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Response to gristy (Original post)

Thu Apr 9, 2020, 03:06 PM

4. This is what I do.

I go to Home Depot and grab a bunch of color cards/booklets and take them home. I pick my favorite 4 and go back to HD and get a sample of each. Then get a sheet of poster board and cut it into quarters. Paint each quarter with one of the samples. When all of them are dry tape them to the wall. Itís a big enough sample you can really get a feel for how the room will look. Then play elimination. Last one taped to the wall is the winner. I save a piece from the poster board I end up using. I take it with me when I go shopping for stuff for that room. Iíve painted every room in my house a different color and that system hasnít let me down.

For ceilings I always use HD bright white eggshell. I detest flat paint because itís impossible to clean.

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