Mercedes Corbell Design + Architecture
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Mercedes Corbell contemporary-family-room
 

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November 17, 2013
2013storm wrote:
I love the room. Please tell me the color used on the orange wall.
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Kimberly Deaton_Tainsky
I would also like to know the colors on the orange and blue walls..?
    Bookmark   November 24, 2013 at 4:40PM
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March 4, 2012
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Aren't these great?! I got them at a store in Northern California, "The Gardener". They are made in Mexico. www.thegardener.com
    Bookmark   July 18, 2012 at 11:11PM
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January 10, 2012
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Wow! No voc paint is perfect as we're using it in our son's room (with the orange he has already chosen.) Thanks!
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Very welcome!
    Bookmark   January 10, 2012 at 10:49AM
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October 12, 2011
mandy_a wrote:
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Hello- sorry for the delay. It is one of 2 colors- I was not great about logging my final decisions, and did several samples per color. It is for sure from Benjamin Moore, and is either from the Aura or Natura line (low voc and no voc).
Tropical Orange 2170-20
or
Parrot Orange 2169-20
Sheen- one sheen shinier than flat; I believe it is called matte. Easier to clean, and it's nice to have a tiny bit of luster

My suggestion for sampling color:
Sample colors on art boards- at least 2 coats each. Leave them up and check at different times of the day; live with them. Then try your favorite on the wall.
Buy only the smallest quantity to cover one wall with 2 coats at this stage. You still might change your mind.

Have fun!
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Leslie Hoddeson
Looking at the Benjamin Moore website, it is closer to Parrot than Tropical, but it's not exact, although its hard to tell on a computer.
    Bookmark   March 17, 2013 at 1:50PM
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May 18, 2011
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Yes, correct. A classic!
    Bookmark   July 18, 2012 at 11:18PM
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jlzhou1
what are the sizes for the bookcase?? Thanks
    Bookmark   August 17, 2012 at 10:34AM
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