Flat, satin or semi-gloss? Brush up on paint types

Flat, satin or semi-gloss? Brush up on paint types
Ready to refresh your home’s interior walls with a new coat of paint, but aren’t sure what type to use for each room? Or do you have other items around the house that need to be spruced up? If painting is on your to-do list, whether it’s by hiring a highly rated professional to tackle ...

Your Home Decor Should Reflect You

Your Home Decor Should Reflect You
Some folks just know how to decorate. They have the ability to pull together any room with a few pillows, some artwork and a new coffee table. Sometimes it seems as though they are akin to magicians waving their wands. You might even know someone who has this ability. However, most of us mere mortals ...

Color Schemes You Can Live with for Life

Color Schemes You Can Live with for Life
One of the most common dilemmas homeowners face is deciding which colors will work together in their home. Part of the problem, though, is that we make it way more difficult than it needs to be! So, first things first – relax! Your home is all about creating a place where YOU feel comfortable, relaxed, ...

Color Tips

Color Tips
Choosing a color palette can be one of the most intimidating aspects of creating your new interior. Many of us will eagerly wear royal purple or a lush apricot, but are reluctant to put it on our walls or use it in our furniture. But few other design elements can create the impact that color ...

Five Quick Tips on Paint Color

Five Quick Tips on Paint Color
Five Quick Tips on Paint Color   Take a sample to the paint store. Bring a sample of the flooring or carpet as well as any fabrics that will be used in the room with you to the paint store.   Don’t pick your paint color standing in the store. After you’ve identified colors that ...

Guidelines for choosing exterior colors

Guidelines for choosing exterior colors
Think back to avocado green kitchen appliances. Did shivers just go down your back or did you get a pang of nostalgia? No doubt, color can evoke a visceral response, whether for interior or exterior decorating, clothes, makeup or cars. It makes a first impression, accentuates attributes and softens flaws, and offers a glimpse into ...