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Getting Started

Sometimes getting started is the hardest part. Use the following project tips and examples for inspiration and best practices to maximize the potential of your next painting project.

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Tackling an Unfinished Room
Stefanie Schiada

Deciding what to do with an empty or unfinished room is often daunting and sometimes overwhelming. While I’m still very far from mastering the skill, I do have a few simple tricks I like to use to help me in my design adventures.
 

 

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Redecorating a Room in 3 Easy Steps - Room Redecorating Tips
One of the most common questions I get from readers of my blog is “I don’t know where to start with redecorating a room!” It is so easy to get paralyzed by all the details and options, isn’t it? Getting started is often the...
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Ignore the Little Voice Inside Your Head - Home Interior Colors For Beginners
Admit it. The best part about a fresh paint job is the rush you feel when you walk into the room. You want to spend time staring at your new wall, lounge in your newly painted chair, and nap under that bright white ceiling.
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Consider Your Lighting - Tips For Home Interiors
When you decide that it’s time to choose a new paint color for your room, you have more to think about than just deciding on blue versus green.
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Choosing the Right Neutral - Neutral Paint Colors
People choose neutrals on their walls for several reasons, sometimes to create a sense of serenity, other times to allow the furnishings and accessories to take the spotlight.
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A Budget Bathroom Makeover - Bathroom Paint Colors

When my husband and I bought our house, we thought we’d redo the bathroom right away. It was an odd design mishmash of blue fixtures from the sixties and a bad tiling job from the seventies.

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Making Over My Parlor Bathroom - Bathroom Color Ideas
It didn’t take more than a few minutes of standing in my original parlor bathroom to know this was going to be the most dramatic room transformation in the house. It could have easily doubled for a horror movie set!
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Designing A Kitchen From Scratch - Kitchen Colors

Sometimes having no constraints can create the hardest choices of all. That was certainly the case when selecting color for my kitchen renovation, mostly because we started at a rather unusual point

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Choosing a Color Palette for my Bedroom - Color Ideas For Bedrooms
While it seemed to take ages to get my master bedroom looking presentable, the wall color was one of the easier choices for me. I knew I wanted something soft and soothing but not beige, white or pastel.
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Color Palettes Inspired by Surroundings - Paint Color Tips

Have you ever painted your walls a color you thought you loved, but once the room was all done it felt unsettled and “off” somehow?

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