Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The Perfect Salmon

Suzanne Kasler - 2020 Palm Beach Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse

Has this blog turned into a cooking show? No, but I do love a great salmon pink paint color and this is it. Benjamin Moore Custis Salmon CW - 215, a historic color found by researchers on the exterior of an 18th century home outside of Williamsburg, Virginia.

Benjamin Moore Custis Salmon

Suzanne Kasler used this paint color on one wall only, hanging de Gournay Chinoiserie wallpaper on the lower portions of the other walls. The white is the iconic Benjamin Moore Dove White. The styling of the bookcases is great too - love the brass sconces and the art.

Check out the scalloped wicker daybed. Kasler uses lots of rattan as well in this modern approach to the Palm Beach look. My only complaint is that I wish she had used a bit of blue and white Chinese porcelain on the shelves - it is amazing with salmon pink.

Well, I am off the see the Nationals and the Yankees in Tampa. Spring Training. BTW, the Palm Beach Kips Bay Showhouse runs through March 1.


  1. This is a color that is so difficult to get right....and Benjamin Moore has nailed it. Kasler's work is magical, but, like you, I wish she had used some blue & white porcelain. Lovely with the de Gournay!