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 youâ...

10 Beautiful Front Door Colors That Will Welcome You Home

When you get home at the end of the day, nothing says "welcome" like the perfect front door paint color. Even better, painting your front door is the perfect final touch for an exterior paint job.  So get inspired by these upgrades you can make to y...

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...

How to Choose the Best Family Crest Colors

If you're into 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 represents. Eventually, the crests came to stand for fa...

7 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 popular wedding color palettes translated into beau...

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. ...

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 ...

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.”...

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...

7 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...