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Can Picking Paint Color Be Fun? It Can With ColorReader & Samplize!
Color is fun, so picking a color to paint a room is one of those things that seems like it should also be fun (and easy) yet often turns out to be anything but. Does any of the following sound familiar…?
You’re not sure where to start – maybe it’s with a bit of color inspiration, like that perfect blue you love in your child’s toy or that beachy-hue in your favorite piece of pottery, or maybe you start from a more practical place, like which colors would go with the tile in the bathroom.
So you head to the paint or hardware store where you stare at a wall of paint color chips, hoping the “right” color will reveal itself to you. Since it almost never does, you grab a bunch of color swatches, bring them home and start taping them to your walls.
After trying to imagine what an entire room would look like based on a 2-inch color strip from the store (which may or may not have faded or changed color due to things like light, dust and oil from other people’s handling of them, resulting in color differences in the actual paint you purchase) you pick a few colors, head back to the store and order some pints of paint to try on your walls.
You paint a number of swatches to see what the colors look like throughout the room, decide you don’t like any of them, get busy with other things in your life so you don’t have time to start the whole process over again and wind up living with patchwork-colored walls as well as tasked with disposing of several opened cans of paint. Not fun. Not easy.
But there’s a way to change all that – with the ColorReader and Samplize peel-and-stick paint swatches. With this simple device and its mobile app features, you can simplify the entire paint color selection process, from color inspiration, through color matching, color coordination and color sampling.
Here’s how it works – the ColorReader is a paint color matching tool that lets you scan the flat surface of any color you like to find its paint color match via its powerful mobile app. Once you’ve found a paint color, you can order its Samplize peel-and-stick paint color swatch right from your phone.
Samplize’s affordable 9″ X 14.75″ swatches are made with real paint, not printed color, for a true rendition of your chosen color. You can move the swatches around the room or wrap them around corners to see how the color works in different lighting conditions with no mess, no leftover paint to dispose of, saving you money and tons of time (Samplize swatches ship fast – 1-3 business days, or you can opt for expedited shipping).
So, here’s how our original scenario replays with ColorReader and Samplize: you scan your favorite piece of pottery with your ColorReader, find its paint color match instantly, then order your Samplize peel-and-stick paint swatch, all in less time than it takes to re-heat your coffee.
Or, you scan your bathroom tile and find its color match, but since you don’t want to paint the walls the exact same color as the tile, you tap on the matched paint color to find coordinating colors or even entire room color palettes (Complimentary, Triad, Analogous, Monochromatic) that will go with your tile. Tap those and order your Samplize swatches. The results:
Helpful Hint: Find a paint color match that’s available in Samplize peel-and-stick samples from Benjamin Moore, Farrow & Ball, PPG and Sherwin Williams. When you find a color match with your ColorReader device, click on the Change Fan Deck icon at the top right in the app, then choose the brands you’d like to match to.
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