Top Premium Paints Available at Crafty Beaver:

Please note: The Benjamin Moore line is only available at our Andersonville and Portage Park locations. Like-wise, the Pratt and Lambert line is only available our Skokie location.

There isn’t a better method to create a new spark in a space than by putting down a fresh coat of paint. It eliminates the scuff marks and blemishes and brings a new brightness to the walls. Paint also provides the capability to make an area look fully new with a simple color change. Best of all, painting won’t cost you an arm and a leg and is so easy to do so that you can create big results with just a little paint!

Here at Crafty Beaver, we have every painting supply you’ll require in one convenient spot. No matter if you’re painting the interior or the exterior of your house, we’ve got the best tools and materials to finish an enduring paint job you’ll be pleased with. We have all kinds of different tools in stock for you, including:

  • Straight and angled paint brushes
  • Roller covers in various nap lengths
  • Roller frames in various sizes
  • Spackle, caulk, and other wall repair compounds and patches
  • Roller trays and tray liners
  • Protective paper, plastic, tarps, and drop cloths
  • Ladders of various heights
  • Sand paper
  • Extension poles
  • And more!

Crafty Beaver in Chicago and Skokie offers many options when it comes to paint and stains you prefer. We’ve made sure that the brands we carry are going to deliver premium results and lasting beauty. We provide paints in any color you can possibly think of, and our color matching service will make sure that you receive the precise color.

Turn that out-of-date, dull room into something you can be proud of with a splash of color using paint and paint supplies from Crafty Beaver. Give us a call today if you have any questions, and we will be glad to assist!

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Benjamin Moore Paints Now Available at Crafty Beaver Andersonville and Portage Park locations.

Whether you’re after a bold wash of color or a simple touch-up, Benjamin Moore’s collection of interior and exterior paints make it simple to achieve a flawless, beautiful application to your home. This selection of paint is only available at Crafty Beaver’s Andersonville location (1522 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago) and Portage Park location (4306 North Central Avenue, Chicago), so stop in to choose your perfect formula today.

The right interior or exterior paint is important both for aesthetic value as well as functionality. The perfect formula and finish of paint can help hide imperfections, neutralize or brighten a space, or just give your home a boost of freshness. Benjamin Moore’s interior and exterior paints offer unique features such as asthma and allergy friendly paint, with superb durability and washability.

Crafty Beaver is an authorized retailer of Benjamin Moore paints offering selections for every room in your home, as well as exterior spaces. Get inspired by beauty and functionality, working together.

$2 off Ben Moore color samples with Rewards card. Coupon expires 12/31/2021.
$15 off when you spend $75 or more on Aura, Regal, or ben series with Rewards Card. Offer expires 12/31/2021.

Aura® Interior Paint
Aura Interior, with Benjamin Moore’s exclusive Color Lock technology, delivers the ultimate performance for brilliant, rich, and everlasting color.  Benjamin Moore’s flagship product features extreme coverage and durability while being environmentally friendly.

  • Proprietary Color Lock® technology for richer colors that stay true over time
  • Rich, thick paint that provides a beautiful finish
  • Outstanding durability
  • Stands up to repeated washing with no color rub-off
  • Extreme hide and coverage for fewer coats
  • Mildew resistant
  • Paint and primer together
  • Seamless touch-ups
  • Zero VOC, low odor
  • Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology
  • View the sell sheet for more informatio

Regal® Select Interior Paint
This line of interior paint provides an elegant flat finish for moderate traffic areas and ceilings as well. It is both spatter-resistant and mildew-resistant, and applies easily and smoothly. Regal Select® is engineered with Gennex Color Technology, making this line ultra-durable and remarkably fade resistant.

  • Excellent hide and coverage for a uniform finish
  • Applies easily and smoothly
  • Spatter resistant
  • Paint and primer in one
  • Mildew resistant
  • Zero VOC, low odor
  • Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology

Ben® Interior and Exterior Paint
Available in thousands of colors, ben® Interior and Exterior paints are available with paint and primer mixed together for a seamless, flawless execution. Interior paints are available with zero VOC, and low odor for a great painting experience indoors. This gorgeous range has superior hide and is engineered with Gennex Color Technology, making it ultra-durable and remarkably fade resistant.

  • Good coverage and durability
  • Resistant to peeling, cracking, and blistering
  • Low temperature application down to 40°F (4.4° C)
  • Excellent color retention
  • Mildew resistant
  • 25-year warranty
  • Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology

Ultra Spec 500®
Benjamin Moore’s Ultra Spec 500® line of interior paints is available in primers as well as finishes ranging from flat to gloss. These spatter-resistant paints have excellent hide and are quick drying. They have fantastic touch-up properties, making them easy for a last-minute job or a large-scale upgrade.

  • Excellent hiding
  • Spatter resistant
  • Great touch-up properties
  • Decorative and uniform flat finish
  • Soap-and-water cleanup
  • Zero VOCs
  • Qualifies for LEED credit
  • Washable
  • Quick drying
  • Low odor
  • Easy application
  • Superior flow and leveling
  • MPI approved
  • Engineered with Gennex® Color Technology

Super Hide®
With an easy application and durable, high-hiding finish, this line of paint from Benjamin Moore is suitable for a wide variety of painting projects. This fast-drying paint can be washed after just one week from application and is available in finishes ranging from flat to semi-gloss.

  • Decorative and uniform flat finish
  • Excellent hiding and touch up
  • Spatter resistant
  • Quick dry
  • Easy application
  • Soap-and-water cleanup
  • Painted surfaces can be washed after one week

Getting The Great-Looking Room You Want Has Never Been Easier!

Pratt & Lambert Paint & Primer has been professionally remastered to elevate your house with more hide, boosted staying power, better adhesion, and a silky finish. Available to you at Crafty Beaver in Skokie. The palette of crafted one-coat colors delivers noteworthy results. Its finish is highly washable, scrub-able, and stain-resistant for long-lasting durability.

Pratt & Lambert Accolade® Premium Interior or Exterior Paint:
If you are looking to find a marvelous color that’s created to last, choose Pratt & Lambert® Accolade® Paint and Primer. Created for those with impeccable taste, it’s certain to take your home from good-looking to amazing.

  • Stain and scrub-resistant finish
  • Superb hide
  • One-coat color palette
  • 100% acrylic waterborne paint
  • Remarkable stain blocking
  • Highly washable
  • Long-lasting durability
  • Available in flat, velvet, semi-gloss, and satin

Pratt & Lambert Pro-Hide® Gold Interior Paint:
Pratt & Lambert® Pro-Hide® Gold Ultra Interior Paint is formulated to provide fine results and reliable performance. It’s exceptional paint that will give you a flawless finish from the start, and reliable good looks that last. The best as it gets. 

  • Phenomenal performance for both commercial and residential areas
  • Exquisite, smooth, and uniform finish
  • Long-lasting durability that stands for years on end
  • Exceptional washability for easy maintenance
  • Offers excellent hide and touch-ups
  • Can be tinted in over a thousand wonderful Pratt & Lambert® colors
  • Offers 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • Available in flat, eggshell, mid-sheen, stain, and semi-gloss

Pratt & Lambert Pro-Hide® Silver 5000 Interior Paint:
Pratt & Lambert® Pro-Hide® Silver 5000 Interior Paint is a professional quality coating with good hide and outstanding touch-up. It is designed for use on interior drywall, wood, cured plaster, masonry, metal, and previously painted surfaces. Ideal for property care and commercial repaints, you can hope for strong results for both your project and your bottom line. Available in a one (1) gallon or five (5)-gallon buckets.

  • Trustworthy application, performance, and appearance
  • Splendid for walls that are painted many times
  • Excellent for property maintenance and commercial repaints
  • Aligns with MPI® Gloss levels 1, 2, and 5
  • Good hide
  • Magnificent touch-up
  • Effortless, uniform finish
  • Painless application
  • Fine value
  • Satisfaction guaranteed warranty

Pratt & Lambert RedSeal® Supreme Self-Priming Paint:
Pratt & Lambert® RedSeal® Supreme Self-Priming Paint is the smart choice to make your home more beautiful. It provides a wonderfully polished finish and splendid long-term results without using a separate primer. It’s available in over one thousand brilliant colors. It’s washable, scrubbable and low-maintenance so your new look will really have the lasting “new” paint effect. In fact, it has a Lifetime Warranty*. And the cutting-edge formula has achieved GREENGUARD GOLD Certification for indoor air quality. It’s proof that good-looking paint can be wise, too.

If you want great results every time, choose RedSeal® Supreme Self-Priming Paint. It’s the impeccable combination of quality, value, and innovation.

Pratt & Lambert RedSeal® Ultra Moisture Exterior Resistant Paint:
Pratt & Lambert® RedSeal® Ultra Moisture Exterior Resistant Paint delivers to you the color intensity finish you need to get your DIY project done with sophistication, and the quality formula you need to get it done without fear. This high-quality paint isn’t just a reliable friend. The unbreakable 100% acrylic formula is tested to withstand many years of crazy weather without chipping, peeling, or cracking. It can even be applied in 35-degree weather. Plus, you don’t have to let the weather suspend your painting plans, because the ultra moisture-resistant formula is safe from rain, dew, and moisture after 1.5 hours dry time. Now when the weather isn’t looking so wonderful, your freshly painted exterior house will continue to look awesome.

Believe in Pratt & Lambert® RedSeal Exterior Ultra Moisture-Resistant Paint to make your home the desire of your street. It’s a great solution of elegance and goodness.

The proof is in the performance.

* See paint label for specific application instructions and warranty details.

Aerosol spray paint is so versatile and effortless. It really cuts painting time in half, if you are working on a small DIY project. Generally, the chief brands and leaders in spray paint are introducing and provide a lot of ways to use it. In our paint department at Crafty Beaver in Skokie, we stock a broad mix of spray paints to get that DIY project complete.  Rust-Oleum® was founded on the fundamental of contributing new items that keep surfaces from the atmospheric conditions.

Spray Paint for Rust Prevention
The trusted leader in rust protection and prevention. Stops Rust provides a long-lasting, durable finish to your project. Perfect for outdoor metals, refresh your garden bench or patio table and chairs with the high-quality formula of Stops Rust. Available in a wide array of colors and finishes for your specific purpose.

Ideal use:

  • Patio furniture
  • Wrought iron
  • Wheel barrows
  • Outdoor light fixtures

Rekindle your favorite items or add new life to a hand-me-down with Rust-Oleum® spray paint that helps prevent rust. It provides a glossy coating that resists fading, cracking and controls rust build-up. This paint can be sprayed on metal furniture, motorbikes, and swing sets and more. Some solutions provide a shiny, sparkling metallic surface and are also handy in bright colors and unique texture finishes.

Like New Spray Painted Plastic & More from Rust-Oleum®
With the breakthrough Double Coverage Technology of Painter’s Touch® 2X Ultra Cover® Spray paint, your project could be done twice as fast with two times the coverage*. This lets you get the job done faster so you can enjoy it sooner. With indoor and outdoor durability, you can rest assure your project will last.

Ideal use:

  • Wood
  • Plastic
  • Tables & chairs
  • Wicker
  • Shelves
  • Furniture
  • Metal
  • Picture frames
  • Home Décor

When spray painting plastic
Considering plastic is a non-porous product, specialized paint is used to spray paint plastic materials. Plastic does not absorb the paint, therefore the paint is thicker. More Substantial paint will exceedingly stick better to the item or material and rule out those annoying drips that sometimes occur. There are large numbers of plastic pieces that just dull over time, especially if in the outdoors where it is in the blazing sun.

So extend the life of a few of your patio items, starting with plastic tables and chair sets. The furniture can go from an oxidized dull chair to elegant. The most terrific thing about spray painting plastic is that you can have an enjoyable time with the colors & liven up your garden and patio space. You can practically change the whole atmosphere of your outdoor space with all of this color!

Paint Project… Done.
Always allow some time for the paint to perfectly dry on any of your projects. Keep your spray cans in working order by wiping the tips with mineral spirits directly after use, to avert clogging. Spray paint might last two-three years if properly stored. Your neighborhood paint store is Crafty Beaver in Skokie. Check out our paint department for our entire line of spray paints, our paint department will be glad to guide and help you uncover the correct paint and all your paint supplies for getting the project complete.

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