7 perfect paints for your NYC apartment (if only)

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By Alana Mayman  |
April 19, 2011 - 3:40PM

Let's face it: Like an overpaid supermodel, paint is not expected to do much more than lie around and look pretty for as long as possible.  And that's a problem for space-challenged NYC apartment dwellers who value function as much as form.

So why can't paint be a little more...multi-tasking?

Some suggestions:

  1. Boomerang Beige: Returns outside noise to the source.
  2. Poison Peanut Butter Purple: Eighty-sixes mice but safe for toddlers and canines.
  3. Forever Cinnamon Sticks: Odor absorbing paint for kitchen. (Comes in Matchstick Mauve for the bathroom).
  4. Bugger Off Bisque: Menu repelling paint for door.
  5. Shut Up and Do Your Homework Chartreuse: No ifs, ands or buts.
  6. Vibrator-Only Vermillion:  For the bedroom where the distractions are limited and the pleasures intensified.
  7. Diatomaceous Earthtone: For fashionable thresholds that protect against bed bugs.

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she had previously covered New York City real estate for The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri earned a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University.

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