Cabinet Painting that Lasts

smooth, luminous kitchen trim paint
The average American kitchen today has about 30 linear feet of cabinets, and they’re usually made of wood. Those cabinets need durable, glossy (read: easy to clean) hard enamel paint. Painting cabinets can completely transform a dingy old kitchen into a bright, inviting space. The same goes for another room that gets a lot of abuse: The mudroom. We recommend the same process and paint for mudroom cabinets or lockers as we do for kitchen cabinetry. It used to be that the smelly, long-dr...

Color Matching Fun. I mean *The* Color Matching Fun.

swirly paint mixing
We've talked before about why we love using Benjamin Moore paint. Frequently a client asks us to match a color from another paint company. No Problem, we always say. Our favorite paint store (Hello to our buddies at Ricciardi Brothers in Ardmore!) can get us a perfect match of practically any color from any brand, in those Ben Moore paints we are confident will look and last best in the customer's home. Last week, though, a customer asked us to match a Restoration Hardware color that wasn't i...

2015 Color Trends

Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2015
Benjamin Moore, the paint that we here at Freedom use most often, have released their "Color Trends" for 2015. Even if (like me) you're not exactly planning to follow a paint company's color advice for your own home, this page can be a great place to find some inspiration and get your own color ideas rolling. Similar to last year, the pallet tends toward low saturation and cooler colors, and they've included some striking purples to spice things up. Their "color of the year" is Guilford Green...