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FINE PAINTS OF EUROPE | Black Door on Grove

By Palette Home | February 16, 2016

LUCKY BLACK ON GROVE AVENUE Look what happens when you put Fine Paints of Europe, Hollandlac Brilliant paint on your front door – and into the skilled hands of H.J. Holtz & Son!           A LITTLE BIT ABOUT FINE PAINTS OF EUROPE Fine paints of Europe, Hollandlac is a marine grade paint […]

FARROW & BALL | Nine New Colors!

By John Glynn | February 9, 2016

Farrow & Ball Reveal Nine Lucky New Colors! Farrow and Ball is a company with a long history. Founded in 1946, the paint continues to be made in a factory in Dorset, England by the finest craftsmen and women, with the finest ingredients. This week, in honor of it’s 70 years in business, F&B has […]

FARROW & BALL | No.235 Borrowed Light

By Palette Home | May 8, 2015

FARROW & BALL: Borrowed Light 235 Dubbed the “perfect” light blue, Borrowed Light is named after the much desired extra illumination that evokes the summer sky. It works as well in rooms deprived of natural light as an airy light filled sunroom. Gorgeous in spa like bathrooms, soothing bedrooms, and a hands down favorite on […]

DESIGN | Natural Hides

By Palette Home | April 28, 2015

Layer and Love those hides We simply adore the natural beauty of hides in design. Timeless, organic, each one unique in color and shape, durable and best of all – incredibly versatile! Layer them over rugs, drape them on a bed, cover a chair or an ottoman, we had one designer use a hide as […]


By Palette Home | April 27, 2015

DUTCH DOOR INSPIRED What do tulips, windmills and these charming half doors have in common? They are all Dutch of course!  And what better for a dutch door (or any door!) than premium paint made in the Netherlands, the paint capital of the world!  Fine Paints of Europe, Hollandlac Brilliant is the highest gloss available […]

FARROW & BALL | No.201 Shaded White

By Palette Home | January 29, 2015

FARROW & BALL Shaded White 201 This white is a favorite neutral – it’s creamy and warm with just a touch of gray in it.  The complexity of Shaded White makes it beautifully versatile!  Let the color speak for itself . . . SHADED WHITE 201 with crisp ALL WHITE 2005     FARROW AND […]

FARROW & BALL | A Richmond Exterior Favorite

By Palette Home | January 25, 2015

A FAVORITE RICHMOND EXTERIOR PAINT PROJECT! Chris Small, of Small & Associates Inc. – Richmond’s premier boutique real estate agency, knows that curb appeal matters!  He wanted a color scheme for the exterior of this house located in the heart of Richmond’s fan district that would bring it back to it’s classic roots.  Already familiar […]


By Palette Home | January 15, 2015

  MEET GREG OSTERHAUS “Color intoxicates, composition challenges the intellect,  nature  feeds the human soul. It is the combination of these components on a once-blank canvas that opens up a universe of possibility.”    Born in Illinois in 1963, Greg Osterhaus discovered his interest in art at an early age. As a child, he received […]

PAINT | Use Unexpected Color

By Palette Home | January 9, 2015

BRIDGET BEARI COLOR RULE #1:  USE UNEXPECTED COLOR ACCENTS Yes!  A dose of the unexpected always keeps things interesting. Why not start with an unexpected color at hello – on your front door?  Here’s a door with a wow color that works.  The gray trim on the serious brick are a beautiful backdrop for this […]


By Palette Home | September 1, 2014

MEET LINDSAY COWLES We are pleased to show the works of Lindsay Cowles in our Richmond and Charlottesville stores! FOR THE LOVE OF ART