BENJAMIN MOORE ALEXANDRIA BEIGE a mid-tone taupe that allows you to hedge your bets. It's interesting — sometimes it looks gray and sometimes it looks brown. Pair it with anything from navy blue to hot pink — that's how versatile it is.
Coral Reef 012 by Benjamin Moore "Don't give guests a white room — they probably have that at home. Take a chance on this bright coral, softer than orange and more hip than pink. Very Palm Beach and lobster salad on a summer day.
Coastal Fog by Benjamin Moore. warm gray with a little hint of green — a good choice for a living room since it still lets you have a neutral envelope, but it's not boring. Cool it down with icy blues, or warm it up with mustard.
Colony GreenColony Green BENJAMIN MOORE COLONY GREEN "I grew up in a house that was all turquoise, and for years I couldn't look at blue. Use it in a bedroom with white lacquered trim, a four-poster bed lacquered white, and crisp white bed linens.
Mesquite BENJAMIN MOORE MESQUITE "Mesquite is a flattering light moss green without much yellow. I love it because it doesn't shout 'I'm green!' It says, 'I'm a very beautiful color.'" -Jennifer Garrigues Good for guest bedroom