How to Choose the Perfect White Paint Color

You know the feeling. You’re staring down a wall of paint chips at the paint store. Why are there so many options? Sigh. There are seemingly endless paint colors. Here are some tips on how to choose white paint for your home. Sometimes choosing ...

What’s the Best Paint Color for Your Apartment?

Choosing a paint color for your apartment or condo can seem overwhelming. If you're renting, you might have to get approval. If you own, it's a big project to take on by yourself. What if you choose the wrong color and have to repaint? Compared to...

Finding the Best Trim Paint Colors

Ask anyone what paint color they recommend for interior trim or doors. The majority of people will probably say "choose a white." Popular since the 1940s, when post-war houses were being built quickly and affordably (and it was efficient to paint ...

How to Make Your Home Hygge

Hygge (pronounced HOO-ga), is the Danish art of coziness. It's an obsession in interior design. Americans rushed into its warm and fuzzy arms about three years ago when a slew of books on the topic hit the shelves. And Hygge (isn't hoo-gah just fu...

Best Alternatives to White Kitchen Cabinets

As a kitchen cabinet color, white can do no wrong. It suits any style home, and it never goes out of style. But what if you don't like white kitchen cabinets? Or you've loved your white cabinets for years, but you're ready for a change? The good n...

9 Paint Colors to Make the Most of Your Brown Furniture

Brown furniture is as classic as it is practical -- perfect for kids, dogs and, well life. From taupe to chocolate to wood, this easy-to-live-with shade is one of the most popular of all time. Make the most of it by pairing it with paint colors that ...

8 Beautiful New Paint Ideas for Your Dining Room

If you're hosting friends and family for the holidays, your dining room is sure to be the center of attention. And now's the time to give it a beautiful, new paint color. But what if you tried something new and went for two paint colors instead of on...

Historic Boston Does Wallpaper and Exterior Painting Right

While design trends wax and wane, it's fun to look back in time. So, to get a coordinated and classic look, step back in time. There's no better place to look for inspiration than some of Boston's most beloved house museums. Here we can see what resi...

Best Orange Paint Colors for Your Home

Burnt orange, the color of pumpkin spice, all things autumn, and once known for its disco-era association, has come into its own -- and in a big way. Whether you use it on all the walls in your living room or on an accent statement wall, these beauti...

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...