2011’s Top Paint Colours

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

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.

  • 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

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