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...

Get Your Body Moving During Quarantine With A Painting Project

When not in the midst of a global pandemic, spring and summer are times when many of us spend more hours getting in shape at the gym and being active outdoors. However, stay-at-home orders issued across the country have made more people stay inside a...

How Do You Pick the Best Paint for a Brick Fireplace?

If you’re thinking of painting your brick fireplace, you’re in good company. It's a popular, inexpensive way to give your home a fresh, new look. NYC-based designer, Jill Romine says, "When a full scale remodel is not in order, one of my favorite...

Removing Wallpaper – What You Need to Know

Removing wallpaper can be a messy, time-consuming job. With the right expertise, supplies, and time, wallpaper removal can be done well and efficiently. Inspect the Existing Wallpaper Before painting or re-papering, removing the old wallpaper is a ...

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...

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...

Ceiling Painting Tips: Why Paint It, Recommended Colors, and Other Ceiling Paint Ideas

When many people consider beautifying their homes with a fresh coat of paint, they only think of the interior and exterior walls. However, there are some compelling reasons to lookup more often and include ceiling paint in your next update. This a...