Paintzen’s Guide to Cabinet Painting

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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...