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In This Segment

From soft whites to deep greys, and a spectrum of popular colours such as purple, blue and red, Lynda Reeves shows off the top paints from our January 2011 issue and reveals how she would use them. Versatile neutrals in warm and cool tones can brighten up an entire room, for instance. Or, try painting window frames an almost-black shade of grey. Experiment with fun accent colours by painting out a piece of furniture, one accent wall, or a small powder room.

For more on these paint colours, see our Top Paint Picks Of 2011 photo gallery.

See sources

1. Ultra Pure White (1850) - Behr

2. Soapy Water (P5233-14D) - Para Paints

3. Dorian Gray (C2-478) - C2 Paint

4. Prelude (550-2) - Pittsburgh Paints

5. Grape Mist (SW-6548) - Sherwin-Williams

6. Stormy Weather (D16-3) - Olympic

7. Hemp (C2-394) - C2 Paint

8. Metal Illusion (6P3-5) - Beauti-Tone

9. Steel Wool (CL3166A) - General Paint

10. Enchanted Green (C125) - Valspar

11. Waning Moon (6009-53) - Sico

12. Cairo (P5009-85D) - Para Paints

13. Light Sandstone (MSL044) - Martha Stewart

14. Olive Moss (2147-20) - Benjamin Moore

15. Blazer (212) - Farrow & Ball

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SENIOR PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

STYLIST

Reiko Caron

EDITOR

Andrew Noddin

WEB ADMINISTRATOR

Scott Polley

ONLINE DESIGNER

Jessica Piekarski

Runtime: 5:33
Released: January 31, 2011
Featuring: Lynda Reeves
Channel: Design Lab