The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift for Her

Valentine’s Day is a special day for the one we love and many sweethearts will receive flowers, chocolate and or jewelry. These are all great gifts in expressing your love, but I am sure she has dropped hints about getting some home improvements or repairs that you have forgot about or you just been putting off. Now is your time to be the knight in shining armor and surprise her by getting something she wants done.

Surprise her with a room makeover or interior painting. A little home improvement can increase the value of your home and it doesn’t get old in a week and die off like a bouquet of flowers. Give her the gift that keeps on giving! You can get connected with a painting expert in your area by visiting

Some painting ideas and colors can really brighten up a room and make it feel much larger. The color experts at Benjamin Moore listed 4 color trends for 2013. These trends provide one room, two looks, simply by changing the paint colors and some accessories. They created two completely different looks for a living room, bedroom, home office, and kitchen.

The list of 2013 color trends by Benjamin Moore;

Living Room Paint Colors (Artisan)

  • satchel (AF-240)
  • sea haze (2137-50)
  • monterey white (HC-27)
  • silhouette (AF-655)
  • pittsfield buff (HC-24)

Kitchen Paint Colors (Urbanite)

  • polo blue (2062-10)
  • marblehead gold (HC-11)
  • moonlight white (OC-125)
  • camouflage (2143-40)
  • sparrow (AF-720)

Bedroom Paint Colors (New Traditional)

  • evening dove (2128-30)
  • golden straw (2152-50)
  • baja dunes (997)
  • seapearl (OC-19)
  • dusty mauve (2174-40)

Home Office Paint Colors (Coastal)

  • stratton blue (HC-142)
  • simply white (OC-117)
  • van courtland blue (HC-145)
  • lemon sorbet (2019-60)
  • tranquility (AF-490)

And did I mention the 2013 color trend of the year? It’s lemon sorbet (2019-60). To learn more about lemon sorbet visit

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4 Responses

  1. Jim says:

    Actually a good gift idea for him as he will have more free time to do the things he enjoys – ladies hire a pro and give your man a gift he will truly appreciate.

  2. Adi says:

    Great tips! I will try painting the kitchen and will let you know how it goes 🙂
    Thanks for the post!

  3. Frank Jovine says:

    Jim, You are right about that. And like I said he can now relax 🙂

  4. Barry says:

    This is a great idea and I will keep it in mind for next year and a great way to kill many birds with one stone. A must do from now on.

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