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7 Things to Do Before You Move Into a New House
Get life in a new house off to a great start with fresh paint and switch plates, new locks, a deep cleaning — and something on those windows
"fresh paint and switch plates, new locks, a deep cleaning — and something on those... clean, paint and otherwise get the house ready. One of the things that we really... up the paint etc. can all wait for the spring. What really needed to be done is the... had for painting is $1,000/room, painting with the expectation you're going to repaint... owners re paint before selling they tend to paint neutrals. If you know the colors you..."
Spare Room? Lucky You. Here are 12 Fresh Ways to Use It
Imagine all the things you could do in your extra space: painting, planting, playing or nothing at all
"space: painting, planting, playing or nothing at all... change the fireplace in the first pic to gas and get rid of the chimney that is blocking... did! I painted the walls white, and while they were still wet, I glittered them, making... floor, a fireplace, furniture, and ten Christmas trees. Merry Christmas all year long... of the fireplace, and have a large 3x4 coffee table in front of the sofa with ott... Christy The fireplace in the contemplation would be so great mosaiced in various green..."
8 Colors for North-Facing Rooms
"saturated paint colors will warm it up... you've ever painted a room that faces north, you may have noticed that the color didn't... leave your paint job in the shadows. With all of that, north-facing rooms can still be... exposed brick - the brick is really throwing me off! Any suggestions? I am leaning... for a paint color for my formal living room, but can't bring myself to go with colors... house I painted my daughters new south facing room the exact colour of her old north..."
Bathed in Color: Favorite Yellows and Golds for the Bath
"expert paint picks and ideas for yellow walls... yellow paint color picks for bathrooms, along with nine knockout bathrooms that use... harder than painting a room. The yellow and turquoise bathroom is a paint job away from... yellow to paint my living room. I painted two walls and then went to bed. In the light... me to paint a whole room in were actually found in the white section of paint decks... tried to paint Benjamin Moore paint on foam board and it was drying so quickly I couldn't..."
50 Shades of Gray
Gray is hotter than ever, thanks to a hit novel full of romance and dark secrets. Tell us: Which paint shade possesses you?
"of gray paint? Please tell us the paint name, number and manufacturer. *Who would... of gray paint are rocking sales at hardware stores as well, making gray the most t... a gray paint t go with brown? I just painted my master bed and bath with Behr Ultra... having to paint the exterior of my house and want to paint it a true grey with a white... picking a paint color for my master bath and am wondering if I should just paint the..."
20 Wide-Ranging Colors Touted for 2014
Behr takes its turn in the color-forecasting game with 4 paint collections from superbold to sophisticated
"with 4 paint collections from superbold to sophisticated... Pittsburgh Paints have done, Behr has offered up a whole slew of them. There are 20 colors... night. Paint samples on walls and corners and take a week or two and add some more... finished painting my room Behr's Spicy Cayenne but I'm liking the Ocean Liner much better... great that paint companies are doing "subtle" ! Neutral does not have to mean boring...."
10 Ways to Dress Up the Stoop
"salvaged and painted with that Oiled Rubbed Bronze paint--confession---I over sprayed when... I've just painted my front door and garage door a shade of red, placed a large rug on... bookcase painted white, with hooks on the outside for coats, and umbrellas, and a place... definitely painting our front door -- just debating between red and black. The siding... want to paint/stain it but don't know what colour it should be. Also there are two..."
Get the Lead Out: Lead Safety at Home
Keep your family safe by properly testing for and dealing with lead in old painted surfaces, water and soil
"in old painted surfaces, water and soil... lead-based paint. You likely already know that although lead-based paint has been outlawed... just in paint and trim. It can be present in the soil around our homes, window glass... plumbing, old painted furniture and toys, glazed ceramics, crystal and other objects. It’s... replaced with painted trim. The two painted exterior doors were replaced; the front door... My wall paint has always been in excellent condition but the next paint job will include..."
Taste a Rainbow: 11 Top Home Decorating Colors and How to Use Them
Prime yourself for spring painting season with our color-happy guide to working with popular shades around the home
"spring painting season with our color-happy guide to working with popular shades around... of gray paint chips could make you cringe. No matter how you feel about color, there... and gray paints than ever before. Using gray paint on an kitchen island is quite common... about painting the ceilings. I am going to do every room! Can you paint over those... coat of paint can do to transform a room! Color is the cheapest way to change the look..."
Eye-Catching Colors for Your Kitchen Floor
"with a paint or stain in an unexpected color... desire to paint the floor yourself.... option. I painted my bedroom floor with special floor paint, but it's chipped a lot.... already painted my planking subfloor, and planned on painting the bedroom subfloor... porch was painted a wonderful warm brick red color. All these floors wore WONDERFULLY... before painting or staining. You can check with your paint store and tell them what..."
Fix Those 'Whoopsies': 9 Fast Solutions for Decorating Mistakes
Don't suffer in silence over a paint, furniture or rug snafu — these affordable workarounds can help
"over a paint, furniture or rug snafu — these affordable workarounds can help... grandparents painted their house, they thought the color would be a soft apricot — but it... cabinetry. Paint, and a very GOOD paint job, is your answer. also try moving pieces in... picked paint colors for the living and dining rooms. The first time I walked in I... time I've painted a room I've had an initial period of horror that I did something terrible..."
My Houzz: Art Inspires an Aussie Remodel
"life with paintings and iconic furniture collected over a lifetime... ceiling, painting the walls, polishing the floors, adding built-in storage and installing... have been painting Wandjina (also spelled wanjina) for millennia. This is the oldest... sacred painting movement on the planet. Unique to the Mowanjum people, Wandjinas... double brick so the walls could be plastered and not sheetrock - or Gyprock as we..."
Best Ways to Use the Soft Yellow Color of 2014
You may fall for PPG Pittsburgh Paints’ Turning Oakleaf if you like your hues warm, mellow and cheery
"Pittsburgh Paints’ Turning Oakleaf if you like your hues warm, mellow and cheery... Pittsburgh Paints’ Turning Oakleaf is more your speed. It’s a fresh, cheery and warm... home painted last week and used a Valspar pale yellow paint in the living room.... professional paint contractor I can tell you that the colour I am asked to paint over more... 53-50-Paint-paints-stains-and-glazes No that is not it. EACHVIOLA POSTS DESERT KHATI..."
Expert Talk: Have a Field Day With Landscape Art
"Paintings of moody skies or serene seas bring nature's soothing touch to even the... landscape painting as a focal point or an accessory in any room. Some of the designers... about the paintings where known. I hate seeing a gorgeous painting in a designed interior... of my paintings, of Mt. Rainier. I'm currently working on a painting of a fjord... over a fireplace? Landscapes are so soothing and satisfying. Most of my wall art..."
Kitchen of the Week: Chinoiserie Chic in New England
Sumptuous hand-painted wallpaper stands out in a Massachusetts eat-in kitchen, thanks to light and bright supporting players
"hand-painted wallpaper stands out in a Massachusetts eat-in kitchen, thanks to light... the hand-painted de Gournay silk wallpaper panels. Also the faucets on the island sink... use the fireplace. I have been tiring of seeing white kitchens but this is lovely.... is the paint colour? LOVE IT!! A perfect solution to not having stools. what color... of the paint colors. Beautiful kitchen! Love this, and I can totally vision some..."