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Coming of Sage: The 2022 Color of the Year is… OCTOBER MIST 1495

Coming of Sage: The 2022 Color of the Year is… OCTOBER MIST 1495

October 13, 2021 2 min read

Grounded but with a dreamlike quality, October Mist 1495 – a gently shaded, uplifting sage green – has been selected as Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year for 2022.
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October Mist 1495 is available at Ricciardi Brothers in Chicago, IL.

October Mist: Meet the Color of the Year 2022

October 13, 2021 1 min read

Make room for creativity with October Mist 1495, Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year for 2022. October Mist is part of the Color Trends 2022 palette, a collection that reflects the positivity we want to see and feel in the colors we choose to surround ourselves with.
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Yes, Your Home Can Wear White After Labor Day (So Get Over It)

Yes, Your Home Can Wear White After Labor Day (So Get Over It)

August 30, 2021 2 min read

The old school thinking that you can’t wear white after Labor Day is as silly as believing you can’t drink coffee on days that end in Y. And we simply don’t want to live in a world where either is true. 
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2021 Exterior Paint Trends from JC Licht in Chicago

From the Outside Looking In: 2021 Exterior Paint Trends

August 27, 2021 5 min read

Your home’s exterior is the first thing people see, and while its main job is to protect what’s inside your home and withstand harsh weather conditions, shouldn’t it also look beautiful? We want you to feel a sense of pride as your approach your home.
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Color of the month: Amazon Soil 2115-30 available at JC Licht in Chicago

Wind Down Summer with JC Licht’s Color of the Month: Amazon Soil 2115-30

August 03, 2021 3 min read

We’re enjoying sunsets a little earlier in the evening these days in the Chicagoland area, which means that fall is on its way. While we’re not yet ready to say goodbye to summer, we must admit we enjoy the moody, deep plum hues that streak the sky as clouds move across a late summer sunset.
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DIY On Deck with help from JC Licht in Chicago, IL

DIY on Deck: Exterior Deck Staining with Benjamin Moore Arborcoat

July 28, 2021 6 min read

There’s nothing quite like summertime in the Chicagoland area, and there’s no place quite like your deck. From peaceful afternoon lunches to evening family BBQs, it’s a summer sanctuary where you can grill, gather, and enjoy the weather, and it shows.
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JC Licht’s Color of the Month: Chestertown Buff HC-9

Bring Home the Gold in Trendy, Timeless Design with JC Licht’s Color of the Month: Chestertown Buff HC-9

July 01, 2021 3 min read

As athletes are preparing to compete for the gold at the Summer Olympics later this month, our latest choice for color of the month takes the top spot on the podium when it comes to timeless versatility and warm sophistication.
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Learn to paint brick with tips from JC Licht in Chicago, IL

Painting A New Look for Your Home…Brick by Brick

June 24, 2021 4 min read

Have you been searching for a way to make your brick house stand out in a neighborhood of brick houses? Or maybe your exterior is so faded and worn it’s starting to remind you of some sort of historical society. Then it might be time to call in the reinforcements…a fresh coat of Benjamin Moore paint!
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Brighten Up Your Home with JC Licht’s Color of the Month: Beacon Hill Damask HC-2

Brighten Up Your Home with JC Licht’s Color of the Month: Beacon Hill Damask HC-2

June 01, 2021 3 min read

As we crank up the summer ballads and don our latest pair of sunglasses, let’s not forget to crank up the volume on the colors inside (and outside) our homes too. A fresh coat of paint can go a long way, and if you’re looking for something that's bright, Beacon Hill Damask HC-2 is precisely the shade you need!
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Elevate your Home’s Curb Appeal with JC Licht’s DIY Front Door Painting Guide

Elevate your Home’s Curb Appeal with JC Licht’s DIY Front Door Painting Guide

May 20, 2021 5 min read

How often do you think about your front door? As long as it keeps the frigid cold of the Chicagoland winters out and protects your house from the spring rain, you probably don’t give it much thought. But your front door is so much more than a place where packages pile up; it’s a place where memories are made
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Refresh any room with Silhouette AF-655 at JC Licht in Chicago, IL

Refresh Any Room with JC Licht’s Color of the Month: Silhouette AF-655

May 04, 2021 3 min read

Spring has arrived! The weather is getting warmer, flowers are in bloom, trees are filling with lush green leaves — color us inspired. Maybe it’s Spring fever or maybe we’re simply tired of looking at the same walls after a year of mostly staying home, but it’s feeling like the perfect time for a home refresh.
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Finding alternatives to chalk paint at JC Licht in Chicago

Take on your Next DIY Project with Benjamin Moore’s Alternative to Chalk Paint

April 22, 2021 4 min read

Do you have old furniture lying around that could use a fresh coat of paint? Or maybe you’ve been “dye-ing” to change the hue of your kitchen cabinets? You can elevate, update, and luxury-ify even your most worn-down pieces with the help of Benjamin Moore Advance Waterborne Matte Alkyd Paint.
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