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Creating perfect palettes for interior and exterior living

Winter Newsletter

Newsletter: Winter 2017

3 fabulous Victorian exterior makeovers from this season

Mind-boggling "Dollhouses" exhibit at Concord Museum

Bonnie on This Old House: Lexington garrison Colonial

This Old House™ Lexington Project 2015

The house is the youngest house ever featured on the show: a 1966 Garrison Colonial. It’s an American classic style.

The exterior needed a major curb-appeal upgrade including a front farmer's porch featuring classically-detailed Colonial Revival columns, a new walkway, front door, and garage entry...

(Read more about the project.)


This Old House Magazine Online, June 2015:
by: Nicole Fornabaio

"How to Choose the Right White Paint"
Overwhelmed with white paint options? Consider these three things

This Old House Magazine, March 2015: "From All White to All Wow"

In Print

This Old House Magazine, March 2015:
"From All White To All Wow"

Bonnie creates 3 fresh paint palettes to enhance the lines of a 1910 Four-square home in Illinois.

Bonnie Krims on This Old House


This Old House project 2014:
"The Arlington Italianate House"

This Old House® Arlington Project aired this winter! Tune in to Episode 3316 for my segment entitled “Italianate Inspiration” which aired 2/20/14- Watch us explore some historically informed options for the exterior of this Italianate style home.

Bonnie's Books: Perfect Palettes for Painting Rooms

Bonnie's Bestselling Books

Bonnie shares her foolproof methods for selecting and combining interior and exterior paint colors. Her guidebooks present distinct color schemes- complete with color reference numbers from the major paint manufacturers- along with beautiful, full-color photographs and inspiration for painting trim, accent colors, and more.


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