Blog Posts - Ben Moore



Lynn’s Window Decision and Decorating the Condo

If you are following along with my SIL Lynn’s family room makeover, the curtains are hung and they look wonderful: To be hemmed of course. We had a few choices of panels narrowed down. You can see all of her options we looked at here. This is the...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Dec 7, 2016

Resource Guide For Kitchen Redesign

Hey everyone! I wanted to share the design plan and resources we used for the kitchen makeover that I posted about earlier this week here : Here is the design board created for this restyled kitchen:   Area Rug Tablecloth Table & Chairs...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Aug 24, 2016

Before & After Photos of Kitchen Redesign

This project was one of my all-time favorite kitchen redesigns! It came out so beautifully and the homeowner is very happy! I gave you a sneak peek here of her before kitchen: The cabinets are still in great shape so we worked with them. Our first...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Aug 21, 2016

A Few Project Updates

Hello everyone! I hope you are all having a wonderful Summer. Instead of a post about one subject today, I wanted to share a variety of smaller projects going on over here: *  I have been chipping away at our large home painting project. I took a ra...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Aug 14, 2016

Reminder: How NOT to Test Paint Colors

I asked my client if it was ok to use her photos in a post today that I wanted to write as a reminder to others how NOT to test paint color samples. She laughed and agreed.  Anything to help others. She told me she had tested my suggestion of Grant...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Aug 2, 2016

Benjamin Moore Historical Color Collection

Are you still having trouble choosing a paint color?  I think I can help start you in the right direction: via   Revere Pewter HC- 172 Take a look at the Benjamin Moore Historical Collection.  I look through the Historical palette frequently and...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jul 24, 2016

Review of Paint Finishes

I seem to get asked quite a bit, which paint finish/sheen should be used on the ceiling, walls and trim. Here are a few quick and easy ways I use to remember paint finishes: via * Paint finish means the same as paint sheen. * Another way to think of...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jul 10, 2016

Quick Online Kitchen Update

After all of the planning, my client is finally starting to see results in her new kitchen redesign. The granite we selected looks fabulous!: Working with the wood cabinets, I suggested  Benjamin Moore Grant Beige HC-83, for the wall color, (my n...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jun 29, 2016

Color Crush – Champion Cobalt

You know that feeling when you find a color that you KNOW you need to use because it is just so beautiful?  I get that feeling sometimes and I just found a color I would love to use in my home. That color is Ben Moore Champion Cobalt 2061-20: Surpr...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on May 11, 2016

Looking For A New Entry Color?

Since I seem to receive quite a few emails asking what are my most popular foyer colors, I thought I would share a few of my favorite entryway/foyer paint colors: Ben Moore Revere Pewter HC- 172: via Ben Moore Barren Plain 2111-60: via Remember tha...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on May 7, 2016

Weekend Project

I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend and enjoying your time.  My husband and I are busy painting our living room. This project has taken up a few weekends already. I have tried four different paint  color samples: I really wanted white wa...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Apr 30, 2016

Color Spotlight: Benjamin Moore’s Edgecomb Gray

Looking for a beautiful, tranquil paint color for your bedroom?   Benjamin Moore’s Edgecomb Gray HC-173 might just be the perfect color choice: It is a very warm and welcoming neutral color: Like its fan deck neighbor Revere Pewter, Edgec...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Apr 20, 2016

BM and SW Color Exchange Chart

To all of my readers who requested a main list of color swap options between Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams, here is a list you can bookmark or print:       via Ben Moore Revere Pewter HC-172 and Collonade Gray SW 7641 Ben Moore Palladian...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Apr 9, 2016

Does Grant Beige Work With Oak Cabinets?

I received an interesting reader question the other day: Dear Kelly, How would Grant Beige be on my kitchen walls with honey oak cabinets? I am looking for a neutral color that will downplay the cabinets but go with my granite that has neutrals,grays...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Mar 28, 2016

Kelly’s Five Favorite Neutrals

I have finally narrowed my top list of neutral paint colors that I frequently use! I feel confident about my top choices, which are also my favorites, and I want to share my color advice with you. My list of favorite neutrals, in no particular order...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Feb 29, 2016

Just A Reminder

I just wanted to let you know that the March issue of my newsletter ‘Roominations’ will be published tomorrow, March 1, 2015. This issue will feature ‘Kelly’s Five Favorite Neutrals’ that are my amazing group of colors that I trust...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Feb 28, 2016

Working With An Unusual Trim Color

Finding a wall color is difficult enough. But when you have to work around an unusual color such as this trim below: It is really challenging!  Can you tell what undertone the trim has? This is my living room in our NH home. The previous owner thou...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Feb 23, 2016

Why I’ve Got the Blues (And I Think You Should, Too!)

Today I have the pleasure of guest posting at one of my favorite design blogs- Design Chic. You all know how I love the color navy blue, so I thought I would share the post and all the pretty pictures with you here:       via Design Chic is a b...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Feb 5, 2016

Review of Gray Undertones

Undertones. We have learned enough about color to know we can not ignore them. But I have found that knowing the undertones of a color makes the color selection process much easier and less stressful. So I thought I would do a little review as a remi...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Feb 3, 2016

Color Selection Made Easy

  Today we are flooded with so much information on how to choose the perfect paint color for our homes. Blogs, magazines, Pinterest, Houzz, Facebook, HGTV and many other sources. We read all the different info and then find ourselves questioning...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jan 31, 2016


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