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I am trying to decide on a paint color for the foyer in our house.  The foyer is quite dark as there are no windows, a low ceiling, and a stone floor.  I want to brighten up the area with paint and install a glass storm door.  I am considering the color sea pearl from Benjamin Moore.  What do you think and please suggest a paint finish.  I usually use eggshell but am considering the satin finish if it will reflect more light.



Thanks for writing and for your question.  Doing all the things you mention will brighten up the space.  And yes, I would definitely use a satin finish for the paint.  You might also consider adding a large mirror to the foyer space.  That will a) reflect light; and b) give you an opportunity to check your "looks" before answering the door.  


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