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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

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