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Budget Decorator: 25 Fab Projects With 1 Paint Can
Whether there's only an inch left or your paint can overfloweth, these household painting projects will get your creative juices flowing
"or your paint can overfloweth, these household painting projects will get your creative... question that paint reigns supreme. But if you really want to make the most of your purchase... can of paint by using it in a number of smaller projects. Whether you are starting... creative painting ideas include something for every room in the house.... can of paint! It never ceases to amaze me how paint can transform a room. I like..."
Trend Alert: Paint Gone Wild
Give your home an artful touch in drips and drabs, with paint treatments that feel free to splatter and splotch
"with paint treatments that feel free to splatter and splotch... trendy paint techniques that don't require a steady hand or FrogTape.... finger paint off the page and onto the table, the walls and the rug, this ideabook... Lately paint techniques are going every which way but rolled. Happy accidents like... daughter painted the "Che" picture splattered with paint. I followed her lead with... splatters of paint everywhere.. In neon colours, or not! I was studying fashion design at..."
Cheery Paint Treatments Make for Happy Kids
Little ones crave fun, fun, fun — and that includes their rooms. Delight your tots with peppy paint treatments and playful patterns
"peppy paint treatments and playful patterns... great paint treatments that will leave you itching to head to the paint store.... other hand, love color. They get excited by fun patterns; I can almost see the little... without painting and are a real boon if planning stripes for the ceiling. Same with... multiple paint colors on one feature wall is a nice way to add a playful factor to your... Adding paint inside the bookshelves makes the decorative items pop, but the true star..."
Pretty Up Pumpkins With Paint
"mutinied, handing me the knife and reappearing only after he detected the scent of pumpkin... and try painting a few of them, which is neater, less tedious and much more child friendly... faces painted on the outside. Thanks...I know what I'm going to be up to next week... year I painted a couple of pumps and they rottenly imploded pretty quickly. Please... that once painted you probably do not want to put your pumpkin in composter. @Judy Imploding..."
Grown-Up Ideas for Chalkboard Paint
"their hands on some chalk and doodle away, but by no means should that limit your... chalkboard paint can do — and more importantly, where it should go. Take a cue from these... is to paint a refrigerator in chalk board paint? Just primer and paint? @casablue:... room and painted the insets with chalkboard paint -it's a great place to leave notes... com) I painted our game room walls with chalkboard paint, so guests can write messages..."
How to Pick the Right Blue Paint
"other hand, vibrant blues can be too stimulating. To avoid both, I'm sharing a few... entry painted Benjamin Moore Peacock and my family room painted BM Kensington blue... yellows. We painted the concrete floor teal and found that it worked with almost everything... about painting my kitchen a royal blue. thanks! Benjamin Moore's Historical Colour... We're painting the master and sitting room a deep periwinkle and the bath a soft..."
Painted Fireplace Mantels Add Pizzazz
These 10 fireplace mantels show how a new coat of paint can create focal-point flair in your interior design
"coat of paint can create focal-point flair in your interior design... through paint. And think about colors other than typical white. A new paint color... stone or tile. The best way to paint your mantel depends on what it is made of and... layers of paint it has). Ask your local paint store for tips and what materials to use... would paint the mantel? My painters just finished painting mine today, and I can't... mantel painted a soft sage green was the inspiration for the blues and greens we used..."
Help! What Color Should I Paint My House Exterior?
Real homeowners get real help in choosing paint palettes. Bonus: 3 tips for everyone on picking exterior colors
"choosing paint palettes. Bonus: 3 tips for everyone on picking exterior colors... exterior paint colors. Help is on the way for three such homeowners, whose homes are... exterior paint palettes. But first, three general tips for selecting an attractive exterior... dark red tile roof, yellowish sandstone walls (painted hebel) and a lighter offset for... The 'Painted Ladies' shown in San Francisco have to be painted with historically..."
Dream Bathroom to Your Bathroom: Translate the Look
You don't need a major bathroom makeover to get that designer look — minor accents and tweaks can convey luxe style
"exotic, hand-painted tiles. Of course for many of us, a complete bathroom overhaul... the bath tiles (no room to clean the bottom glass) and that the shower should be slightly... beautiful hand-painted tiles and prop them up on your sink backsplash or hang them on... storage. Paint it in the glossiest, darkest black you can find, then fill it with fluffy... yellow tile, you will be hard pressed to create the black and white palette this look..."
The Country Kitchen 12 Ways: Eclectic/Modern/Classic
Get the Scoop on Finding the Best Paint for Your Money
"deal on paint for your home may have nothing to do with advertised specials... a new paint is kind of like picking a new toothpaste — they all look the same but... expensive paints are higher quality and come in more brilliant colors. We talked with... three paint professionals to get the scoop on which is the better value.... about painting old wood floors that have been painted before. What type of paint... newest Behr paint, Ultra Premium Plus, is def the best paint I've ever used, and I've painted..."
11 Reasons to Paint Your Interior Doors Black
"ebony paint and turn a dull doorway into a model of drop-dead sophistication... about painting my doors black before. But then, up until a few months ago, I had... considered painting my ceilings black, either. Then I wrote a piece for Houzz called 11... Reasons to Paint Your Ceilings Black, and I was an instant convert. Black doors don’t... on not painting interior doors black. It's a quart of paint. Just paint in any colour..."
DIY: How to Paint Stripes on Your Floor
Paint brings a dreary porch floor to life in New England — watch the process unfold and get tips and ideas for your own floors
"Paint brings a dreary porch floor to life in New England — watch the process unfold... power of paint. Benjamin Moore's Decorators White on the walls and Harbor Fog on the... idea: painting gray and white stripes on the floor.... hints like painting the base color on the tape to seal it down before painting the striped... stick tiles up one by one. Then had the genius idea of painting the floor until... want to paint - remember the tape will be on the "don't want to paint this" side of..."
How to Paint Perfect Wall Stripes
Draw the line on lackluster walls with crisply painted stripes. Here's the secret to getting them right
"crisply painted stripes. Here's the secret to getting them right... out your painting supplies, here's a helpful how-to that will help you achieve perfect... while the paint is still wet or tacky. What if you want to apply two coats of paint... Letting your paint 'dry' and letting your paint 'cure' are two different things. With... with blue paint on it, and for Step 5, when peeling off the tape, no blue paint on the..."
Easy Green: 5 Ecofriendly Paint Companies
Dizzy spells and headaches, begone. Be kinder to your health and the environment with these safer paint choices for your interior decorating
"safer paint choices for your interior decorating... ecofriendly paint companies. Why choose ecofriendly paint? Traditional paint products... traditional paint. The federal government already regulates VOCs in paint, but the new... as the paint dries, potentially causing health problems and damage to the environment... ecofriendly paint products on the market go a step further with reduced levels of VOCs... zero VOC? Paint that is labeled "low VOC" contains less than 50 grams per liter, while..."