Blog Posts - Kelly's



Simple & Uncomplicated Furniture Painting

Are you still holding on to that special piece of old furniture that you have wanted to paint forever? A reader wrote and asked, “I really would like to paint this little table/bench/chair but I can not figure out which process would be easiest for...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Aug 31, 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

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

Secret Decorator Tip

Want to refresh a room quickly with one new accessory?: via via via The ‘secret’ is the color of the accessory: via via Have you guessed the color is turquoise? I guarantee, your room will look fresh and updated immediately by adding somethin...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Apr 16, 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

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

Blue & Beige Bedroom Consultation

I have been working online with a woman from Chicago on her bedroom redesign. She found me on Pinterest on my design boards here.  Her design plan is coming out so nice I just wanted to share. Her bedroom was already painted in Revere Pewter and she...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jan 28, 2016

Two More Color Options for Oak Cabinets

Yes, I do still suggest looking at green paint colors for your kitchen walls when you are working with oak cabinets, such as here. BUT, I thought I would share a couple other paint color options that also work well: The paint color above is Benjam...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jan 4, 2016

Two More Color Options for Oak Cabinets

Yes, I do still suggest looking at green paint colors for your kitchen walls when you are working with oak cabinets, such as here. BUT, I thought I would share a couple other paint color options that also work well: The paint color above is Benjami...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jan 4, 2016

The Inspired Room Book Tour

Melissa Michael’s new book The Inspired Room was released this week, (isn’t the cover beautiful?) and to celebrate, she’s inviting her blogger friends to share posts about how we were inspired to decorate a room in our home. The room that poppe...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Nov 6, 2015

William Kelly’s War (2014) BRrip

Sinopsis: Drama de guerra de cine independiente australiano. La saga sigue a dos hermanos que dejan su hogar para luchar en la Primera Guerra Mundial y, al volver, encuentran a su familia bajo el asedio de una banda de salteadores Titulo: William Kel...
by Peliculasmas.com on Oct 13, 2015

Finishing Touches On Bath Update

Did you all have a nice long Holiday weekend? Any projects completed? I finished up in my master bath with all the fun details and accessories: Remember that little brown table in the room?: Well I had fun painting it with Chalk Paint® . I do not th...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Sep 8, 2015

Which Gray To Paint Kitchen Cabinets?

A reader recently sent me this photo below asking for help with selecting a gray paint color for her kitchen cabinets: She is going to take small steps with her kitchen redesign and wanted to tackle the cabinets first. No ‘white or cream,’ she s...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Aug 3, 2015

Updated Guest Bedroom

I am enjoying a nice, long two week vacation in our New Hampshire home. My husband and I do not get up here too often because of his business in RI. This is the longest we have ever stayed in our NH home at one time!! We both love it here and this is...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jul 31, 2015

Looking For a Soft Yellow

Hi Kelly, I hope you can help me! I have made so many trips to the paint store this week and every light yellow I bring home, it shows up bright and scary when I sample on the poster board! Would you have any suggestions for a quiet, mellow yellow? T...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jun 30, 2015

BM Color Capture App

Have you tried the Benjamin Moore color app that helps you select paint colors?: via I wrote about this app here when it first came out in 2011. I actually forgot all about until recently when trying to figure out the best shade of blue to work with...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jun 22, 2015

Painted Back Bookshelves

via      Benjamin Moore HC-142 Stratton Blue I am working with a local client and we are now moving into the living room for our next project: I feel there is a real lack of color in the room with not much personality. Besides painting the walls...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Jun 19, 2015


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