How to Choose the Best Family Crest Colors

If you're interested in genealogy, you're probably familiar with your family crest, or coat of arms. These designs were originally displayed on knights' shields, representing the knight or the king he fought for. Eventually, the crests came to sta...

5 Ways to Get Your Home Back-to-School Ready

It’s that time of year again. With the breeze becoming cooler and fall inching closer, the new school year is officially upon us. As we restock our backpacks with new folders, notebooks, and planners, it’s also a good time to take a second to loo...

10 Beautiful Paint Colors for Your Den

Dens and families go together like peanut butter and jelly. But every so often, even the family's favorite room needs a decorating update. Try one of these beautiful paint colors or decorating ideas to bring the cozy back to the room where everyone g...

7 Paint Colors Inspired By Your Favorite Foods

Some of the best moments of the week happen during family dinners. Make this time happy and exciting by choosing paint colors inspired by food for your kitchen or dining room. Here are 7 top paint colors to give you ideas for your own space. 1) Red ...

Decorating Ideas From The Most Beautiful Wedding Destinations

Part of the joy of a destination wedding is immersing yourself in place. It's always sad to come back to reality and leave the romantic memories behind. But you can carry your wedding with you forever by letting the colors of your destination inspire...

Pro Tips for Painting Cabinets in Your Home

Whether it's in the kitchen or a garage, we depend upon cabinets to keep our homes organized. But over time, cabinets can start to look faded, damaged, or simply outdated with everyday use. Fortunately, painting kitchen cabinets is an easy way to tra...

8 Wedding Color Palettes That Will Inspire the Way You Live

We spend so much time planning weddings. Everything down to the wedding color palette is a reflection of the relationship. So why not carry the love of that palette into your life together? Here are XX popular wedding color palettes translated into b...

Has Wallpaper Gone Out of Style? Here Are Some Home Wallpaper Updates for Modern Times.

The home design concept of wallpaper dates back to the 1700s and has taken on many different looks over the years. Wallpaper was once a well-accepted standard in nearly every home. But many modern homeowners have lost interest in wallpaper and wonder...

What if These 9 Wedding Dresses Became Beautiful Rooms?

It's the fate of most wedding dresses: Wear them once and into the closet they go. But what if you could keep the spirit of yours alive by using it to inspire your home's design? Here are nine beautiful wedding dresses, from classic to alternative, a...

Ceiling Painting Tips: Why Paint It, Recommended Colors, and Other Ceiling Paint Ideas

When many people consider beautifying their homes with a fresh coat of paint, they only think of the interior and exterior walls. However, there are some compelling reasons to lookup more often and include ceiling paint in your next update. This a...

10 Closets That Show How Storage Can Be Beautiful

Closets. They can be the bane of your existence or a paean to your organization. They can also be simply beautiful. These ten closet decorating ideas may even inspire you to paint, wallpaper, and customize your own. [caption id="" align="alignnone...

10 Simple Exterior House Décor Updates to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Whether you’re looking to sell your house or feel better about the way your home looks, there are lots of accessible and affordable techniques to transform the outside of your house. Without going through the hassle or cost of a full exterior house...

10 Ways to Make Your Guest Bedroom a Welcoming Retreat

Guest bedrooms get lost in the shuffle of daily life. They can wind up being the junk room, or the dusty room that gets aired out only once a year. Instead of waiting till the phone rings saying, "Here we come," start now to create a retreat that you...

Pro Tips for How to Remove Paint from Clothes

Paint is a wonderful addition to walls, doors, porches, shutters, and baseboards. But one place that paint doesn’t belong is on your clothes. Removing paint from clothes can be a pain and even ruin jeans, shirts, and shoes that you love.  To di...

5 Small Updates That Make a Big Difference

Home renovations can be a hassle, but there are small things you can do to make a big difference. Between finding the right contractor, purchasing materials, and finding unexpected budget busters, what first appeared to be a manageable project can qu...

Eco-Friendly Painting Tips for a More Sustainable Home

The concept of “going green” is more than just a trendy fad; it’s a strategy to make our world a more livable and wonderful world for the future. There are many ways you can live more sustainably, from recycling to installing energy-efficient a...

10 Secrets of Hotel Design for Your Perfect Master Bedroom

Boutique and luxury hotels know a little something about bedroom design. Here are 10 tips from the world's top hotels you can use to take your own bedroom from a ho-hum space to the perfect master bedroom. Make Your Bedroom Multitask [caption id=""...

10 Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Living Room

Living rooms tend to be among the largest rooms in a home, which might make them seem like overly expensive rooms to renovate. However, you don’t necessarily have to invest in a whole new furniture set or replace your flooring to give a living room...

Greece’s White Houses Will Make You Want to Vacation Forever

With its warm summers, blue skies and seas and simple, white homes, Greece is a dream vacation destination. Imagine you're there, soaking your toes in the water and nibbling olives, even as you soak up the decor ideas from these amazing homes. [ca...

Everything You Need to Know About Chalkboard Paint and How to Use It

There are many different ways to paint a wall, but one of the most creative and useful ways involves chalkboard paint. This unique type of paint allows you to transform an area of your home into a fun and functional space. It’s the latest trend for...

10 Reasons We All Love Vacation Rentals’ Colorful Decor

Vacation rentals are made for people who are, well, on vacation. So they often build fun colors right into their DNA. Here are 10 examples of vacation rental decor with enough color to make you feel vacation-y, even if you're reading this from your d...

Accent Wall Ideas to Change the Dynamic of a Room

Color has a profound effect on a person’s mindset, which is why paint color choices can be so important. A fresh coat of paint is the easiest way to transform the interior of your home and is affordable on a tight budget. Painting an accent wall (o...

These Are the 10 Summer Colors You’ll Want to Double Tap

The colors of summer are as beautiful a mix of bold and pastel hues as the season itself. Here are the 10 hottest colors for this hottest of seasons. Cantaloupe [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="716"] Photo: House Beautiful[/caption] Last ...

Make Your Porch So Beautiful You Won’t Want to Leave

Your porch is your summer outdoor-living HQ -- here are some porch ideas to make it so beautiful you'll never want to go back in the house. Move the Sofa Outside [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="644"] Photo: Reliable Remodeler[/caption] F...

PPG’s 2020 Color of the Year – Chinese Porcelain

AND PPG PAINT’S 2020 COLOR OF THE YEAR IS…Chinese Porcelain (PPG1160-6). Last year, PPG chose a color reminiscent of the dark greens found in nature: Night Watch. This year, their choice also offers a natural escape. Chinese Porcelain is a ...

7 Colorful Ideas From San Francisco’s Most Beautiful Victorian Homes

People everywhere instantly recognize San Francisco's Painted Ladies, the colorful Victorian homes that grace the city from North Beach to the Sunset District. Their gingerbread architecture, vibrant paint colors, and distinct personalities help ma...

In Defense of Yellow Paint: Here’s Why We Love It

Yellow paint is getting a bad rap. First, Zillow research showed that yellow kitchens sold for an average $820 less than blue ones. Then The Property Brothers dissed it in a recent condo redo because “Yellow walls really don’t sell these days.”...

7 Designer Tricks That Will Make Any Space Look More Open

If your space feels cramped instead of cozy, it may not be just the square footage -- it could be the paint color. Give yourself a little more breathing room with these seven pro tricks that will make your space feel more expansive. 1. Paint a Dark ...

Paintzen’s Guide to Cabinet Painting

Table of Contents Cost Replacing Your Cabinets Cabinet Painting To DIY or Not? The Cabinet Painting Process Cabinet Painting Steps What About Staining or Refinishing? Cabinet Trends Show Me the Color Two-Tone Cabinetry State of Cabinetry ...

You Need to See These Popular Wallpaper Trends From San Francisco

There are certain cities around the world that are crucibles for design and color trends: Paris, Milan, New York and, of course, San Francisco. If you know what's going on in San Francisco, you can almost predict what Houston and Charlotte will be do...

You’ll Love San Francisco’s Sensual Feast of Colors

San Francisco is a city of colors. Alongside the pastel Victorians of Alamo Square, the vermilion of the Golden Gate Bridge, and the murals of the Mission, nature adds fog, eucalyptus trees, and brown hills, creating an almost dizzying array of beaut...

11 Beautiful, Efficient Laundry Rooms That Will Inspire You

You probably use your laundry room daily. But how often do you think about its design? Because of its practical nature, the laundry room often gets bumped to the bottom of the "to beautify" list. Here are 11 examples that might inspire you to move th...

A Star-Studded Nursery

This project is a Paintzen favorite. Mira Rapp Hooper of the Flatiron District in Manhattan wanted to give her daughter's room a star-studded upgrade. "We wanted a design concept for our daughter's room that was gender neutral but not necessar...

Why Dens Are Popular Again in the World of Open-Plan Homes

We love open-plan homes: large family spaces, open sight-lines, and the feeling of airiness that makes life so pleasant. But what do you do when you want a place of your own, where you can go and shut the door? Try the den. [caption id="attachment...

A Sporty Blue Bedroom in the Upper Eastside

Amy Sullivan of the Upper Eastside, recently re-designed her seven-year-old son's bedroom. "The re-design started as an organization project." Sullivan had help from Elise Gurock a professional organizer at Chaos Concierge. Sullivan's son has many...

8 Beautiful Ways To Use Paint Colors for a Home Library

Home libraries may be quiet spaces for reading, relaxing, and reflecting, but that doesn't have to mean boring. You can create a reading area that reflects your personality by drawing color into in a variety of ways, from the walls to the books. Here...

11 Writer Room Ideas That Will Make Even Non-Writers Happy

Writer's block, step aside. The right space can spark inspiration in the most desolate of times. Here are 11 writing room ideas (including a couple of spaces from authors you might recognize) that will give you color and design tips even if you're no...

Easy Update to a Boston Nursery

There were a lot of things happening in Jodi Pavia's life. A South Boston resident who recently moved and was expecting a baby boy. With any new home, some things needed changing. "The room was currently painted pink (although my husband wanted to k...

Paint Colors and Decor Inspired By Game of Thrones

When you play the Game of Thrones, well, you know the rest. Painting your home isn’t typically a matter of life or death. Some styles, however, will make you feel like you’ve won the Iron Throne. Are you the ultimate GOT superfan? Do you want ...

8 Paint Colors That Will Make It Easier to Learn

If you're a student, teacher, or a parent helping kids with homework, you may not have thought about how paint color can affect learning. But just as colors impact mood, they can also enhance memory and improve focus. Here are eight paint colors for ...

Put Your Walls on a Diet

We've all heard the maxim, "You are what you eat," but what if there's more than just food? What about "You are your surroundings?" This leads us to interior paint color theory. Ever since we were young, we've been told to surround ourselves with ...

Modern Living Sweepstakes

Paintzen is excited to partner with Dwell, who is hosting their "Modern Living" themed sweepstakes. Dwell is a magazine and online community where professionals and design lovers unite with ideas for the modern home. The Modern Living Sweepstakes...

8 Healthy Rooms For Your Mind, Body, & Spirit

For most of us, getting (and staying) healthy is one of our biggest life goals. But daily living can make that tough, so it's important to find hacks to make it easier. One hack that may not be on your radar? Creating rooms in your home that promote ...

Let’s Paint the Upper West Side Red

An Upper West Side couple recently worked with Paintzen to upgrade the walls in their apartment. They chose a deep red that embodies passion and energy. Their walls now gorgeously capture the city light and bring great energy to their home. W...

How Kitchen Paint Colors Can Help You Eat Better

It's said that we eat with our eyes, first -- so it makes sense that visual cues impact our eating habits. And research confirms that color is one of the biggest cues -- in fact, a simple color change can completely change the way we eat. Certain hue...

Find Your Calm In A Beautiful Green Room

When you think green, what does your mind first turn to? Envy? Money? Nature? Green associates with all of these, making it a hue complex emotions -- but ultimately, one of balance. Here are some green paint ideas that might bring some balance to you...

Paintzen at the Long Island Spring Home Show

Paintzen is going to be at this year's Long Island Spring Home Show in Uniondale NY! Come visit Paintzen at booth #245, at the Long Island Spring Home Show. We're excited to be with great vendors at this showcase who can help you get ready for you...

Featured Project: Jill Romine’s Home Office

Paintzen recently worked with Jill Romine to install wallpaper in her home office. Jill Romine is a New York City-based interior designer with 11 years of experience in interior architecture and design. Romine came from California, and after arri...

Here Are The 10 Best Colors For Small Bedrooms

Small bedrooms can be tough, color-wise. You don't want to overwhelm your sleeping space, but white (while a great option) may not what you want to wake up to every day. So what do you do? Here are a few simple tips for choosing the best colors for s...

Looks to Love: 10 Wallpapers That Are Trending Now

After years of duck wallpaper borders and teal-and-rose cabbage roses, wallpaper was persona non grata in the design world. But as we started looking back to the '50s, '60s, and '70s for design inspiration, it began popping up on the design fringe. ...

Colors We Love

Paintzen wants to share the colors that our professionals can't get enough of. Paintzen Partner We reached out to Tali Roth, an interior designer who is also a Paintzen Partner. Roth is from Melbourne, Australia and began her design career by launc...

Color Matching With Furniture

Are you looking to paint your home, but don't want to overhaul your whole decor. The paint color you chose can work with the furniture and decor you have. Subtle colors accentuate your furnishings, while bold colors make the walls pop. With all of...

A Color Guide For Every Space

Picking a paint color for your space is a stressful endeavor. Paintzen wants to give you the tools to make that as easy possible, using numerous color resources and our free color swatch program. If you are haven't the slightest idea what color to go...

How Lighting Impacts Your Paint Color

It’s important to understand how lighting impacts your paint color. Natural light can be particularly tricky to work with. Depending on the direction your windows face, a color’s appearance can dramatically change. To better understand how direct...

Looking for Drama and Romance? Go With Red Paint!

Psychologists, artists, and designers have long been fascinated with the color red's impact on the human psyche. It's certainly not for the faint of heart. The color of passion and romance, this stimulating color heightens the senses. It can be t...

Secondary Colors for Every Space

You all remember what you learned when you started your first finger-painting masterpiece and learned your secondary colors: red and blue make purple; red and yellow make orange, and yellow and blue make green. [Button href="http://samples.paintze...

4 Trending Paint Colors That Will Give You a Fresh Start

Every New Year brings with it a fresh start. Why not give yourself permission to take a "new year/new you" approach to paint color, too? Here are four trending paint colors that will make your home -- and your life -- brighter than ever before. [B...

How Tertiary Colors Fill in the Color Wheel & Your Home

Sure, you're familiar with terms like color theory, the color wheel, and primary and secondary colors, but tertiary colors might sound a little foreign? Defining Color Primary colors --- These are the three primary colors that we all know: red...

Make One of These Beautiful Accent Walls Your New Year’s Resolution

These accent walls are #designgoals for 2019. From colorful barnwood to striking wallpaper (we think you'll love #10) to bold paint colors, here are 11 walls that give you beautiful accent wall ideas. [caption id="attachment_9890" align="alignnone...

Welcome in the New Year with the Top 11 Paint Colors for Entryways

The foyer is your home's magic portal, through which family, friends, and guests enter. For better or worse, it's where they get their first impression. Shouldn't that impression be as smart and fresh as you are? In 2019, proudly display your home's ...

14 of the Most Popular Interior Paint Colors for 2019

Trending Paint Colors in 2019 This year, leading paint companies and color empires decided on popular interior paint colors for 2019. PPG Paints, Paintzen's primary paint supplier, named Night Watch - a deep and rich green - as its 2019 Color of th...

8 White Rooms That Will Remind You Of Winter

Snow, ivory, cream – the colors' names conjure up images of rooms that are clean, pure and warm. Here are 8 beautiful winter white rooms, showing the color is perfect for every space, from living rooms to kitchens. [caption id="attachment_9808" ...

How to Make the Hottest Kitchen and Bath Trends Work for You

Put today's hottest kitchen and bath trends to work for you. With the help of Paintzen, one or two small tweaks can give your hardest-working spaces a whole new look. [caption id="attachment_9803" align="alignnone" width="660"] Photo: House Beauti...

15 Beautiful Ways to Decorate the Mantel for Christmas

Whether decked with stockings, festooned with greenery or glittering with lights, nothing says "Christmas" like a beautifully decorated mantel. Here are 15 ideas, from simple to all-out luxurious that will inspire you to decorate the mantel this seas...

4 Rooms To Prep For Your Holiday Guests

It's that time of year again; the holiday season is rapidly approaching along with a seemingly endless list of things to do, presents to buy, and parties to plan.  If you entertain friends and family in your home, you want it to look its absolute be...

Paintzen Wants to Know – What’s Your Zen?

Paintzen was founded to simplify painting: a process that is traditionally time-consuming and complex. It's our goal to give you back your time and offer you peace of mind. We handle the work for you and reduce the number of things you have to worry ...

5 Feng Shui Colors That Will Restore Balance to Your Space

What is Feng Shui? Feng shui uses natural elements that utilize free flowing energy to invite good health and fortune. Feng shui colors can help you strike a balance in your space and your life. The feng shui school of thought has developed into ...

10 Holiday Decor Ideas To Make The Season Colorful

We're all looking for fun new holiday decor ideas to bring color to the holidays. From table settings to door decorations to Christmas trees, here are 10 ideas that will make your holidays shine -- in living color. A Sign of the Season [caption i...

Featured Project: Grisoro Designs Renovates Southampton Bungalow

Paintzen recently partnered with Grisoro Designs, a New York based interior design firm, to completely renovate a ‘50s style bungalow in Southampton, NY. We spoke with Grisoro’s founder, Gabriela Gargano, to talk about the project and her path...

Top 15 Nursery Paint Colors

It’s time. You’re expecting and you start noticing everything that is wrong with your home. The paint on your walls is chipping and they’re the wrong color. You’re in the nesting phase and you need to turn that guest bedroom into a nursery fo...

You’ll Cheer for These Sporty Color Schemes

Welcome fall, when mornings require a jacket, the leaves are turning and the perfect convergence of baseball and football means you’re glued to your TV or sports app. If you’re totally devoted to your teams, you probably have their colors on cool...

10 Rooms That’ll Make You Crave Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin spice isn't just a latte. It's a delicious paint color trend, too. So put on your plaid shirt, infinity scarf, and boot socks and get ready for all the fall feels, as we unveil 10 pumpkin spice-colored rooms. [caption id="attachment_9361" ...

D Home’s Life In Color Competition Announces Finalists

D Home editors have finally selected the finalists for this year's Life in Color Competition. That means it's time to cast your ballot for your favorite use of color. Over the last few weeks, editors at D Home have sifted through hundreds of beau...

8 Autumnal Rooms That Will Have You Jumping in Your Boots

If you’ve been waiting for the day you can take out your boots, scarves, and all things pumpkin spice ... drumroll please ... that time is now. To celebrate the arrival of autumn, here are 8 rooms inspired by the fall rainbow. [caption id="attac...

You’ll Love These 8 Serene Meditation Rooms

The key to creating a meditation room is to think of it as a small sanctuary, a place you go for self-care and peace. The purity of white paint provides a soothing backdrop, making your meditation room a place where you can clear your mind and shut o...

7 Rooms That Put Purple At The Top

If ever there were a color to replace pink on everyone's trends list, it's purple. From lilac to lavender to fuchsia, this royal color reigns supreme in the hottest rooms. Check out 7 of them and you may find yourself looking for your own purple pain...

Bold Walls in Suburban Pittsburgh

Paintzen recently launched our painting services in Pittsburgh, PA. One of the first projects our Pittsburgh painting partners worked on was in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, where we painted a living room. The owners of the home, Evelyn and David, ha...

10 Rooms That Will Rock Your World If You Love 70s Design

1970s interior design was sort of like Saturday morning kids shows. You look back now and wonder how we hit that level of cool and surreal (and just what those designers were smoking). Exhibit A: Aqua Man from the '70s Saturday morning cartoon, Justi...

D Home’s Life in Color Competition

Dallas designers, get ready. It's the most colorful time of the year! Paintzen and PPG Paints are proud to present D Home's sixth annual Life in Color competition - Dallas's most vibrant and sought-after interior design competition. D Home's Life ...

What If the Top Runway Trends Were Beautiful Rooms?

Fall 2018’s top runway trends are colorful, sculptural and multi-layered – kind of like some of interior design’s most fashionable living rooms. So what if you took those haute couture clothes and turned them into totally hot living spaces? Re...

New York Restaurant Gets a Custom Look

It's not a shock to anyone that remodeling a restaurant, let alone building one from scratch, can be a chaotic and stressful experience. At Paintzen we pride ourselves on our ability to jump into a project and work quickly and efficiently. Our painte...

These 11 Rooms Are Totally in the Pink

Loving pink as an adult is sort of like loving Hello Kitty -- you spend your life defending your crush, even though you secretly know everyone else is totally misguided. So, pink lovers, here's your online support group: 11 rooms that totally show ho...

The 20 Paint Colors Houston and Dallas Can’t Get Enough Of

They say everything is bigger in Texas. This certainly doesn't exclude homes and the Texas decor that requires bold choices that work with the environment. Interior design trends in Texas have gained popularity in recent years, likely due to the p...

A Look Inside a Real Housewife’s Hamptons Renovation and More

“I just love the Hamptons, it’s the best place to relax and escape the busy streets of NYC,” said Ramona Singer of The Real Housewives of New York. The Hamptons serve as a retreat for some of New York’s residents. It is a place to get some...

We’re Now Servicing Pittsburgh, Seattle and Houston!

Paintzen is a one-stop shop for all of your painting needs; from picking the perfect color, to getting a quote, to having the best painters for the job, Paintzen handles it. And as of today, our platform is now available in three more major U.S. citi...

20 Most Popular Paint Colors in San Francisco

Known as the city by the bay, San Francisco is a city with unique style and architecture. It is recognized for a bridge (with a color like PPG’s Tiger Tail), the trolleys running through the streets, and that one prison. It's an unforgettable cit...

The Most Popular White Paint Colors and How to Use Them

One thing people always ask us: How do you choose the right white paint color? Picking white paint colors can be tough. Do you go for a bright hue or for something more mellow? Start with 10 of Paintzen's most popular shades of white and how our hou...

This Color Is Going to Be Huge in 2019

If you've been watching color trends over the last couple of years, you've probably noticed a resurgence of jewel tones, particularly deep greens. So when PPG Paints the 2019 Color of the Year, Night Watch, they were right on point with their choice....

20 Paint Colors the People in Portland, Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest are Loving

Anyone who has undergone a painting project knows how difficult, tedious, frustrating, and argument-ridden choosing a paint color can be. With so many options from classic white or neutral greige to bolder shades like the sophisticated Night Watch, i...

These Freshly Painted Pools are Perfect for Summer in NYC

It is officially summertime! That means school's out and children all across the country are cannonball-ing into pools to cool down and splash around. But kids living in big cities like New York City often lack the luxury of having their own pool to ...

7 Porches and Patios You’ll Love on the Fourth and Beyond

If you're looking for paint ideas to brighten your home's outdoor areas for the Fourth of July, look no further. These red, white and blue outdoor spaces shine brighter than your sparklers. A charming, patriotic color palette is the perfect f...

4 Tips for Hiring the Best Painting Contractors

Finding and hiring a house painter is a big investment. But your investment and painting project can turn sour if you don't know how to hire the right painter. Paintzen hopes to give you valuable tips on how to hire the best professional painting con...

5 Reasons to Hire Exterior and Interior House Painters

Improving the appearance of your home is a great way to make it more enjoyable and valuable. One of the most effective ways to do this is by giving it a fresh coat of paint. When people consider painting their home, many want to do it on their own...

4 Factors in Hiring House Painters

Painting your house is an impactful and easy way to improve your home. A fresh coat of paint can make your home look new! Having your home professionally painted is a sure way to get your project completed quickly and with high quality. When hiri...

Guide to Home Exterior Paint Colors

Summer is fast approaching. Everything is in bloom, the air is getting warmer, and school is letting out across the country. Now that the weather's more reasonable, it's the perfect time to get some work done on the outside of your house - especially...

We’re All About These Man Cave Colors

Man Caves are not anything new, but they are changing. They have moved beyond the pool table and sports jerseys and have become more than a "cave." Whether you have enough room to devote for a man cave or you're carving out a corner for a reading cha...

Bring Nature Indoors with PPG Night Watch!

What color will be everywhere in 2019? While you may think it’s too early to tell, the Global Color Experts at PPG have shared their prediction...and it is PPG Night Watch (PPG1145-7). Night Watch is a rich, luxurious shade of green that evokes ...

5 Rooms to Paint with Chalkboard or Whiteboard Paint

Are you ever in a situation where you need to jot something down but don't have a place to do it? Did you need to capture a great idea or needed to explain something to others? Writable wall paint can solve your problems. Whether it is an elegant ...

What Temperature Should it be to Paint Outside

You've probably found yourself asking, what temperature should it be to paint outside. Paint is a temperamental product, especially when dealing with a house exterior. Paintzen knows what kind of paint to use, how to apply it, and most importantly th...

8 Paint Colors to Sell Your Home

It’s time to kick off the summer real estate season. What better way than with a review of this year’s top 8 paint colors to sell your home? Whether you’re painting your interior, exterior, or both, these are the colors buyers are loving right ...

Featured Project: Bathroom Wallpaper in Hutch HQ

When it comes to tackling a renovation project, small spaces like bathrooms, foyers, and hallways can be an exciting opportunity. Because there is far less wall space, you can be bigger, bolder and more exciting with your design choices. That means c...

8 Cottage Colors That Will Make You Happy

Cottages have a beloved charm that comes, in part, from the cozy paint colors that are their hallmarks. Cottages and White Paint Are BFFs [caption id="attachment_8083" align="alignnone" width="550"] Photo: BHG[/caption] For unbeatable, classic c...

Why Do Painters Wear White?

When we think of house painters we don't necessarily think of their style. But the white overalls and cap that painters have become famous for have gained popularity outside the profession. So let's understand a bit more the question: why do painters...

Featured Project: Branding Athletic Brewing Company

Owning a brewery may seem like a dream-come-true for beer lovers. But Bill Shufelt, founder of Athletic Brewing Company, never thought of it. "Before becoming a brewer full time, I worked in finance for 12 years. I was continually getting healthier, ...

Featured Project: Brighten Up a Bedroom for an NYMag Editor

Renting is a lifestyle for many New Yorkers. Moving from one apartment to another means it's harder to make your space truly feel like home. A simple coat of paint can brighten up a bedroom and make a world of difference in your rental. So if you're ...

The Cost of House Painting

Looking for the best option for a trusted, local, professional house painter at a fair price? You’ve come to the right place! Paintzen takes all the work of researching professional painters, reviewing multiple estimates, and worrying about hidden ...

Wouldn’t You Love to Have One of These Mom Caves?

Mom deserves a little downtime. Set a space aside at home to create a space for her to do so, like a mom cave, she shed, or a lovely nook. Here are seven getaways with colors and designs that will inspire you to carve out a space for Mom (and mayb...

Painting Hourly Rate vs. Project Quote

Q: I want to hire a painter to paint my house. Some professional painting services charge by the hour, while others charge by the size of the job. Is one more cost-effective than the other? A: The cost of painting a house is complicated. Paintzen ...

Our Favorite Shades of Aqua

We're obsessing over aqua. Shades of aqua can fall anywhere between blue and green and bring a burst of personality into any space. Versatility Aqua is an extremely versatile color. Vibrant shades of aqua really pack a punch and are perfect for...

Beautiful Vacation Homes and Their Colors

Sometimes you just need a dose of color inspiration -- and where better to draw it from than some of the country's most beautiful vacation homes? Bring the "ahhhhh" of a weekend getaway to your space year-round with these stylish, refreshing paint co...

House Painters for Hire in Dallas

Since launching in the greater Dallas area, Paintzen has completed many projects and our house painters have made their mark in DFW. Our painting company is synonymous with quality painting. Our experienced and professional painters in Dallas ...

The Color to Paint Your House Before Selling

It's always a smart idea to paint your house before selling. You dramatically increase the chances of getting more for you home. Especially if you choose the right color in the right room. Homeowners who paint their bathrooms a shade of blue earn an ...

Famous House Painters from TV and Movies

Everyone loves a fresh coat of paint on our walls. But who knew that house painters themselves could be so lovable, so emotional, so funny, and so talented! Here is a list of some of our favorite house painters from TV and Movies. 1) Robert Past...

Boston Painting Service

Q: I just moved places in Boston and my new space needs a fresh coat of paint. What is the best Boston painting service? A: Paintzen is a painting company that services the greater Boston area. Our painters have years of experience and are qualifi...

Top 10 Best Paint Colors for Spring

Open up the latest issue of Vogue and you're sure to see these gorgeous colors on the world's top models. They also happen to work as the best paint colors for spring! 1. Lavender [caption id="attachment_7672" align="alignnone" width="660"] Photo...

New York City’s Painting Service

Q: My New York City apartment is in need of a facelift. What is the best painting service in New York City painting service? A: Paintzen has top-rated professional painters and is your one-stop shop painting service for all of greater New York Cit...

Why Black Paint Colors Are the New Gray

When PPG Paints, announced that Black Flame was Color of the Year in 2018, they heralded a shift in how we think about black paint colors. [Button href="https://samples.paintzen.com/popular-colors/black"]Explore Black Paint Color Swatches[/Button...

You’ll Love These Colorful Kitchen Islands

It's awfully tempting to play your interior paint colors safe, especially in the kitchen. It is, after all, a big investment, and you want it to stay fresh for a long time. Vibrant colors give a room personality – they make it your own. One way ...

Hire A Professional Painter or DIY?

Q: I want to paint a few rooms in my house. Should I hire a painter or DIY?  A: When the time comes to paint your home, hiring a pro is the way to go. Many DIYers think “why hire a professional painter when I can do it myself?” While there...

Sunny Shades for Southern Facing Rooms

Everyone loves a south facing room. The sunlight washes through the windows, bathing the room in warmth and Vitamin D. But choosing the right paint colors for sunny rooms can be challenging.  [Button href="https://samples.paintzen.com"]Explore Co...

Best Color to Paint Your Bedroom for Sleep…Blue!

Blue has always been one of the most popular paint colors and is the best color to paint your bedroom for sleep! And research backs it up. A study done by the hotel chain Travelodge reveals that people who sleep in blue bedrooms clock a healthy eight...

Our Favorite Shades of Yellow Paint Colors

Yellow paint colors are sunny and friendly. They work well in numerous rooms. Yellow is perfect for gender-neutral nurseries, bright kitchens, and cozy living rooms. Soft shades of yellow are warm and welcoming - bringing optimism and happine...

What Does It Cost to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

Q: What does it cost to paint kitchen cabinets? A: The cost to paint kitchen cabinets can cost anywhere between$2,000-$6,000. The final cost will be different depending on the size and condition of your kitchen. Is It Worth It? When conside...

These 10 Bedrooms Showcase Popular Blue Paint Colors

Q: I want to repaint my bedroom. What are some popular blue paint colors to use in a bedroom? A: Did you know that blue bedroom walls are associated with serenity and likely help you sleep longer and better? We think that's one reason blue is so p...

Featured Project: A Chicago Townhouse’s Updated Exterior

As the saying goes, “It’s what inside that counts.” But sometimes, what’s on the outside is just as important... especially the exterior of your house. Enter Paintzen's exterior painting Chicago service.  Homeowners planning renovations o...

Chicago Painting Services

Q: I’m new to the Chicago area and am looking to have my place painted. Are there any painting services in greater Chicago that I can trust? A: Paintzen loves to help the busy city of Chicago and the surrounding area. Paintzen is a one-stop-shop...

Popular Neutral Paint Colors to Boost Your Home’s Value

Q: What Paint Colors Will Improve My Home's Value A:  If you're planning to list your house and you're wondering what popular colors buyers are searching for, try these neutral paint colors from PPG.  Paintzen color consultants and profess...

The Best Beige Paint Colors for Your Home

Beige paint colors can open you up to infinite design possibilities. Often called 'boring' or 'bland', the color beige ranges in depth from rich taupes to soft, delicate shades of sand. PPG Beige Palettes Beige is not "just another neutral." I...

Professional Painting Contractors in San Francisco

Q: I just moved to San Francisco and I need to hire a painting service. Who are the top-rated painting contractors in San Francisco? A: Paintzen professional painters, serving the greater San Francisco area, are some of the top-rated painters in t...

Painting Services in Los Angeles

Q: I just moved to LA and I need to hire a painter. What's a good house painting service in Los Angeles?  A: Paintzen is a house painting service in the greater Los Angeles area. Southern California has a lot to offer. The housing market is di...

How to Paint the Exterior of a House

Q: I just bought a house and I want to give it a fresh coat of paint. What are the steps on how to paint the exterior of a house? A: You likely have some basic knowledge of what is needed to paint the exterior of a house. Paint, brushes, ladders, ...

The Top 5 Home Staging Paint Colors

Q: I am looking to sell my house but wondering if I need to paint it first. What are the best home staging paint colors? A: Spring is here, which means that the real estate market is about to get busy. If you are looking to sell your house, consi...

How Long Should an Exterior Paint Job Last?

Q: How long should an exterior paint job last? A: Typically 5-10 years; however, there are a number of factors that go into the durability of an exterior paint job on a house. Your home truly is your biggest investment; so when you’re ready ...

The Best Pink Paint Colors

Pink, in all its wonderful shades, has been on the rise. You may remember last year's obsession with Millennial Pink, a combination of blush pink and salmon, that was seen everywhere from fashion runways to furniture stores. In 2016, Pantone surprise...

Choosing The Best Paint For Low-Light Areas

Lack of natural light can be a problem in many homes. Whether it’s because of your garden or some trees, or the lack of windows in your city apartment. Maximizing the light in your space often concerns an understanding of LRV paint. Paintzen interi...

A Kid’s Room Renovation for ScaryMommy

If you have children of your own, you’ll likely agree that parenthood isn’t always easy. Besides all the responsibilities of being a mom or dad, you need to keep them happy. Paintzen recently connected with Jill Smokler, creator and founder o...

How Much Do Painters Charge?

Q: How much does a professional painter cost for the day? A: For a basic and simple project, a painter can cost around $500 a day. One of the quickest ways to increase the value of your home is a paint job. It not only adds aesthetic appeal ...

Get Inspired by 8 Photos of Beautiful Statement Ceilings

Statement ceilings are a must-watch trend. Painted ceilings can make a space feel like new. Paintzen's professional house painters are skilled in painting or wallpapering ceilings.  You can get the look of these eight rooms by getting an almost inst...

How to Hire a House Painter

Q: How to Hire a House Painter A: Knowing how to hire a house painter is an easy way to make your space feel like home. When hiring painters, make sure they are professional and knowledgeable. By following Paintzen's simple guide, you can find the...

10 Questions To Ask A House Painter

Q: What are questions to ask a house painter before they paint my house? A: Before finalizing your contract with any house painter, ask them the following 10 questions to ensure that your painting project goes smoothly. Question 1: What does a hous...

Discover Our Most Popular Green Paint Colors

Paintzen wants to dive into the color green. With many popular shades of green, this paint color is quite popular. Go Green Over the past few years, the color green has been emerging as a go-to shade for home painting projects. While it may not...

How Much Does it Cost to Paint My Apartment?

Q: How much does it cost to paint an apartment? A: Great question! The cost to paint an apartment is between $1,000 and $3,000. The exact figure depends on what exactly you are looking for. For standard one-bedroom apartments, painting walls with a ...

8 Sophisticated Exterior House Colors with Black Windows

Over the last few years, exterior paint colors have weighed in on the pastel side. Think Robin's Egg Blue doors or pale greige walls. But we've been seeing a shift to a darker, more sophisticated palette: taupe or tan exterior house colors with black...

How to Design a Beautiful Open Concept Living Room

Not all of us are lucky enough to have an open concept living room in their home. Apartment dwellers and condo owners are in much smaller spaces, and even many who live in houses have more structured floor plans. Those in large households with open-c...

Your Guide to the Perfect Delicate White Paint

Choosing the perfect shade of paint is no easy task. Even if you generally know what you're looking for, the options can be overwhelming. Over the next few months, we'll be breaking down some of the most popular PPG Paints in each color family to hel...

Soothe Your Senses With This Pretty Green Paint

Are you looking for a pretty green paint to instantly soothe your plugged-in-24/7 mind? Use Slate Green in a bedroom or a bathroom to find your Zen. Or relax with it in the kitchen while you cook and gather with friends and family. [caption id="at...

Featured Project: Breakthrough New York

Our surroundings have a significant influence on us. It’s why people care about designing and decorating spaces. Parents design nurseries, teachers hang inspirational artwork, and offices are built to keep employees focused and productive. Creating...

How to Easily Create the Modern Kitchen of your Dreams

Are you ready to refresh your home by creating the modern kitchen of your dreams? If so, read on! Your dream kitchen is achievable regardless of your budget or design expertise. These simple and actionable ideas will help you attain that Pinterest-pe...

NYC Painters for Hire

Home to over 8.5 million people, New York City has more apartment, condos, and houses than any other city in the country. Keeping each of these homes freshly painted and in excellent condition keeps NYC painters busy. They help turn many apartments a...

Here’s How to Take the Mystery Out of Paint Undertones

Remember that time you painted your living room what you thought was the perfect greige, only it came out way too green (or pink or blue)? Thank the paint undertones. What are Paint Undertones? [caption id="attachment_7300" align="alignnone" width=...

Get Inspired by this Mardi Gras Color Palette

It's Mardi Gras - or "Fat Tuesday," for those who are not as well versed in French. It's a day associated with celebrations, eating and drinking, parades, beads, masks, and plenty of cake. If you happen to be in New Orleans today, then stop reading t...

Why You Need a Whole House Color Palette (and How to Get One)

One of the things that set apart a professionally designed home is the whole house color palette. Made to flow from room to room, it gives the house a polished, coordinated look that acts as a foundation for the furnishings and accessories. If you...

How much does it cost to paint a living room?

Question: How much does it cost to paint a living room? Answer: While the actual cost to paint a living room can vary, the average cost of painting a living room is $500-$800. While this average price is for a standard paint job, the exact cost...

How to Make Your Bedroom More Romantic

Interested in how to make your bedroom more romantic, just in time for Valentine’s Day? Try one of these decorating tips to create the perfect space to snuggle up with your sweetie. Make It Sensual [caption id="attachment_7330" align="alignnone" ...

Luxury Master Bathroom Ideas

The great thing about having a luxurious master bathroom is that it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Most bathrooms, even master baths, are fairly small in size. Especially compared to the other rooms in your home. This means you can create a...

Featured Project: A Styled Affair in Boston

When it comes to finding inspiration, there are a variety of routes you can take. For some, it is essential to consult the latest trends. Using popular decor pieces and embracing color palettes from runways or magazines is a standard route. For other...

7 Beautiful Turquoise Color Paints That Will Never Go Out of Style

Are you looking for a color that is both classic and trendy, one that looks fresh but will never go out of style? Consider turquoise. Blue-green turquoise color can be bold in one second and demure the next. Turquoise Paint [caption id="attachment_...

Get the Look: Farmhouse Color Palette

The farmhouse decor may seem reserved for country homes and townhouses. Yet it’s appealing aesthetic seems to be everywhere you turn! The signature quality of this style is a soft, rustic look that blends country sensibility with soft, muted colors...

Featured Project: The Ali Forney Center with Design Exchange

For many, professional interior design is a luxury. The ability to transform your home into a beautiful, unique space is an excellent opportunity for self-expression. Even a simple accent wall painted in a color that speaks to you is worth it. Interi...

7 Pretty Rooms That Look Great in Pink

Are you tickled by rosy rooms? Then take a tour of 7 pretty rooms that will have you thinking pink. Beautiful Bedrooms [caption id="attachment_6123" align="alignnone" width="660"] Photo: Traditional Home[/caption] Designer Jamie Drake is known f...

These 9 Beach-Inspired Rooms Will Make You Want to Get Away

If you're dreaming of getting away somewhere warm (baby, it's cold outside), or want to bring some coastal decor into your home, check out these 10 beach-inspired rooms. 1. Summer Breeze [caption id="attachment_7033" align="alignnone" width="660"] ...

Custom Mural for Ryde by Revolve in Union Square

Boutique fitness is exploding in popularity. Adults are ditching traditional gyms for sleek, specialized fitness studios. Yoga, barre, and indoor cycling are among the top activities for these boutique fitness studios. Take for example Ryde by Revolv...

Celebrate National Pie Day with Dessert Inspired Paint Palettes

If you're looking for something sweet to celebrate on this Tuesday in January, we've got you covered. Today is National Pie Day, an annual celebration of pies that began in the mid-1970s in Boulder, Colorado. The day is sponsored by the American P...

Hire A House Painter in San Francisco

Q: How do I hire a house painter in San Francisco?  A: To hire a painter in San Francisco, you’ll want to research local painters thoroughly. Once you have a list of quality local painters, the next step is to get a quote for your job. Only th...

The Best Turquoise Paint Colors for Your Bedroom

Are you looking for a serene sanctuary in your home? A place where you can escape the stress and the noise of daily life? A turquoise bedroom can give your home a touch of zen. Turquoise is an ideal choice to make your bedroom feel like a tranquil es...

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Painter?

Q: How much does it cost to hire a painter? A: It generally costs around $400 for a professional to paint one room.  The Process How much does it cost to hire a painter is a loaded question because there is a lot involved in the process.. There...

Here’s How to Choose a Painter for Your Project

Deciding on how to choose a painter for your paint project can be a hassle. There are many factors to consider when vetting potential painters: your schedule, safety, and budget are just three details you'll want to keep in mind. To help with your...

How to Save a Bundle and Organize Your House

Many New Year's resolutions are about losing weight, saving money, and figuring out how to organize your house. Paintzen can help you out with two of the three:  saving money and getting organized. (But you should also check out our post on home gym...

8 Home Gyms: Wallpaper and Paint to Motivate You

Is your New Year's resolution to get healthier, exercise more, or lose weight (or all of the above)? A home gym makes exercise convenient, increasing your likelihood of working out - so no matter the time of year, you'll still be going strong in your...

The Best Paint Colors for West Facing Rooms

In rooms exposed to natural light, the position of the sun will change how colors appear. For example, north facing rooms can seem gray due to the cool, indirect light, while those with a western exposure can be drab in the morning but have stron...

Featured Project: An Exciting Mural for a SoHo Workspace

Finding a comfortable, quiet space to be productive can seem impossible. Local coffee shops are excellent starting points. But seats are not guaranteed and noise levels are always changing. Share workspaces are great, but they’re not cheap, and usu...

The Best Paint Colors for North Facing Rooms?

North-facing rooms are cool. Not in that hipster sort of way, but in the way of light. The indirect sunlight keeps them feeling chilly, even on bright days. When choosing colors for these spaces, avoid those with gray, blue, green or lavender undert...

Inspiration to Remodel Your Bathroom

Do you want to remodel your bathroom? If a bath renovation is on your mind, the first step is dreaming. What designs and colors do you love? Are you a spa person, a traditionalist or a lover of all things modern?  These beautiful bathrooms you! Add...

Best Paint Colors for East Facing Rooms

As daylight passes through a room over time, it changes in color. For east-facing rooms, which get bright, cool morning light, consider colors that are clear and sunny and made to work in both morning bright and evening dim. We've listed what we thin...

New Design Trends for 2018

Wondering what’s going to the next big thing in design in 2018? Here is your new design trends roundup for the coming year, from colors to decorating trends. Color Trends [caption id="attachment_6753" align="alignnone" width="660"] Photo: Style b...

10 of the Most Beautiful Kitchens

If you’ve been dreaming of a new kitchen, now’s the time of year to start planning. Paintzen is here to help. Check out 10 of the most beautiful kitchens we’ve seen. 1 - Traditional [caption id="attachment_6905" align="alignnone" width="660"]...

Featured Project: Helping a Travel Blogger Come Home to a Freshly Painted Space

When it comes to moving, your to-do list can seem impossibly long. From searching for a new space to locking down a closing date and then finally making your new place your own, moving can be exhausting. And while the idea of a freshly painted space ...

13 Cozy Examples of Cabin Interior Design

These cozy cabins show you everything we love about cabin interior design. So grab your hot chocolate and comfy socks and browse with us. A Central Fireplace [caption id="attachment_6718" align="alignnone" width="660"] Photo: Country Living[/captio...

Minimalist Interior Design: It’s Easier Than You Think

Striking a balance between cozy comfort and decluttered clarity with your home decor is a tricky business. How much stuff do you move out of a space before it becomes a stark and barren warehouse of a living room? How many faux sheepskin rugs can you...

How to Totally Own the Latest Boho Decor

We love Boho decor: the global elements, the bright colors, the romantic view of the world. But even the coolest of styles must evolve, and Bohemian is no exception. We've been seeing this new take -- call it contemporary Boho -- that blends the spar...

Featured Project: Lucy Liu’s Playroom with One Kings Lane

How do you imagine your favorite actor's home looks like? Is there a picturesque kitchen? Artwork hanging on the walls and luxurious furniture? Maybe. But when children are involved, it might take on a different look. Kids will be kids - which means ...

These 8 Homes Showcase Blue Exterior Paint in the Best Way

Are you thinking of transforming your home's exterior with a new paint color? Blue is one of the most popular choices. You can spin this favorite hue traditional or contemporary just by changing the trim color. Check out these eight homes for great ...

7 of the Coolest Man Caves

Let's tour seven of the coolest man caves that are worthy of our dads. Music Room [caption id="attachment_5158" align="alignnone" width="660"] Photo: Gentleman's Gazette[/caption] Sometimes our guys need a retreat, a home within a home, where th...

Mindy Kaling’s NYC Apartment Makeover

Recently, we were lucky to partner with One Kings Lane to paint Mindy Kaling’s NYC apartment. Mindy had worked with designer Sally Gotfredson of The Studio at One Kings Lane to help design her space. Mindy was in LA for the majority of the project,...

The Millennial Pink Movement

Orange isn't the new Black anymore - pink is. More specifically, Millennial Pink. We've become a society obsessed with color, and maybe it's because colors can embody our emotions and cultural movements. But what exactly makes this pink s...

Dogs at Home: 7 Photos You’ll Love

What makes a house a home? A dog, of course. From furry to friendly dogs always remind you that you're home. Here are seven adorable pooches and the beautiful rooms they inhabit. Fun In The Sun [caption id="attachment_4345" align="alignnone" width=...

Libraries Inspired by Beauty and the Beast Characters

Ever wondered what the characters of Beauty and the Beast's home libraries would look like? Well, we've found them, and we hope you can find some home library inspiration. From minimal to majestic, these libraries will instill a sense of wonder and e...

This Popular Blue Is Great for Rooms With Natural Light

When you're searching for exactly the right blue, which direction do you go? Grayish? Greenish? Warmed up with a red undertone? For those of us looking for a light, bright blue, the answer may just be PPG's Alpine Blue. This popular blue paint is th...

These Tiny Coastal Cottages Will Make You Dream of Spring Break

If you're always dreaming of the sand and the sun, and relaxing holidays, you're not alone. Here are seven tiny beach houses to inspire you, even when you can't dip your toes in the sand. A Beach Cottage Join Sarah, at A Beach Cottage, for the befo...

These Colors Are the Jewels in the Crown of Beautiful Rooms

Though beige, greige, and gray often take center stage, jewel paint colors are reasserting themselves into the public eye! If you're looking to bring this trend home, consider one of these gorgeous paint colors. Clover Leaf [caption id="attach...

These Kitchens Will Make You Want to Paint Your Cabinets

One of the quickest ways to give your kitchen a facelift is to paint your cabinets.   [Button href="https://www.paintzen.com/services/cabinet-painting"]Learn More About Paintzen's Cabinet Painting Service[/Button]Whether you choose a trend...

Get the Feeling of a Spa With This Soothing Paint Color

Sometimes you need a space you can relax in.  To create that instant spa feel, try this deep green, Night Watch, a soothing paint color from PPG. Doesn't this room look relaxing? Those jewel-toned walls. The hotel-perfection of the pillows....

Cozy Eat-In Kitchen Ideas That Will Make You Want to Stay In

There's nothing better than huddling around the kitchen table with friends, eating lots of soup. Sometimes, it's by playing cards or doing jigsaw puzzles that we relearn the art of being indoors - or at least taking a break from technology - and ...

12 Pretty Pink Walls That Will Make You Blush

When you think about the apple of your eye, what is it about them that gets your heart racing? Is it their smile, their laugh, their impeccable taste in interior design? In case it's not the latter, we've got you've covered. 1. Bedroom not feeling...

6 White Rooms That Will Inspire You

There's just something about a white room. Clean and crisp, it's a color that never goes out of style. Here are some rooms that give you some white paint ideas for your home. White cabinets, walls, and ceiling give this farmhouse kitchen a sophis...

12 Rooms Painted Strawberry Red & Chocolate Brown

You deserve some eye candy. We've gathered a dozen beautiful rooms painted strawberry red or chocolate brown. One could even resemble a room in the most posh hotel you've ever seen. Strawberry Red Rooms [caption id="attachment_4054" align="alignnon...

The Best Instagram Design Accounts to Follow

New year, new accounts to follow. Instagram Design accounts are seemingly ubiquitous, and it's becoming increasingly hard to follow ones that are original, innovative, and qualified enough to be blessed by your support. Luckily for you, we've do...

Reading Nook Ideas That Will Steal Your Heart

If there's a recipe for a perfect reading nook, these rooms have found it. Read on and get inspired by these reading nook ideas. Step 1 [caption id="attachment_5781" align="alignnone" width="534"] Photo: Pinterest[/caption] The first ingredient ...

See The 5 Best Bathroom Paint Colors

Is your bathroom looking blah? Why not give it a color refresher with one of this coming year's hottest new hues? We've pulled what we think are the five best bathroom paint colors. Dark Teal [caption id="attachment_3998" align="alignnone" width...

Colorful Dining Rooms To Die For

After the holiday season, we forget we have dining rooms. We're either too busy binging our favorite show or watching basketball.  To inspire you to dust off the table and open the curtains, here are some colorful dining rooms with some of the prett...

The Hottest Paint Colors Straight From Pinterest

As we ease into the new year, new colors -- or variations of colors past -- are making their way into the cultural palette. What does trend-tracker Pinterest say are the top colors of the moment? Victorian Pewter [caption id="attachment_3617" al...

Holiday Decor That Works Year Round

There’s nothing worse than taking down holiday decorations, and it can leave your house looking empty and bleak. But you don't necessarily need to take down your decorations. Below is some holiday decor that works year round. [caption id="atta...

KonMari: How to Win the Organizing Game by Sparking Joy

If you haven't been living under a rock for the past year, no doubt that you've heard of the KonMari organizing technique. Fans call the system life-changing, not just for its beautifully and meticulously folded clothes, but because at its center...

Kicking Off the Year With a Beautiful Blue Paint

If there were a color that defined 2016, it was gray. Whether you wanted to stage your home to sell quickly or paint it a color you'd love to live with, a light gray would be the choice for you. But 2017 is taking a bolder stance, going for jewel ton...

Grey Gardens Is Now Restored and You Can Rent It

If your first introduction to Grey Gardens was through one of the movies (the 1975 Grey Gardens documentary or the 2009 HBO film starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange), then you may only know the house as a dilapidated, vermin-infested mess. ...

Featured Project: Sterling K. Brown’s Man Cave with Apt2B

Everyone needs a little space of their own, a cozy reading nook, a quiet corner of a living room, or a man cave. Even Emmy-award winning actor Sterling K. Brown needs a place to himself. Finding A Space Sterling reached out to interior designer...

This Is a Blue You’ll Love Waking Up To

Ever wondered what the perfect blue would be to wake up to? Consider PPG's Soft Cloud Blue. This has the essence of a beach sky. PPG has a host of other beautiful blues that you can browse in our sample portal. [caption id="attachment_3285"...

Best Paint Colors for Painting Your Vacation Rental

With the high season for travel upon us, prepping and maintaining your vacation rental should be top of your to-do list! It's a great way to make some extra cash over the summer, but no one wants to rent a home that looks old and out of date. Paintin...

5 Spaces to Inspire Outdoor Area Decor

Welcome, summer! We're glad you're here! Enjoy the season's lazy days and long evenings in the outdoors. Here are five inspiring ideas for creating the perfect outdoor area decor. [caption id="attachment_2256" align="alignnone" width="660"] Photo:...

3 Exterior Color Combinations That Will Help Your House Sell

When you're putting your home on the market, you have a punch list of tasks to complete, from ensuring the bathrooms and kitchen are up-to-date to freshening up the landscaping. But nothing says curb appeal like the right exterior paint color. So if ...

Blue Bedroom in Queens

Finding a painter in Queens can be a difficult task. You want to find one that has a good reputation and is going to listen to your needs. They should be there to answer all of your questions when they arise. It’s also vital that the painter you ev...

Blue Kitchen in Queens

Your helpful local painter is sure to have a full palette of colors. You'll need to find one that best shows your personality and conveys the feeling you want for the room you’re painting. The next time that you are looking to redesign your kitchen...

Yellow Bedroom Queens

Keep It Light Yellow is a bright and happy color. Yellow can turn a bad mood around no matter how upset you may be. And it will brighten up any room in any home. But when people see yellow, they are wary of having a yellow bedroom. The next time tha...

How to Get a Designer Look Without the Price Tag

Hiring an interior decorator has its benefits. Beyond the obvious eye for style and connections to the design world, there are other perks: budgeting, scheduling, and management. But these benefits come with a price tag. For some, prices are too high...

3 Ways to Make Your Neutral Paint Color POP

For many homeowners, choosing a neutral paint color during a home renovation can be boring or the “easy way out.” We’re here to tell you to embrace your neutral hues! Neutrals are “trend-proof” and never go out of style. They promote extrem...

Cleaning Up Messy Paint Myths

When it comes to the painting industry, many paint myths and misconceptions often hold individuals back from beginning a home renovation. Various factors, from the paint products to the application techniques to the contractors themselves, come und...

Painting A Small Space to Feel HUGE

Sometimes, home sweet home is a little smaller than we might like. But fear not! When it comes to painting a small space and color selection, there are tricks of the trade, confirmed by teams of interior decorators and decorative painters, that can ...

Ceiling Paint Ideas: The Fifth Wall

Why go bland? Go bold! And not just on your walls, why not use one of them on the ceiling? We’ve discovered multiple ways to tackle this tricky surface and offer you some ceiling paint ideas. Option #1: Go Classic If you’re a traditionalist who...

Guest Post: Curtain Decoration Tips from Laurel & Wolf

Our friends from Laurel & Wolf are here with elegant and simple ideas for your home that add style and substance. Curtain decorations are a great way to add depth to your home. This winter keep your home warm (and save money on your ener...

Unique Team Communication, #StartupStyle

Our friends over at TheSquareFoot wrote a piece on how they use whiteboards to increase productivity and communication! Check out more tricks and tips for life in the office at their blog, here!   ———————————- One of the...

4 Steps to a Zen Space

Here are four tips for a complete and sufficient guide on how to create a zen space. Don’t let your home be a place you dread when you get home after a long day; let it be your Mecca. Light Furniture To achieve a natural and bright feel in your h...

GUEST POST: Bold Color for Small Bathrooms

Give Your Small Bathroom Bold Color Beige? White? Yeah, right. Put down those paint samples and live a little. If you have a small bathroom, a bold color is a great choice. Though many people think that darker colors can make space feel crowded and ...

July 4 Decorations

A Guideline for July 4 Decorations. The American spirit is at its pique. Summer moves fast from Memorial Day to the Stanley Cup and the World Cup. The sun is hot and the drinks are cool. With Fourth of July right around the corner, it is that time...

Decorating Your First Apartment

There's the sudden realization that the four most amazing, carefree, and playful years of your life are over. Now you have to be a real, functioning, and contributing member of society. The path to becoming a real person often involves relocating, wh...

Which Paint Finish Should You Use?

Choosing a paint color isn’t enough, you then have to decide which finish you would like for that color. The average person may not be knowledgeable of what the right paint finish is, nor should they be. They just want their home painted and done n...

IdeaPaint & Now THERE’S An Idea!

Whiteboards are so yesterday. Now, you can write directly on your walls! How? IdeaPaint. A revolutionary paint product that can turn any office into a creative, visual workspace. Gone are the days that you’ll need to distribute paper agenda...