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Decorative Painting 101

What’s the difference between standard painting and decorative painting? We’ll give you a clue – and it’s right there in the name! Of course, you could argue that all types of painting are decorative, given the way in which you’re looking to produce an attractive …

New Study Sheds Light on How Paint Color Affects Property Values

These days, homeowners are taking no chances whatsoever when it comes to the value of their property. Up and down the United States, the fight to maximize property values has never been more intensive or more important. When the time comes to sell, there’s plenty that can be done to create the kind of image that resonates with buyers. But at the same time, if you haven’t made all the right moves when it comes to design and décor…well, there’s a pretty strong chance you won’t quite come out with the kind of perceived value you expected.

How to Choose a Paint For Your House

In this blog post we will talk about different paints that can be used for your exterior or interior house painting project and how to choose a paint that gives you the best value for your money.

Color of the Month-Sherwin Williams’ Positive Red

If red is the color of love, than what better month to display the absolutely positively perfect Positive Red by Sherwin Williams? This is the type of red that adds that missing punch of color in an otherwise neutral color scheme, and truly brings design together. …

Colorful Trim

The beginning of a new year is a great time to get projects done around your house. If you have been thinking of hiring someone to paint your home for some time but aren’t sure how you want to incorporate color, a great option is …

Fall Colors: Mykonos Blue

September is here! In a little over two weeks, it will officially be fall! We’re sure you’ve been prepping your wardrobe with new sweaters and such, and we’ve continuing to prep you with new color schemes! Next up on our Pantone Fall 2013 color profile …

Fall Color – Acai

Last week, we profiled deep lichen green which is one of this fall’s calmer colors. This week we’re going to take a look at acai which is a fabulously vibrant color that pairs wonderfully with the mossy green. Here is how it stands out as an accent …

Fall Colors: Deep Lichen Green

Another beautiful color for Fall 2013 is Pantone’s Deep Lichen green, which they describe as, “a naturally lush shade of green, for a dynamic juxtaposition that captures both ends of the seasonal spectrum.”   This mossy color is a great pair for some of the bolder …

Green Libraries

Our Color Psychology series continues! This week we’re highlighting the use of green for a home library because of its’ ability to provide focus. Check some of top picks for green spaces below! Images sources: Elle, Tokyo Junja, Pinterest, Houzz Contrary to popular belief, darker …

Chevron Wall Pattern

Image source: Pinterest The chevron pattern is an extremely simplistic, versatile design that has unlimited possibilities when it comes to color combination, line thickness, and space between the pattern lines. Even though chevron is only a mix of an inverted V and regular V’s, it …