The go-to, goof-proof, by-the-gallon way to freshen up every room in the house, from home-decorating expert and Today show contributor Elizabeth Mayhew. (All colors are Benjamin Moore.)
(All colors are Benjamin Moore.)
(#2003-10): Good for dining rooms and family rooms.
(#2029-50): “Earthy and pale,” a neutral for kitchens and bathrooms.
(#2109-30): Less red and more gray than Hershey’s Kiss brown, this is the color Mayhew used in her own dining room.
(#HC-4): Good for rooms and hallways without much light.
(#2137-60): Works in bedrooms or throughout the house.
(#2051-60): A blue with a “clean gray tint,” another all-purpose color for Mayhew.
(#1528): “Somewhere between gray and beige” is this versatile neutral “greige.”
–Source: Flip! For Decorating: A Page-by-Page, Piece-by-Piece, Room-by-Room Guide to Transforming Your Home by Elizabeth Mayhew (Ballantine, $24)