Local Color

Friday Finds: From Dots to Daisies

Back in 2011 I came across this honeysuckle, polka dot house on Anna Maria Island in Florida. Honeysuckle was the 2011 Pantone Color of the Year and the house was covered in polka dots. You couldn’t help but smile when you saw it. From the upkeep of their yard and house it was obvious the...
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Friday Finds: Revere Pewter HC-172

The most-searched-for color on the Hirshfield’s blog is the Benjamin Moore color revere pewter HC-172. Which makes perfect sense, because that is the most-searched-for color on Benjamin Moore’s site. What makes it so popular? A light gray with warm undertones, revere pewter (HC-172) is a great transitional color that works equally well on walls, ceilings,...
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Bits & Pieces: Sarah’s Before & After Photos

You recognize this living room don’t you? It’s a typical living room of a certain era; large picture window with two side windows, front door off to one side, hardwood floor and fireplace optional. (I bet there’s a coat closet behind the opened front door) Check out the “after” photo and see how the new...
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Friday Finds: Bachman’s Holiday Ideas House 2012

Bachman’s Holiday Ideas House: “Alpine Chic for the Holidays” Dates: November 8 – December 16, 2012 (Open 7 Days a Week) Theme: Alpine Chic for the Holidays Color Canvas with paint by Hirshfield’s: deep, natural tones accented with a glitzy twist on traditional colors, patterns and textures Location: Bachman’s Historic Family Home, located at 5936...
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Minneapolis Paint : What Goes On In the Lab at Hirshfield’s Paint Manufacturing

Take a drive down Lyndale Avenue North in Minneapolis and you’ll eventually pass the Hirshfield’s Paint Manufacturing building at 4450 Lyndale Avenue North. Hirshfield’s has been making paint here in Minneapolis since 1982 thanks to that facility and the loyal patrons who shop at their local Hirshfield’s! The team at Hirshfield’s Paint Manufacturing (HPM) is...
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Friday Finds: Hirshfield’s and Houzz

            “The rug came from Hirshfield’s, a local (Minneapolis) showroom .”  Design by Lisa     “ The color of the vanity is Hirshfield‘s Color #0540 – Praise Giving”   Martha O’Hara Interiors “The exterior color is Hirshfield’s 8632W Timeless Gray. The shutters are painted Hirshfield’s Old Porch 8636N.”  Alethia with Erotas Building Corporation “Paint – Benjamin Moore #2057-20, Galapagos...
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Made in Minnesota Monday: Hirshfield’s Paint

As a Minnesota company, Hirshfield’s is proud to offer many Minnesota-made products! Hirshfield’s offers a range of products made right here in Minnesota. Last Monday we highlighted Graco products, and today we will take a closer look at Hirshfield’s paint! Hirshfield’s is a Minnesota-based, fourth-generation, family owned company. The company has been selling paint since...
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Friday Finds: Bachman’s Spring Ideas House 2012

Welcome to Bachman’s Spring Ideas House 2012. “A Relaxing Renewal” celebrates spring energy and renewal. It’s all about relaxing, organizing, getting together with friends and watching things grow.” 
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Bits & Pieces: Orange Cupboard

I have pinned it, tweeted it (or tried to), and put it on Facebook. I’m in love with this orange cupboard from Lucy Interior Design, based here in Minneapolis. Imagine this same cupboard stained instead of painted. Yawn. I love what a coat of paint brings to the party.
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Friday Finds: Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from everyone at Hirshfield’s!  
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