Winter isn’t just about gray and white.
End of the year is a good time for reflection. My first blog was called “Color Noodle” launched December, 2008. April 2010 I switched blogging platforms to WordPress and decided to change to a new design and name, Color Budz. Have a hankerin’ to change things up again.
Tangerine Tango in Benjamin Moore.
This is a good example of how LRV, Light Reflectance Value, plays a part in the energy savings equation. In very basic, stripped down terms lighter colors reflect more energy from the sun than darker colors. The original roof sealant was a medium gray with an estimated LRV of 40-45. The new, bright white coating has a LRV of 90.
We have a mix of tile and flat roof on our house to seal.
“it’s just paint” is just the wrong thing to say.
Online Design Before and After
Are you your own CMO?
I take social media seriously.
Lots of comments on this one – comments are longer than the actual post!
You CAN paint upholstered pieces.
Ever wonder who comes up with paint color names? Some of them are completely absurd and provide no clues whatsoever as to what the color actually looks like. Farrow & Ball gets a critique.
Just because you have a dimly lit room, you are not sentenced to exclusively living with white or off white paint colors. We discuss how you can celebrate the light you have to work with and turn it into a positive aspect of the room — you don’t have to play it safe!
In this quick Burst of Color we discuss two collections of colors from Ben Moore, Classic Colors & Color Preview.
Luminosity or Luminance.
Hue and color do not mean the same thing.
Color inspiration! The PB slices could almost pass for paint chips. On behalf of paint store staff everywhere, allow me to list some of my favorite “peanut” inspired paint colors so you can leave your PB slices at home.