Benjamin Moore Lemon Sorbet Color of the year for 2013
Description from Benjamin Moore “Luscious” lemon sorbet (2019-60) Color of the Year for 2013. The perfect transitional color between the mid-tones and saturated colors seen in today’s home furnishings and the softer, lighter pastels which are emerging for 2013″
Top picks for homeowners ~
After years of working in residential design, yellow continues to be one of the top picks for a homeowner. In the hospitality arena, the trend of guest room design has been focused on a yellow pallet. Yellow toned rooms exude warmth and are instantly welcoming.
yellow tones ~
As you can see I’ve used the description “yellow toned”. That is because yellow is a difficult color for the eye to see and even harder to choose the right color yellow for your space.
My tip ~
My tip. Look at the color strip you’re considering, check out the most saturated color at the bottom, there you will see the undertones. If you are unsure of the undertones in your yellow, ask your paint professional for help. Red undertones will read warm yellow, green undertones will be cool.
Lemon Sorbet really is an interesting color as it seems to enhance most all design directions …
so if your looking for an …
ultra sophisticated yet laid back and comfortable feel try Lemon Sorbet with grey then add natural materials and accessories.
If you are heading toward a more preppy vivid palette, Lemon Sorbet pairs well with navy, turquoise, white, emerald green and vivid pinks.
If you like a pastel palet, Lemon Sorbet will coat the wall in a perfect soft backdrop, add soft aqua, pastel blue, lavender, peach or pale greens.
It’s an instant update for a crisp transitional look, try Lemon Sorbet with medium to dark wood floors and beautiful white moldings.
Use Lemon Sorbet to paint a new flea market find – a headboard, a chair, end tables or an accent table.
So have fun and get busy painting!~ nancy
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