10 Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Living Room

Living rooms tend to be among the largest rooms in a home, which might make them seem like overly expensive rooms to renovate. However, you don’t necessarily have to invest in a whole new furniture set or replace your flooring to give a living room...

Everything You Need to Know About Chalkboard Paint and How to Use It

There are many different ways to paint a wall, but one of the most creative and useful ways involves chalkboard paint. This unique type of paint allows you to transform an area of your home into a fun and functional space. It’s the latest trend for...

These Are the 10 Summer Colors You’ll Want to Double Tap

The colors of summer are as beautiful a mix of bold and pastel hues as the season itself. Here are the 10 hottest colors for this hottest of seasons. Cantaloupe [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="716"] Photo: House Beautiful[/caption] Last ...

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 ...

Paintzen’s Guide to Cabinet Painting

Table of Contents Cost Replacing Your Cabinets Cabinet Painting To DIY or Not? The Cabinet Painting Process Cabinet Painting Steps What About Staining or Refinishing? Cabinet Trends Show Me the Color Two-Tone Cabinetry State of Cabinetry ...

You Need to See These Popular Wallpaper Trends From San Francisco

There are certain cities around the world that are crucibles for design and color trends: Paris, Milan, New York and, of course, San Francisco. If you know what's going on in San Francisco, you can almost predict what Houston and Charlotte will be do...

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...

A Star-Studded Nursery

This project is a Paintzen favorite. Mira Rapp Hooper of the Flatiron District in Manhattan wanted to give her daughter's room a star-studded upgrade. "We wanted a design concept for our daughter's room that was gender neutral but not necessar...

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...

8 Healthy Rooms For Your Mind, Body, & Spirit

For most of us, getting (and staying) healthy is one of our biggest life goals. But daily living can make that tough, so it's important to find hacks to make it easier. One hack that may not be on your radar? Creating rooms in your home that promote ...