Metallic Walls

Ever since last year’s Kips Bay Show House, I have been obsessed with metallic paint.  kips-bay-show-house-017-2 Sarah Story’s Dedar Alahambra covered hallway with a gleaming gold ceiling had something to do with that.

Champagne colored walls here in using Benjamin Moore’s “Veil Cream”


For the apartment, I was dying for some level of sheen on the walls. After pouring through tons of wallpapers, I finally decided to try out the BM metallic paint. But the silver was too dark, and the white pearl that I test painted on one wall began to seem greenish after a few days. So Lance the painter and I combined two gallons of paint in the bucket, Silver  & White Pearlescent. He applied the paint with a heavy strie using a Ralph Lauren texture brush from Home Depot.

The color is amazing. Silver gray. Here they are finishing up the paint job & hanging the TV.


This is the foyer ceiling before the fixture is hung.


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