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Workshop Wall Surround: A Splash of Color

A little at a time, over the past two weeks, I have been painting the new wall in my workshop. Early on in this project, I decided I wanted some vivid color in what is otherwise a basement dominated by shades of gray: a gray concrete floor and gray concrete block walls. I gave the color selection considerable thought. One thing I did not want to do was darken the room. While shooting photos for this blog post, my daughter commented how dark my workshop is. She is well on her way towards becoming a very good photographer and I took this comment to heart since light is extremely important in her photos. The paint color decided on was Benjamin Moore 488 Mountain Lane and I am mostly pleased with it. I wanted a manly color and a color found in nature – I like this shade of green. It actually looks a little brighter in real life, not as dull as the color sample above. I opted for Benjamin Moore’s Regal Select in a …