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Steep Your Rental in Color — Without Painting the Walls
Let your favorite hues loose without skirting your lease, with these room-by-room ideas for apartments and other rented homes
"room-by-room ideas for apartments and other rented homes... es to painting the walls. Even if your landlord has a strict no-painting policy,... these ideas and inspiration to fill every room in your home with rental-friendly... some acrylic paints and an assortment of paint brushes. I invited one of my gra... colorful ideas Laura. Great tips. Great ideas but what about temporary, self-adhesive... these ideas for adding color for renters - not being able to paint walls shouldn't..."
Where to Find Home Color Inspiration
Look for paint color ideas in things you already love: a piece of art, a cozy café, a vintage plate — even a memory
"k for paint color ideas in things you already love: a piece of art, a cozy café,... off your painting project because you just can't decide on which colors to use. After... decorating ideas - Paint colors http://brightboldbeautiful.blogspot.com/2010/07/decor... ating-ideas-paint-colors.html Great inspirational post! Check out our Ideabook about... under acrylic with an aluminum dibond backing for a durable, easy to clean, frameless..."
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... tips and ideas for your own floors... with one idea: painting gray and white stripes on the floor.... power of paint. Benjamin Moore's Decorators White on the walls and Harbor Fog on the... hints like painting the base color on the tape to seal it down before painting the striped... genius idea of painting the floor until I could afford a quality replacement. Funny..."
What You Need to Know Before Painting Brick
Sure, painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account. Here's how to paint brick like a pro
"Sure, painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account... how to paint brick like a pro... Although painting the brick in your home has been touted as an easy DIY fix, it has... take on painting brick. Diana Zumeta of Brick Restoration, Scott Crocker of Crocker... clean the paint off or just paint it look like it's never been painted. Paint predates... painting the fireplace a red brick color would be a good idea...then they painted..."
8 Great Kitchen Cabinet Color Palettes
"yours with painted cabinetry. Here's how (and what) to paint them... you can paint yourself or have painted professionally. With custom-painted fronts,... shape, painting them can be a smart way to go. Another budget-friendly route is to... save by painting cabinets yourself can be put toward that pricey quartz countertop... gorgeous painted cabinets to inspire you — plus 8 examples of color and material palettes..."
How to Make Your Painted or Stained House Feel at Home in the Landscape
"choosing a paint palette, or designing a landscape around an existing palette, is a daunting... homeowners. Painted or stained houses offer exciting potential because such an array of... existing paint colors cannot be easily changed, perhaps due to homeowner’s association... color to paint my garden shed door. I have soooooooooo many paint strips that my eyes... stucco paint samples, paint big swatches, and show everyone what you are suggesting..."
Create a Stir With Paint
Sure, you could whisk up an accent wall and call it a day. But for truly sublime rooms, brush up on these creative paint ideas
"Paint is the easiest, cheapest and most satisfying way to transform a room. And if... always paint over it. But sometimes it's hard to get out of the rut: white walls,... of what paint can really do for a room. It can literally transform it. It can create... buckets of paint, some patience and a lot of imagination. Let these rooms be your inspiration... Decorating Ideas: Paint colors http://goo.gl/zfyVj Samantha, if you use repositional,..."
16 Creative Paint Color Names We Haven't Seen — Yet
"of new paint colors will finally run out of ideas. We're here to help... colors of paint for the home. (See the last two here and here.) Clever and sometimes... a few paint names of our own. (Warning: Some may describe their hues a little too... was) a paint "Louisiana Hot Sauce" by Benjamin Moore. I painted my front door with... 1600 new paint colors to name? Just so you know, when naming a paint color the one rule..."
8 Homes With Exterior Paint Colors Done Right
"Get ideas for an exterior palette from these homes that run the gamut from Mediterranean... choosing paint colors for the exterior of their house. What goes together? What colors... examples of paint colors that got both considerations right. Related: 12 tried and true... appreciated! Paint it Definitely looking forward to painting Jenni...hoping for paint color... much the paint colors you choose affect the the look of your home. Lovely ideas! Thank..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Black
"e the idea of a black front door? Here are 8 exterior palettes to make it work... exterior door paint is Fine Paints of Europe. I just painted my brownstone front doors with... doors be painted with a gloss or high gloss paint? We swear by BM paint..the vinyl siding... brown/black paint for my door any ideas? Uhhh, I'm so sad. We have a black door but it... black paint! I painted ovr white metal door black... however, it shows every scratch..."
12 Tried and True Paint Colors for Your Walls
Discover one pro designer's time-tested favorite paint colors for kitchens, baths, bedrooms and more
"favorite paint colors for kitchens, baths, bedrooms and more... general paint color they want but struggle with envisioning the exact shade. Others... about paint I like to make with clients is that the colors you may like may be very... and true paint colors along with their exact name and brand, that I think translate... Charmean- any ideas for a paint color on this Banister? As you can see I tried a combination..."
How to Paint Your Hardwood Floors
"Painting older solid wood floors can give them new life without the expense and mess... patience to paint hardwood floors, but if you know how to apply nail polish, you already... suggest that painted floors are not the best idea for a bathroom. I have done painted floors... me the painting I did had to be in acrylics...sigh...for four days I painted, and... experience in painting bamboo floors? I love this idea! Wish i could paint over my yucky..."
DIY Painting Project: A Colorful Front Door
"coats of paint. Take inspiration from this colorful season and give your home a fresh... Chalk Paint to which I added some of my artists acrylic paint to give it a slight... door is painted navy but I have decided to paint it a pretty green apple color which... have no idea what color to paint my front door that would compliment my home. Any... wanting to paint my door but have no idea what color. My house is a dark green with cream..."
Bulletproof Decorating: How to Pick the Right Kind of Paint
Choose a paint with some heft and a little sheen for walls and ceilings with long-lasting good looks. Here are some getting-started tips
"ose a paint with some heft and a little sheen for walls and ceilings with long-lasting... kind of paint you choose. The right blend, finish and color can make a difference in... how the paint wears and resists grime and abuse. Here’s what you need to know to... different paint. I don't like to paint more than I have to, and this paint is great... anyone-but painting with Behr is like painting with skim milk vs painting with cream...."
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..."