Reader Question: Benjamin Moore Metallic Paints

A reader wrote in with a question about Benjamin Moore's Metallic Paint collection. I decided to post it, because I am sure others are wondering the same thing! Nicole, Hi - I am a devoted reader of your blog - LOVE IT!  Have a question for you if you don't mind?  I am contemplating using one of Benjamin Moore's metallic glaze paints in my master particular I'm considering "veil cream" (saw a picture of it in an old Domino pic).I don't want anything to warm toned (no yellow-y-ness) but rather a subtle beige (with some grey tone to it) and looking for the walls to feel a bit … [Read more...]

Metallic Walls

Ever since last year's Kips Bay Show House, I have been obsessed with metallic paint. 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 … [Read more...]