How Do You Choose Exterior Paint Colors?

Most people reading this might give me a strange look for talking about exterior painting right now. After all, it seems like winter has no plans to move on any time soon!

But, the reality is, spring is making a slow march toward us, and before you know it exterior painting season will be in full bloom (see what I did there?). It never hurts to be prepared, so why not give some thought to your exterior paint color options now? […]

Interior Painting Tips – Choosing Paint for Your Closet

When you think of choosing interior colors and painting your home, projects involving spaces like your living room, dining room, or kitchen probably come to mind first. After all, these rooms hold a ton of stylistic value. Plus, they get the most “air time,” so to speak, and enjoy being the focal point of painting and design-related magazines, websites, and blogs.

Here’s an interesting question: have you ever considered what kind of paint might be best to use in your closet?

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Choosing and Preserving Your Bathroom’s Paint

Bathrooms have really come into their own in recent years. No longer just “the second door down the hall on the left,” they are one of the chief selling points of the home. Because of this value, more and more homeowners are turning their bathroom into a real retreat; a quiet, secluded spot where at the end of a long day you soak in a hot bath or rinse your stress down the drain in your walk-in shower.

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5 Tips for Cutting In and Detail Painting

There’s no denying that interior painting is fun. Some might disagree, but we certainly think it is. And, if you ever have watched fresh, gleaming colors sweep over a tired surface, you probably know why we do.

In all reality though, there are a lot of tough aspects to completing a quality painting project. It certainly isn’t as simple as choosing a color, grabbing a brush, and watching a beautiful result unfold. It’s an art, really, and one that takes time, practice, and experience to master. […]

Color Psychology and Choosing the Best Paint for Your Space

choosing interior colorsWe’ve all walked down the mile or two of color swatches at the local paint supply store… Isn’t it amazing how many different shades, hues, and sheens there are? Gone are the days when green was green and yellow was yellow…

So, when faced with the decision of what colors to choose for your next interior painting project, what do you do? […]

Painting and Design Ideas for a Dark Room

Have you ever been frustrated by a room that has no natural light? Suddenly the importance of windows becomes incredibly clear. Maybe your room is a finished portion of the attic, a den in the basement, or maybe just a back room that strangely enough was built without a window. But, at the same time,[…]

How Can You Tell Whether Your Existing Paint Is Oil or Latex-Based?

When it comes to exterior painting, it’s best to try and kick any roadblocks out of the way that you can before you get the project rolling (no pun intended). You probably started with the normal painting questions: what color should I use, what brand is best, and maybe you did some research into the[…]

Faux Painting Ideas

Faux Painting Ideas Faux painting, considered an art by some, consists of a variety of painting methods meant to replicate the appearances of materials such as marble, metal, stone or wood for aesthetic value. If you hope to brighten up some bare walls in your home, faux finishes are an excellent idea. Consider your most-loved[…]