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What Color Should I Paint My Bathroom?

The paint color used inside of a bathroom dictates tone and mood, two very important aspects of interior design. The problem with painting a bathroom is, however, some people have no idea what works and what doesn't. They have a plan in their head, but when it comes time to execute it, the results are less than favorable. Don't worry; we're here to help. In this post, we'll answer the burning question that many home decorators have about painting their bathroom: What color should I paint my bathroom? No paint color is "exactly" wrong. It's all about how you pair it with other colors, and how you decorate your bathroom. However, the color you choose should complement and evoke feeling, not downplay and seem dull. Go bold with red paint. If you have never thought of...Bathroom Paint Colors
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How to Prep Your House for Interior Painting

Painting is probably the best way to give your house a pick me up, and frankly, paint jobs need redoing every once in a while just to avoid having it fading out. However, you can't just slap some paint on the walls and call yourself done. A shoddily done paint job will peel off. You'll have to redo it within a year or two. The key to a good paint job is preparing the walls you're about to paint. Once the space is ready, you can paint with abandon. In that spirit, here is the steps to prep your house for interior painting so you can give it the coat of paint it deserves. Get everything away from the walls. We mean everything, too. Remove all the furniture or at least put it all in the...Prep House for Interior Painting
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Palette Picks: What Color Should I Paint My Nursery?

Among the many exciting parts of pregnancy and having a baby come a number of big decisions -- what name should I choose? How will I start the big conversations?  What color should I paint my nursery? It may not  seem like one of the bigger questions, but for a parent, getting the decor of a nursery down can be a huge deal. There's a good chance you won't have time for another redecorating event for quite some time, so you want to be sure that you choose colors and themes that will grow with your child. You also are likely going to be spending a lot of time in the nursery -- between late nights and long mornings, you'll be looking at the paint as much as your bundle of joy will. It may seem trivial at...nursery
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Tips for Painting Exterior Brick

There are several tips for painting brick on your homes exterior, but first let's answer the burning question: why would you want to paint brick and what is its importance? As you observe your local community you will notice many masonry structures have undergone some sort of painting through out their life, which could be due to a variety of reasons. The leading reason to coating your masonry is due to protecting the life of the structure. Some other concerns may be: Concealing and improving the look of less attractive, low quality bricks   Covering up dirt, damage, or graffiti   Changing the color according to the taste of the homeowner   Attempting to protect broken/chipped bricks The painting of exterior brickwork presents many different challenges compared to interior brickwork, which was discussed in last week’s post. Exterior bricks...exterior brick
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Interior Brick: 4 Tips for Painting a Brick Fireplace

Brick fireplaces can be beautiful focal points - or they can be total eyesores. If your home has a brick fireplace that makes you cringe or just doesn't work with your decor, let’s do something about it! Here are a few tips for painting a brick fireplace that can help you turn your nightmare into a dream.   First, choose a color or two that fits the feng shui you are trying to attain in that particular room. For example, if you have a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, you may want it to blend it in with the rest of the wall color for a smooth, contemporary, or more fluid look - or maybe you just want to take the heaviness out of darker colored bricks. However, if the brick stops at the mantle, you may choose...brick fireplace1
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