We need your Help! Let’s Play “pick that cover” and Win a gift!

Oct 05, 2020

Hi Friends! I hope you are having a great week! Remember when you helped me name colors for the paint line? Well now its time to pick the cover of our Segreto Palette Deck and I would like you all to be involved! I will share the journey and concepts behind the deck to give you the background so you can play “Pick that Cover” and enter to win to a gift from Segreto!

Segreto Palette

Wanting to be able to create that perfect tone to marry well with our plaster colors which are full of depth and warmth, I began a paint line. For years, I custom mixed colors for my clients, taking them to paint stores so they could match my colors to their paints for the clients to purchase. This process took lots of back and forth to get the color right so I wanted to bring that process in house. Being colorists, creating the colors was fun for me and my staff. Like mad chemists in a lab, we mixed different pigments in solo cups little by little altering each one into the perfect tone. Above became our Segreto Palette.

Segreto Palette Luggage Tags on Wall

We looked into different ways to share and display our paint chips. Being shocked at how expensive it was to print a deck, more expensive than printing our design books, we decided to hand paint luggage tags, label them and hang them on hooks on our wall.

Segreto Palette Selections

This was a slow process, so the only way our clients could select from our colors was to come into the showroom and select individual chips. Color to me is so important. It triggers emotions which can alter your mood, calm your nerves, and create a peaceful atmosphere at home. And I know we all want that!

Segreto Finishes Room

Providing that “this is home” feeling for you in your own home has been a mission of Segreto from the start. I thought we should not only have a paint deck, as its only shows part of how we transform spaces, but it should embody our entire product lines through a Segreto Pallet.

Segreto Paint

Whether plaster, Segretostone, lime washes, wood finishes, slurries and now paint, this deck can be used to create that ambiance in many products. The palette decks are made up of easy-to-view color strips that showcase many colors and corresponding SegretoStone options. It takes you through a spectrum of colors; we cover the whites, warm neutrals, grays, soft hued blues, greens and pinks as well as the newest addition of richer colors. The paints are offered in latex flat, latex washable matte and semi-gloss oil and the price point is just slightly above standard paint lines making it a great value and affordable for all.

Segreto Finsihes Room
Segreto plaster in a project by Lucus/Eliers feature in their new book Expressive Interiors: Designing An Inviting Home.

So let’s play “pick that cover”!

Scroll through the cover options below. Think…what would draw me to the deck? Which design will stay current for years? What appeals to traditional, contemporary, transitional styles, multiple age groups and budget ranges? What embodies the Segreto brand? Please comment your top three covers below to submit your selections. We will randomly select ten entries and mail out a palette deck and gift when they arrive.

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Thank you all for playing “pick that cover”! I can’t wait to see what your selections are. As always, I am grateful for you! I so appreciate your insight and value your suggestions! The palette decks are almost finished and will be available for purchase soon. Stay tuned to see the final cover and to see who our lucky 10 friends are. Till next time! XO Leslie

  • Cynthia White
    Posted at 05:52h, 05 October Reply


    7 is my favorite and seems to represent your work in a creative way

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 06:25h, 05 October Reply

      Hi Cynthia! Thank you so much! This has been such a hard decision for me! We have done about 50 renditions!! I do need your help! xo

  • Patricia Millen
    Posted at 05:53h, 05 October Reply

    I like #2 because the faux marble is timeless and the thin sample stripes embodie all that Segreto does.

    # 6 is also in the running, because it tells me about the range of colors in your pallet deck. I probably already know about the many finishes that are available if I am buying yor paints.

    #10 because it is simple, to the point and will never go out of style. I’m not sure if this cover tells the Segreto story…. but most likely the paint buyer will know your story!
    God bless and best wishes as you move forward with your new paint line.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 06:23h, 05 October Reply

      HI Patricia! Thank you do much for taking time to share your input! Valuable! My internet friends and the best!! xo Leslie

  • Carolyn R Hebert
    Posted at 06:29h, 05 October Reply


  • MaryBeth
    Posted at 06:39h, 05 October Reply

    Leslie, #2 would catch my attention but anything with Segreto Stone would catch my eye first! Best wishes!

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 13:45h, 07 October Reply

      Hi MaryBeth! Our SegretoStone colors are included in the back of the palette. Can’t wait for you to see! xo

  • Patti E
    Posted at 06:52h, 05 October Reply

    I like number 5—it is soothing yet eye catching just like your paint colors!

  • Marta Henderson
    Posted at 06:56h, 05 October Reply

    I like #6. This cover represents a large spectrum of your colors and keeps it simple with color tones only. However, all choices are beautiful.

  • Christine Hilton
    Posted at 06:58h, 05 October Reply

    I am a retired designer,but let’s face it we never retire.There is always a friend or old client that needs help.l have always found the absence of colour an easier place to start so #7 is my pick.Please put me on the wait list for a deck.l too have been making my own colours and l think you have nailed it!
    Thank you for a great start to my week again!

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 14:01h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Christine! Once a designer, always a designer! I so appreciate you sharing your thoughts. So valuable! xo

  • Lynn Ellen Gordon
    Posted at 07:19h, 05 October Reply

    I like 7 from this selection – neutral, timeless, and elegant. I wish you would have added the flower to 10 – it would show color and texture. Your colors are soft and relaxing and do not demand constant change every five years with the change in decorating fads. I have enjoyed watching your business grow, and love it when I see articles in magazines mentioning you name, products, and photos of your work! You must be so proud of your accomplishments! Have a blessed day🥰

  • Susan Hunter
    Posted at 07:20h, 05 October Reply

    I’m leaning towards number 3 as it seems to be in the middle of all that you do. Covers just about all your concepts.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 14:04h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Susan! Your input is so valued and appreciated! Thank you! xo

  • Amy Cunningham
    Posted at 07:25h, 05 October Reply

    My three favorites are 6, 4 and 5! All beautiful though! Can’t wait to see what you choose!

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 14:12h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Amy! Can’t wait for you to see our finished palette deck. We had so much fun picking Segreto Paint colors with you and Rachel! xo

  • Jen Borba
    Posted at 07:27h, 05 October Reply

    1st #1 It showcases what Segreto finishes are available and how wide your selections are.

    #6 simple but covers a large spectrum of colors choices.

  • Jennie Murphy
    Posted at 07:33h, 05 October Reply

    My picks are #1,2 and 4. I love your colors. They give you a very comforting, homey, calm feeling. I always look forward to your post to see what you have been creating.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 13:42h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Jennie! Thank you so much for sharing your picks and sweet words! xo

  • Denise M. Traylor
    Posted at 07:34h, 05 October Reply

    2,5,9! Love them all. You may not remember but choosing paint colors was what originally brought me to you! Hope you are all well!

  • Bryn Larsen
    Posted at 07:36h, 05 October Reply

    I like no. 2 the most and would thereafter select 3 or 4, but they are all gorgeous choices! Can’t wait to see how this turns out!

  • Becky Stephens
    Posted at 07:40h, 05 October Reply

    All fabulous! But if I had to pick 3….then I would chose 2-6 or 7!

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 14:15h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Becky! I’m so thankful to have my blog readers help me make this decision. Thanks for sharing your picks! xo

  • Elizabeth Larabee
    Posted at 07:45h, 05 October Reply

    7 would be my first choice . It is clean and simple. When I look at the board where you have samples displayed, I see the gold trim and wish you added a little gold to the the deck covers. I know foil application is more $ though. 6 would be my second choice. It is showing you exactly what to expect.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 14:25h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Elizabeth! Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and ideas! I can always count on my internet friends! xo

  • debbie brassfield
    Posted at 07:46h, 05 October Reply

    How fun and exciting for you to birth these decks, Leslie!
    The smooth, soothing simplicity of #6 makes me want one of each of these gorgeous colors in my home – and is my first choice!
    With #2 being a close second choice, suggesting all of the textures you often colorize or enhance.
    Fun for us fans to be included in the decision making! XO

  • Julie Mitchell
    Posted at 07:52h, 05 October Reply

    Leslie, I’m loving number 6 because it’s timeless with clean lines and it tells us your color story. Bless you, my friend! XO

  • Kristen Johnston Interiors LLC
    Posted at 07:59h, 05 October Reply

    Can’t wait to see them in person! I like the distinct sophisticated look of 7 and 8 and feel that their quiet simplicity calls to me.

  • Tongula Steddum
    Posted at 08:19h, 05 October Reply

    2, 6, 10

  • Brenda Brunette
    Posted at 08:31h, 05 October Reply

    I love the simplicity of #7 and was immediately drawn to it. There is something about the dimensionality of it that I love.

  • Lynne Marie
    Posted at 08:46h, 05 October Reply

    How exciting! Top three choices would be #7, #10, and #6. But #7 is my favorite – clean and creative, but also timeless!

  • Lara Kenney
    Posted at 09:04h, 05 October Reply

    How exciting! 7, 5 & 6 are my picks. 7 is by far my fav, because it catches my attention while invoking a feeling of calm.

    I don’t believe 1-3 & 9 will stand the test of time, because of the stained wood. 10 also could seem dated years to come when color palette trends shift. However, they all are beautiful today!

  • TJF Design
    Posted at 09:19h, 05 October Reply

    Leslie ~ it’s SO HARD. they’re all beautiful (and timeless, I think) and they all speak Segreto. Forced to choose, 7 is the most unique, which Swgreto definitely is. 6 and 4 are also very on brand and soothing and timeless just like your paint, plaster and product finishes. I love them all so I’m glad the task is all yours. The team did a beautiful job putting it all together and I can’t wait to have my own copy. We can’t have you and your amazing artisans right here in Florida but this will be such a treat to specify in client projects ~ just can’t get enough of all the beauty you spread. Super excited about the lime wash too ~ y’all stay safe and keep on making life lovely ~ TJF

  • allyson zoellner
    Posted at 09:20h, 05 October Reply

    6, 3, then 2. The reason for number 6 is that it represents a full range of colors rather than just lights/pastels. The others also represent a full range of colors but pull in the other finishes that Segreto specializes in and for which the new paints become complementary.

  • Maree Sperle
    Posted at 09:29h, 05 October Reply

    Really liking #4. Lovely colors that would be elegant and serene in a home.

  • Diana Humphrey
    Posted at 09:36h, 05 October Reply

    Leslie, I like Segreto Palette numbers 3, 6 & 7, but of the three, I prefer #6 because the colors are soft but intense enough to catch your eye.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 14:32h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Diana! Thank you for sharing your selections! I so appreciate your input!! xo

  • Joan Rosen
    Posted at 10:20h, 05 October Reply

    My favorite is 8 because it is beautiful and inviting, tempting me to open the deck. Next is 6 because the color palette is soft and harmonious. Then number 1 because I can see what all of these beautiful colors can make! Truthfully, there are no bad choices.

  • Diane Simmons
    Posted at 10:25h, 05 October Reply

    #7 is my fav~

  • Mary Anne Doms
    Posted at 10:38h, 05 October Reply

    6, 3 and 2. I need color to stand out on my desk covered with plans, sketches and inspiration.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 15:15h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Marry Anne! Thank you for taking the time to share your selections with me! I sure do value and appreciate your input! xo

  • Carol Landers
    Posted at 11:02h, 05 October Reply

    #6 is a clear favorite for me because it shows your range—which is lovely!

    You’re an amazing artist & businesswoman, Leslie!

  • Teri C
    Posted at 11:03h, 05 October Reply

    I would pick 6 as #1 as it shows the breath of the trend right palette right off the bat.
    I would next pick #3 as it exhibits is a beautiful collective way the large breath of Segreto finishes, albeit not all inclusive.
    Finally, I would pick #3 for the same reason as #2, although I feel #3 lays out the colors and technique in a more aesthetically appealing way.

  • Lisa Dremann
    Posted at 11:42h, 05 October Reply

    I would say #2, #6 and #7! I think #7 is so unique and would stand out to me. #6 is great in that it shows the range of beautiful colors available. #2 is very classic and elegant as well. Hard choice!

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 15:17h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Lisa! It is a hard choice! We have narrowed it down to these ten options and I appreciate your input to help us pick the final cover!! Thank you! xo

  • Lynda Stansberry
    Posted at 12:21h, 05 October Reply

    I like # 2. Timeless; traditional

  • Patricia Miller
    Posted at 12:44h, 05 October Reply


    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 15:19h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Patricia! We’ve got your selections counted! Thank you! xo

  • Anne Toone
    Posted at 12:48h, 05 October Reply

    What a difficult decision, but No. 7 is my favorite.
    I have been waiting for these and hope to be able to order a deck when available. Your creativity is amazing…hope you all are well!

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 15:22h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Anne! It is a difficult decision and that is why I am looking to all my creative and talented friends to help me decide! The palette decks will be ready very soon! I hope all is well with you and your loved ones too! xo

  • Patricia Miller
    Posted at 12:51h, 05 October Reply

    Hello Leslie,
    I have slight orange peel texture on my walls would love to do plaster is this something my painter could do? If not what would you suggest? Would you washable Matt work,
    Many thanks

  • Kathrine
    Posted at 12:52h, 05 October Reply

    2, 5, & 7 with No 7 being my favorite.

  • Elaine
    Posted at 14:11h, 05 October Reply

    I love them all but since you asked for three – –
    #2, #3, #6 in that order.

    Good luck to you!

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 15:23h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Elaine! I love them all too! Such a difficult decision. Thanks for sharing your selection!! xo

  • Connie
    Posted at 15:02h, 05 October Reply

    Couldn’t lose with any of them however.

  • Julie Young
    Posted at 15:42h, 05 October Reply

    I love #2 because of the gorgeous colors as I do not think that the flower has anything to do with paints.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 15:25h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Julie! I value and appreciate your input! Stay tuned to see which cover is selected! xo

  • Stephanie Sutton
    Posted at 16:57h, 05 October Reply

    1, 2,8

    #1 Just calls out Segreto Finishes to me. Beautiful, timeless and inspiring.
    #2 showcases the gorgeous palate of colors your about to view. Would compliment any design style for years to come.
    #8 classy and simple

  • Laurie Young
    Posted at 17:09h, 05 October Reply

    I think #1, #3 & #4 best represent your brand:) Best of luck in making your decision.

  • Susan Whinnery
    Posted at 17:39h, 05 October Reply

    I think # 2 HITS ALL THE BUTTONS .
    2ND BEST IS # 7 even though I like it the best it isn’t as universal and it may feel dated after time.

  • Becky Franklin
    Posted at 18:36h, 05 October Reply

    This is not easy. Thinking of now, future and all inclusive eye sets… #2, 3 and 5

  • alm
    Posted at 18:53h, 05 October Reply

    Favorites are 3,4, and 6. I think #6 is best because this cover shows the color range offered in your paint line, inspiring customers to look through the paint deck and discover the perfect Segreto white, beige, gray, pink, or blue shade for their own home.

  • Victoria Myers
    Posted at 19:11h, 05 October Reply

    I think many will be inspired to purchase your paints because of your gorgeous finishes. It’s part of your name and what your company is known for;) Capitalize on that strength. Therefore, I personally like #1, 2 and 3. They represent your range of finishes the best. My favorite is #3 but I would make two changes. Use the marble finish on the left side (as used in #1 and #2) and include the small ivory and gold leaf stripe in #1. This would be a beautiful representation of your work. I wish you all the best in expanding your line!

  • Nancy
    Posted at 19:39h, 05 October Reply

    My favorites are 2, 6 and 7. So difficult to showcase all of your work on one small cover. Really looking forward to seeing the final choice.
    Love your amazing work.

  • Beth Brace
    Posted at 19:52h, 05 October Reply

    Number. 3

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  • Natalie Carlson
    Posted at 21:06h, 05 October Reply

    6 all the way!!!! Love your new paints!!

  • Sissy
    Posted at 22:01h, 05 October Reply

    #6 timeless and #9 artistic beauty…..Both say Segreto to me!

    Posted at 23:04h, 05 October Reply

    My favorites are #2, #3 and #6. They are all beautiful. So happy for you, your business is really expanding.

  • Jill Oliver
    Posted at 07:44h, 06 October Reply

    SIX!!! Congrats on your paint line.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 15:25h, 07 October Reply

      Hi Jill! Thank you so much! I appreciate you taking the time to share your favorite cover! xo

  • Merideth Melville
    Posted at 08:54h, 06 October Reply

    All beautiful. I’m drawn to: Calm #5, Color #6, Catchy #9. Building my home now.

  • Robin Clayton
    Posted at 10:28h, 06 October Reply

    My favorite is number 6. I found it clear and non confusing. When I’m choosing color I like as little design interference as possible. The rest of the covers were lovely just not as helpful for the way I process information.

  • Suzanne D. Grable
    Posted at 12:01h, 06 October Reply

    I choose number 2, 1 & 3. No. 2 looks richer but number 1 has a sample of the work on the left side which I guess to be the top of the cover and is more prominent. 2 & 3 both show a wide variety of color and the richness of the color shows. No. 1 shows samples of your designs all the way through.

  • Mary Noland
    Posted at 12:20h, 06 October Reply

    5 because the textures are gorgeous and the horizontal stripping will appeal to all decorators and home owners looking for a modern farmhouse, simply modern, or traditionalist drawn to soft colors

    7 because it reflects the neutral, Old World textures that are my favorite

    9 because it reveals better range of options to mix mediums and textures

  • Pamela Shipp
    Posted at 15:30h, 06 October Reply

    Number 7. It is soft, elegant and sophisticated. Seems that represents your brand well.

    How do we buy a fan deck??????

  • Colleen Martin
    Posted at 18:10h, 06 October Reply

    My three are 5, 6 and 7 I think 7 is classically beautiful neutral that would lead you to want to open the palette to see what all the colors are without prejudgment of various colors on the cover. If I had to choose one only it would be 7.

    Excited to use your paint on my next new home.

  • Joan Thornock
    Posted at 20:06h, 06 October Reply

    I like #2, and #6! Very cool designs!

  • Janie Dickerson
    Posted at 20:19h, 06 October Reply

    2, 6 and 7 are my three picks. All beautiful! Each of these three make me want to see more.

    Posted at 21:04h, 06 October Reply

    I love the simplicity of 7,8 and 9. However, my favourite is 9 because it not only has the simplicity which I feel is important in any marketing concept. the golden rule “KISS” Keep It Simple Stupid! But it also has the colour of pink which is always a fashion forward colour mixed with the opposite grey/green/blue. Has the key neutral of white in the background, which is essential backdrop for colour. then you have captured the dimension in the flower and the texture in the wood piece! I think it is timeless and perfect! Well done!

  • Lydia
    Posted at 04:57h, 07 October Reply

    2 is my favorite. It made me want to explore all of your colors.

  • Nettie
    Posted at 07:47h, 07 October Reply

    Number 7

  • Susan
    Posted at 12:07h, 08 October Reply

    Great options! Six and 10 are the most interesting for me. Timelessly beautiful and on brand while conveying quality. Can’t wait to see the finished product!

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 09:16h, 19 October Reply

      Hi Susan! Thank you so much for your input! I so appreciate it! xo

  • Shelly Hubel
    Posted at 12:40h, 11 October Reply

    I ABSOLUTELY LOVE them all, but based on what you described as your goals and needs, my favorites are: 6, 3, 2 in that order .

    My favorite, #6 shows the broad range of color values in finishes you offer as well as the nuanced tones Segreto is known for. It is timeless and classic! The background behind the “Segreto Palette” nicely shows one of your wall finishes. (Wouldn’t mind also seeing the lighter rectangular box superimposed with the Segreto Palette words).

    My next favorite is #3. I love seeing the broader range of applications Segreto does….especially the gray/silver stencil snippet. However, with the “teaser” images of what looks like wallpaper, wood texture and 3-d flowers,….I feel if those images are on the front, it would make sense to have corresponding “pages” with full photos in the palette describing more of why those images are on a paint deck cover.

    My 3d favorite is #2. Very Very similar to #3, but lighter colored. I preferred 3 over 2 because the palette range takes up more of the paint deck cover on #3 over #2. I feel #2 needed more presence of actual paint colors.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 09:19h, 19 October Reply

      Hi Shelly! We’ve got your selections counted! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts and reasons behind your favorites. It is so appreciated! xo

  • Tammy McKenny
    Posted at 06:56h, 12 October Reply

    I think #’s 3, 4 and 6 would entice me to see more of what’s inside. I love following you to see the beautiful things you and your team transform/create each week.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 09:20h, 19 October Reply

      Hi Tammy! Thank you for your sweet words! I appreciate you letting me know your favorites. xo

  • Debbie Shepler
    Posted at 12:36h, 12 October Reply

    My favorites are 2, 3 and 6

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 09:21h, 19 October Reply

      Hi Debbie! Your input is so appreciated! We’ve got your favorites counted! xo

  • Gina Diamond
    Posted at 19:57h, 17 October Reply

    I love number 7 so much. I feel it will stand the test of time.

    • Leslie Sinclair
      Posted at 09:26h, 19 October Reply

      Hi Gina! I’m so thankful for my readers! I couldn’t do this without you! xo

  • Julie Porter
    Posted at 12:12h, 26 October Reply

    2, 1, 6 in that order! : )

  • Carole Pena
    Posted at 14:10h, 05 November Reply

    I would use #3. It shows a variation of both colors and textures—the Segreto singnature!! They all are beautiful, though Leslie!!

  • Whitney Anderson
    Posted at 14:50h, 05 November Reply

    Congrats! My two favorites are #2 and #7. Number two shows more of the breadth of Segreto’s work and the marble look is timeless. A close second is number seven as it’s beautiful, timeless, and classic. Good luck!

  • Brittany Bures
    Posted at 18:04h, 19 November Reply

    Beautiful colors as always!
    My pick is #1 #3 #9

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