Hampshire taupe by Benjamin Moore
Kitchen designers seem to agree almost unanimously — if you can, switch out your lower cabinets with drawers. This clever small-space solution, hulled from a Kitchen of the Week, helps to eliminate bulky cabinetry and instead makes use of a big bottom drawer for pantry items.
Found office space. That guest room you never use could be the new office you so desperately want. Change the bed to a Murphy bed, and all of a sudden you have a space you can use year round — and still have guests over.
This shade of gray lavender was on the cover of every design magazine in 2010. It's warmer than a true gray but subtle enough to work as a neutral. It has an elegant, rich feel. It also looks great as upholstery.