Accent Wall Ideas to Change the Dynamic of a Room

Color has a profound effect on a person’s mindset, which is why paint color choices can be so important. A fresh coat of paint is the easiest way to transform the interior of your home and is affordable on a tight budget. Painting an accent wall (o...

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 ...

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...

11 Beautiful, Efficient Laundry Rooms That Will Inspire You

You probably use your laundry room daily. But how often do you think about its design? Because of its practical nature, the laundry room often gets bumped to the bottom of the "to beautify" list. Here are 11 examples that might inspire you to move th...

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...

Easy Update to a Boston Nursery

There were a lot of things happening in Jodi Pavia's life. A South Boston resident who recently moved and was expecting a baby boy. With any new home, some things needed changing. "The room was currently painted pink (although my husband wanted to k...

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 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 ...

Looking for Drama and Romance? Go With Red Paint!

Psychologists, artists, and designers have long been fascinated with the color red's impact on the human psyche. It's certainly not for the faint of heart. The color of passion and romance, this stimulating color heightens the senses. It can be t...