamin Moore paint when you have your own colour fans).

For my (not so) Wordless Wednesdays, I thought I would share my lovely colour fans and a couple of rooms in my house... You can find My Benjamin Moore Home Pinterest board and follow the progress in the next few months... STAY TUNED!

BenjaminMoore_French Violet_@DownshiftingPRO



#5Colour Collection _ Benjamin Moore Colour Fan _ DownshiftingPRO #MyBenjaminMooreHome  Benjamin Moore Colour Fan _ DownshiftingPRO #MyBenjaminMooreHome

  Candice Olson _ Benjamin Moore Colour Fan _ DownshiftingPRO #MyBenjaminMooreHome  GlucksteinHome _ Benjamin Moore Colour Fan _ DownshiftingPRO #MyBenjaminMooreHome


You can find the newest Benjamin Moore colour fan at your local store and also look for the 2014 Colour Stories brochure to tell you all about the latest trends...

Templeton Gray_ DownshiftingPRO #MyBenjaminMooreHome


This is my living room and it is painted in Templeton Gray. It is a blue gray and looks fabulous with my deep grey velvet sofa.  It anchors it well, don’t you think?

This is a (not so) Wordless Wednesday post and the first in a series of #MyBenjaminMooreHome #FreshStart posts.

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  1. Love the French Violet! It's fun giving a room a fresh look with a new colour, but I always find it so overwhelming to choose from all the great colours! I love the colours in the bottom two fans in your photos. I find them very pleasing to the eye. Good luck with all your painting over the next few months!

  2. great choices, everything looks really nice

  3. Gorgeous French violet shade my dear! I can't wait to see what you come up with. I love these complementary colours. They are stunning and rich and frankly never anything I would ever combine together on my own. I simply don't have an eye that way. That's why I need you my dear!! Can't wait to see how these jobs turn out!!

  4. I love that look!! The french voilet is so beautiful!! Great job! I need to visit your store for advice. I suck at decorating!

  5. It does anchor great! I always take so long choosing colours! your home looks beautiful!

  6. Both of your colour palettes are so restful and pretty. :-)

  7. I've been using Moore paint for years.

  8. I love your colour choice!

  9. Oh, color fans are addictive... :)

  10. Oh it's so much fun picking out colors for a makeover! And so hard to choose too! I love the first scheme.

  11. The french violet is beautiful! It's almost like a dark blue color. Love it!

  12. Benjamin Moore paint is the best paint in the industry by far!! Ralph Lauren is right up there with it but Benjamin Moore has the best color choices. We are about to paint our whole entire house with Benjamin Moore!! I can't wait!!

  13. I love these dark steel-ey type colors. They make a great back drop for amazing fabrics