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Blog Archive

FINE PAINTS OF EUROPE | FAUX AGATE IN RICHMOND SYMPHONY HOUSE

By Palette Home | January 19, 2014

RICHMOND SYMPHONY HOUSE We collaborated with Susan Jamieson, designer at Bridget Beari Designs along with H.J.Holtz and Son to create this amazing faux agate finish using Fine Paints of Europe in the Richmond Symphony Designer House last year.   Inspired by the natural beauty of the stone, these agate designed rooms are uniquely beautiful!   […]

FARROW AND BALL | No 279 Yellowcake

By Palette Home | January 15, 2014

No 279 Yellowcake Cake batter and the revival of the ‘homemade’ was the inspiration for one of Farrow and Ball’s newest paint colors Yellowcake! But it’s not the cake on the plate that has us so excited about the color, it’s the bold infusion of this classic brights yellow  in design, on walls, in art, and on […]

FINE PAINTS OF EUROPE | Shiny WALLS

By Palette Home | January 8, 2014

 Another super hot trend that has staying power is high gloss paint on interior walls. Long appreciated for it’s durability, high-gloss has moved from being relegated to trim and furniture to the walls and ceilings. The result is chic, yet familiar. Try it! Think black sucks the light out of a room? Au Contraire! Here, […]

COLOR | Winter Whites

By Palette Home | December 9, 2013

No doubt you have been hearing the holiday music while you’re out and about. We’ve been thinking about “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” ourselves and pondering the color white. We are so drawn to it, in fact, we are decorating our shop in white. Perhaps the clean, white palette is especially refreshing now with so […]

COLOR | GRAY ON WALLS

By Palette Home | November 21, 2013

We cannot imagine why, but the British have always spelled it, “Grey” while we Yanks spell it, “Gray.” Either way, it is the hottest neutral right now. If you think of Gray as being cold, you would be wrong! Gray is a sophisticated neutral that provides a chic back drop to other colors, if you […]

DIY | PAINT IT BLACK

By Palette Home | October 30, 2013

PAINT IT BLACK Black can be the perfect color choice when wanting to update a “brown” piece of furniture, and give it a timeless and classic element to a room.   . HAPPY PAINTING!

FINE PAINTS OF EUROPE | Marine Grade paint is Sea Worthy!

By Palette Home | May 21, 2013

FINE PAINTS OF EUROPE – PROVES TO BE SEA WORTHY! Our customers do the most amazing things. Archie Wilson wanted to use Fine Paints of Europe to paint a boat he built.His son, who paints million dollar yachts, helped with the project. They learned a few things you might find helpful with your own projects. […]

ARTIST | DALLAS MOSMAN

By Palette Home | May 6, 2013

MEET DALLAS MOSMAN As a young child I listened to my mother talk admiringly about a great aunt designing hats for Wanamaker’s Department Store in Philadelphia, PA in the early 1900’s. I surmised that the ability to create was a good thing, and since someone in the family had it, maybe I did too. So […]