Use Metallic Paint To Make Your Home Sparkle

  Metallic paint is a faux finish that, when painted on walls, doors or ceilings, brings an added sparkle to your home. It takes a little more elbow grease to apply than a standard paint job, and you need to know some special techniques t...

How To Romance Your Rooms With Limewash Paint

  Limewash paint has been used as a decorative and protective treatment for at least ten thousand years. But thanks to its ecofriendly, antiseptic qualities and magical, romantic finish, it’s just as relevant today. If you’re thinking...

Closet Paint Ideas For Spaces That Work as Good as They Look

Are you looking for closet paint ideas? Here are 10 storage spaces, from small to expansive to inspire you. Painting experts recommend repainting closets, which are considered low-traffic areas, every five to seven years. (High-traffic areas s...

What Are VOCs?

In your area home center or hardware store, you may be seeing interior paints that say “low VOCs” or “no VOCs.” Here’s what you need to know about volatile organic compounds and paint. What Are VOCs? VOCs are solvents that are released in...

Hallway Paint Ideas

Hallways – long, narrow, and often without windows – can pose a particular creative problem: what color do you paint them to keep them from being gloomy? These hallway paint ideas might spark some solutions for your space. Wide-Open Blue [capti...

11 Ideas for Dark Kitchen Cabinets

While white cabinets are the most popular color, dark kitchen cabinets offer their own style. Known for their drama and elegance, they work with a range of designs, from modern to traditional. If you’re interested in getting dark kitchen cabinet id...

Comparing 3 Types of Paint Swatches

The first step in painting your home is picking a color. As nice as it would be, we can’t imagine a color and pull out our wands to make the perfect hue magically appear on the wall. That’s where paint swatches come in. These colors range from sm...

Paint Colors for Your Design Style

Picking the right paint color for your design style can make your break your space. No pressure, right? Whether you love farmhouse, modern, traditional, or even Spanish design style, our paint experts can help you choose the right hue for you. Boho ...

Do Interior Paint Brands Matter?

Do interior paint brands matter? What about quality levels and cost? As if picking a paint color weren’t difficult enough, you also have to choose among dozens of paint brands and varying quality (and price) levels within them. It makes choosing...

The 10 Best Basement Paint Colors

If your basement, like most, is dark and low-ceilinged, it can be hard to want to spend time there. But you’d be amazed at what a fresh coat of paint will do. Here are the 10 best basement paint colors for lightening, brightening, and giving height...