Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Giving the green light.(Homestyle)

Byline: Susan Stiger Journal Staff Writer

Color Your World

Flora Chavez was a designer's dream - open to anything and willing to go bold

This is the second of three makeovers to be featured on the Homestyle page this winter. The Journal provided interior designers to three volunteers willing to submit one room of their homes to an expert eye. The makeover was done almost entirely with paint, to demonstrate what color itself can do to transform a space. The designers donated their time, and the homeowners bought the paint and did the work.

Maybe you can't run from the past, but you sure can paint over it. And Benjamin Moore No. 644 a cool, deep forest green works particularly well. When Flora Chavez answered the Journal's call for readers willing to volunteer a room in their home for a paint makeover, the room she had in mind was the kitchen of her childhood. …

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