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...

10 Closets That Show How Storage Can Be Beautiful

Closets. They can be the bane of your existence or a paean to your organization. They can also be simply beautiful. These ten closet decorating ideas may even inspire you to paint, wallpaper, and customize your own. [caption id="" align="alignnone...

Eco-Friendly Painting Tips for a More Sustainable Home

The concept of “going green” is more than just a trendy fad; it’s a strategy to make our world a more livable and wonderful world for the future. There are many ways you can live more sustainably, from recycling to installing energy-efficient a...

10 Secrets of Hotel Design for Your Perfect Master Bedroom

Boutique and luxury hotels know a little something about bedroom design. Here are 10 tips from the world's top hotels you can use to take your own bedroom from a ho-hum space to the perfect master bedroom. Make Your Bedroom Multitask [caption id=""...

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...

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.”...

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 ...

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...

A Sporty Blue Bedroom in the Upper Eastside

Amy Sullivan of the Upper Eastside, recently re-designed her seven-year-old son's bedroom. "The re-design started as an organization project." Sullivan had help from Elise Gurock a professional organizer at Chaos Concierge. Sullivan's son has many...

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...