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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.

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Gail,

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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Jenny

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