Easter Bunny Consults with National Color Expert

KANSAS CITY, KAN. - Bored with distributing traditional pastel-colored eggs, the Easter Bunny has asked national color expert Kate Smith for assistance with decorating tips.

"Every year I hide the same pastel-colored eggs for children and this year I'd like to jazz it up a bit," says the Easter Bunny. "While I was out placing Easter eggs and goodies in yards last year I was impressed by the abundance of colors on homes these days. At one point I looked up at a roof and saw this delightful blend of colored tiles. I really want to capture some of those exciting colors on my eggs!"

After searching for the color leader in synthetic roofing tiles, the Easter Bunny hopped over to Kate Smith, chief color maven and color expert for DaVinci Roofscapes. "This was a bit of an unusual consultation, but I'm open to any-bunny who loves color," says Smith, president of Sensational Color. "Turns out the Easter Bunny had seen the Vineyard blend of eight colors on a DaVinci slate roof in Maine. I can understand his positive reaction — that blend includes colors of dark and medium tan, light and medium gray, dark stone, light and dark violet, and dark amber."

During the consultation, Smith encouraged the Easter Bunny to try creating his own dream roof color — which can also be used to decorate eggs — on DaVinci's "Color from the Top Down" online sweepstakes.

"This was so easy," says Smith. "We hippity-hopped over to my computer and 'liked' DaVinci on Facebook. Then we had fun looking through the 49 standard colors available and created a stunning color combination that he named 'Scrambled Eggs' and submitted it online. Now he's camped out on my computer playing with DaVinci's Color Design Studio and designing a host of new color combinations that he swears will look great on his eggs this year."

According to the Easter Bunny, 2012 Easter eggs will be more colorful thanks to his meeting with Smith. "Why should roofs have all the fun?" says the Easter Bunny. "Children's baskets will be overflowing this year with colorful blends of decorated eggs in terracotta, autumn, purple and green. I'm so excited about these sensational colors that I may never go back to pale pastels again!"

Every-Bunny Can Enter

Along with the Easter Bunny, consumers have two chances to win an Apple® iPad2® as part of a "Color from the Top Down" online sweepstakes sponsored by DaVinci Roofscapes®. Running from February 13, 2012 through April 30, 2012, the promotion allows people ages 18 and older to create and submit a dream roof color combination via DaVinci's Facebook page.*

To participate, Facebook users who "like" DaVinci Roofscapes on Facebook (located at https://www.facebook.com/pages/DaVinci-Roofscapes/119452491414564), can access the sweepstakes. Users can create their dream roof color combination and submit a form to enter their name in the drawing. Winners of the two iPad2 prizes will be selected randomly on May 15, 2012.

For inspiration and colorful ideas, visit the free online DaVinci Color Studio (http://www.davinciroofscapes.com/color-designer/). An interactive advice component featuring a the Easter Bunny's personal national color expert, a downloadable 30-page Color Guide and the ability to create custom roof blends are just some of the eye-catching features of the site that allow homeowners to confidently select roofing colors for the home.

DaVinci Color Options

DaVinci offers the widest select of polymer roofing colors in the industry. Slate colors are available in Medium Terracotta, Dark Terracotta, Light Clay, Dark Clay, Light Gray, Medium Gray, Dark Gray, Light Green, Medium Green, Dark Green, Light Brown, Medium Brown, Medium Tan, Dark Tan, Light Purple, Dark Purple, Green Stone, Dark Stone, Slate Gray, Slate Black, Light Violet, Dark Violet and Dark Amber.

Shake colors are available in Light Chesapeake, Medium Light Chesapeake, Medium Chesapeake, Dark Chesapeake, Light Autumn, Medium Light Autumn, Medium Autumn, Dark Autumn, Light New Cedar, Medium Light New Cedar, Medium New Cedar, Medium Dark New Cedar, Dark New Cedar, Light Mountain, Medium Mountain, Dark Mountain, Light Tahoe, Medium Tahoe, Medium Dark Tahoe, Dark Tahoe, Light Weathered Gray, Medium Light Weathered Gray, Medium Weathered Gray, Medium Dark Weathered Gray and Dark Weathered Gray.

DaVinci Roofscapes has manufactured award-winning polymer slate and shake roofing since 1999. The roofing tiles are virtually maintenance free and far more cost effective than the natural product. DaVinci leads the industry in tile thickness, the tile width variety and the greatest selection of subtle earth-toned colors. Company products have a 50-year warranty and are 100 percent recyclable. DaVinci proudly makes its products in America and is a member of the National Association of Home Builders, the Cool Roof Rating Council and the U.S. Green Building Council. For additional information call 1-800-328-4624 or visit our website.

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*No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. One entry per person with two chances to win. Duplicate entries will be discarded. Must be age 18 or older to enter. Other restrictions and rulings apply. For a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Color From The Top Down Sweepstakes, 1413 Osage Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66105.


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