A new look
This latest house will soon be a listing under Vera Cohen Realty. I have helped a few clients of Vera's over the years and they always seem to sell quick. While there is always talk about which interior colors sell houses, and for higher value, Vera tends to stick with greys. In this house, the color is Cornforth White.
Is it really White?
When you hear the name, you expect to see a white. I see grey. What's even more strange or irritating, is the sample on the Farrow and Ball website shows it to be a cream-like color. Yet, the example photo given shows the color to be nothing like cream. That's grey for you.
Take for example the photo below. It's from the house I just painted. The facing of the header beam is painted as is the main wall to the right. The wall color is grey, while the header is a much lighter grey. The lighting gives it an entire different look, even though they are the same - Cornforth White.
The main thing for this project was to simply give it a fresh feel and look. The original color was what the building contractor had put up. While all the bedrooms and bathrooms were painted, the larger areas were not. Hey, that's what happens when life gets busy and 3 kids are running around.
The overall project involved painting the:
The door and trim paint was done in Simply White by Benjamin Moore. It's an eggshell sheen, but it was at no cost to the homeowner since I had it leftover from a previous job. (normally, a semi-gloss would be used.)