PPG’s 2021 Color of the Year Is More Than You Ever Imagined

The wait for PPG's 2021 Color of the Year is over. Last year, it was the rich, deep blue, Chinese Porcelain. The year before that, the luxurious dark green Night Watch. But in 2021, PPG goes beyond expectations and releases an entire color palette: t...

Best Blue Paint Colors for Your Exterior

Blue is one of the premier paint colors for home exteriors. But as with interior colors, you might think, "I want to paint my house blue," and then wonder … what blue should I choose? To help you narrow your choices, here are the best five blue pai...

Chalk Art Makes a Comeback in the Era of Coronavirus and #BLM

During the Coronavirus quarantine, we saw lots of strange new things, like the necessity for face masks and social distancing markers. But we saw lots of positivity, too. Whole neighborhoods’ worth of families out walking or playing together, and p...

Color Palettes Inspired By Your Favorite Summer Cocktails

Oh, 2020 – you crazy year, you. While we can’t hit reset on the twelvemonth, we can (and have) enjoyed a drink or three to muddle our way (See what we did there?) through this uncertain time. And now that it’s officially summer, even if the res...

The Most Popular Exterior Colors to Paint Your Home in 2020

Summer’s here, and the time is right for (a) dancing in the street, (b) taking a vacation [or maybe a staycation because 2020] or (c) painting your house. Answer: All of the above. Warmer temps and better weather make it the perfect time to paint y...

These Calming Paint Colors Will Soothe Your Soul

The more our world changes, the more we need homes that calm and heal. You can use paint color to create that atmosphere by choosing colors that reduce anxiety and depression, and bring on happiness and a sense of peace. Here are 11 paint paint color...

The Best Paint Colors for 2020, According to Interior Designers

The easiest way to update the look and feel of any space is with a new coat of paint. Whether you’re looking to improve a bedroom, bathroom, or kitchen, fresh paint is an easy and affordable way to transform your home. Designers across the count...

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...

Gain New Inspiration From Alexandria’s Historic Old Town

As a thriving, historic district along the Potomac, Alexandria's Old Town is an excellent place for inspiration for your exterior paint colors. Located across the river from Washington, D.C., it's a small town with a cosmopolitan feel. The ico...

Paint Your House Black – Reasons Behind the Trend

You've probably never considered painting your house black, but it just might be one of today's hottest trends in exterior painting. Black paint adds drama and depth and makes a strong visual statement. Send the message to your neighborhood that you...