Colors, Colors, Everywhere!

What emotions do you have when you hear the names of these paint colors: Delicacy, Stillwater, Fresh Pink Lemonade, Inspired? These sound like very refreshing colors that could make a big change in the feel of your home. In House Beautiful magazine, Christine Pittel highlighted some colors of paint that “has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing, and make you feel reborn.” Rather than picking an off-white paint for your walls, take a look at some colors that can inspire you, within your comfort zone, of course! Nicely Neutral When we want to remain neutral …

Painting: How to Do It Right the First Time

How many times have you watched those home design shows before? Whether it’s a big remodel project or a small room makeover, painting is usually involved.  However, painting seems like such a quick and easy task that we often don’t find out how to do it correctly!  HGTV covered this problem in their magazine article, “So You Think You Can Paint,” and also on their online guide (here), which both provide some great instructional tips so that when it’s our turn to paint, it gets done correctly the first time. To Prime or Not to Prime… We all know that …