I get asked a lot about the paint colors used throughout our home. I’m beginning a paint color series that lists all paint colors used along with examples of how they look both with natural lighting and without. I’m starting with the primary color in our home, Benjamin Moore Brushed Aluminum.
one cohesive color
Our very talented interior designer, Alicia Weaver, taught me that you need to come up with a coherent paint color scheme. She advised me to not “stamp” paint colors. Meaning, don’t use a bunch of colors throughout the home. Pick one neutral color you like and apply it everywhere. This will lead to a cohesive look in your home.
Because lighting changes the color Brushed Aluminum will look a bit different in darker hallways versus rooms flooded in light, but it’s still the same color and still gives you that sense of cohesiveness.
layer the color
You’ll also notice I included a piece of furniture in the details below. We decided to paint my custom buffet console in the same Brushed Aluminum color using a lacquer finish. Alicia had the idea that even though it would be the same color of the wall, the high gloss effect would allow it to stand apart yet look very soft within the room. She was right! She loves to layer the same color which is one of the primary reasons are home feels very thought out.
Add other colors that complement it for certain rooms that need it. I’ll continue to share the other colors in our home.
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brushed aluminum examples
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