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When to Paint Your House Brown
Nature loves brown, from rich soil to sunlit sand, and so do home exteriors with a traditional or Craftsman bent
"find houses painted brown without any relief or variation to be a bit overbearing... Craftsman houses. Brown, from dark to light, fit these styles in a way other colors... Brown houses that incorporate other colors in the details are the most interesting... for all house owners who are hesitant for house painting brown. With the information... the last house in any other colour. And I am one who has painted her house yellow. We..."
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... question. Is house trim usually painted lighter or darker than the main house color? Which... over and painted) on our new house. It noted that paint colors should have a Light..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Paint Makeovers
Let your newly repainted house or room do the "How d'ya like me now?" strut right here — it might just be featured in an upcoming ideabook
"repainted house or room do the "How d'ya like me now?" strut right here — it might just... after paint jobs! Please take a minute to show off your work in the Comments section... including the paint company and exact color name — the color number too if there is one.... capsule house in Florida. The house had been quite neglected since its last paint... not a paint. Here's the before and after of my house. I painted the window trim..."
How to Work With a House Painter
A professional house painter may be your best friend for refreshing rooms. Here's what you need to know to get the best result
"professional house painter may be your best friend for refreshing rooms. Here's what you... What a house painter does: In addition to painting surfaces of all kinds, painters... basic paint job. Paint itself costs $15 and up per gallon, depending on the brand... hough painting is one of the most DIY-friendly jobs, there are times when you'll... exterior painting jobs you don't want to handle or that are too tricky for an amateur..."
How To Get Your Exterior Paint Color Right
"Your House Color Should Fit You, Your Architecture and Where You Live... Painting your home in the prefect exterior palette will go a long way to making it... exterior paint color that is different but works well with the other homes in the n... than just paint to help our vintage ranch house, but any ideas for a better paint color... tan/brown paint combination, but it just doesn't seem to work and makes the house look..."
Pick-a-Paint Help: How to Create a Whole-House Color Palette
Don't be daunted. With these strategies, building a cohesive palette for your entire home is less difficult than it seems
"whole-house paint palette. If picking one paint color is tricky, how on earth do... through paint-color procrastination and how to find color inspiration all around you... entire house? How can you know they will go together? Where do you even begin? Join... whole house, and gather inspiration (and maybe a little courage) to tackle your own... is to paint a sample on the wall. If you are getting custom mixed paint, most companies..."
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
"a new house off to a great start with fresh paint and switch plates, new locks, a... clean, paint and otherwise get the house ready. One of the things that we really... The house is in a older suburb adjacent to Boston, and is itself older and in need... their house ready to live in. Of course, we didn't let them do all of this alone... up the paint etc. can all wait for the spring. What really needed to be done is the..."
Outfit a Beach House From Deck to Drawer Knobs
Make your livin' easy with these hand-picked products, paint colors and materials for a coastal-style getaway
"products, paint colors and materials for a coastal-style getaway... beach house or dream of owning one, this ideabook is chock-full of ideas for fixing... decks to paint colors inspired by the sand and sea.... beach house!!!! I love the paint colors because they are so fresh! I have a couple... use the paint color Sea Salt. It looks gorgeous! Working on a large beach house on... beach house as we speak and am considering using "Sea Salt" in the great room. What..."
Decorate With Intention: Could a Mission Statement Help Your House?
Identify your home's purpose and style to make everything from picking paint colors to buying a new home easier
"picking paint colors to buying a new home easier... changing a paint color, you can let your mission statement remind you of your priorities... keep my house free of. And if I saw it on the walls of someone else's house, it would... with our house, which is something of a blank slate. I will bookmark it and show it... like, "My house is a place where friends and family feel welcomed and loved" on the wall... No, my house doesn't need a mission statement. Laura, I always enjoy your articles..."
Give Your House Some Natural Curiosities
Signs of Fun Around the House
"peeling paint, salvaged metal or neon lights, signs make expressive home décor... too. I painted my own fun/inspirational quote on the wall of our hobby/dance-practice... and some paint. See more of this home Here at Houzz, we are never too sophisticated... beach house score. This farm sign adds rural charm to this country home. Subway... country house, or make a big statement in an open and modern loft. Finally, I'll 'fess..."
Attract Home Buyers Easily With Great Photography
Show your home's best face in real estate listing photos to have potential buyers knocking down your door
"buying a house, I first screen the houses based on what I see online, then decide if... of your house. Take your own photos of the spaces in your house from different angles... staged the house myself and took my own photos, and together we sold the house for 40%... recent house hunt. There has only been a handful of houses that the pictures matched... 'selling the house,' but do pictures really 'sell the house'? The pictures make me want..."
Knotty to Nice: Painted Wood Paneling Lightens a Room's Look
Children ran from the scary dark walls in this spare room, but white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest
"white paint and new flooring put fears and style travesties to rest... in my house. Eventually this room was to become our guest room, but when we first... at the house with the kids in tow, they ran up from the playroom screaming. Once my... oil-based paint. The only way the painting can fail is if the paint does not adhere... want to paint the wainscoating but not ready to go all painted I am forever confounded..."
Interior Brick: Paint it or Leave It?
"about its painted update. So what exactly is the rule? When is it cool to paint brick... While house-hunting for the perfect Mid-Century Modern ranch, I'd get super stoked... white paint, me sporting overalls and a roller on an extender pole. Although I did... indeed, paint my interior brick snow white, my uber-opinionated friends had many a... never seen painted stone. I would paint the brass trim black using grill paint. What..."
Houzz Interview: Jennifer's Old Painted Cottage
"haphazardly painted on the walls. Needless to say, this house NEEDED US. The first step... The Old Painted Cottage. In her blog, she shares with the readers fabulous photos of... cottage houses she finds and her "treasure hunt" adventures. "My passion for unique... inspiring old painted cottage. Please tell us about your "first meeting" with your house... across a house that had just gone on the market. I quickly woke my husband, we jumped..."