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General Recs for B. Moore Paint Colors

Posted by sailormass (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 20, 12 at 17:52

Hi--me again--sorry to barrage everyone with paint questions!

I'm thinking about painting my great room (vaulted ceiling, lots of windows, 14 x 17) BM's Birmingham Cream. This appears to be a warm and fairly light color. Any thoughts?

Also: thinking about painting my study, which is about 10 x 12, BM's Harvest Bronze. Is this a warm color? Is is so dark that it will make the room seem smaller? I ask because it's hard to tell from swatches and on-line virtual room views.

Any ideas in general for colors for a study of this size?


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RE: General Recs for B. Moore Paint Colors

IMO, next step is to get samples of the two colors and see what you think of them in the space(s).

BC in a well-lit 14x17 space is going to feel, open, expansive, light airy.

HB in a 10x12 is going to cozy it up.

Typically that is how it would work out. Need to insert a *typically* because that's how those colors would translate for a majority of color tolerances.

Expansive, light, airy or 'seem smaller' are all perceptions. Whether it turns out that way depends on how you perceive it - how you see and interpret those colors in those spaces.

RE: General Recs for B. Moore Paint Colors

Thanks, funcolors--great advice!

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