Time to do a little decorating or redecorating? Maybe it's time to think a little bit out of the box...it doesn't have to be wild or garish, but maybe a little bit unconventional. All decorating doesn't necessarily revolve around new furniture, rugs, pillows, or art on the walls. Think about your walls as your art, they are blank canvases. Think about color, think about paint!
If you want to paint a room, and you want to do it quickly, efficiently and get the best job possible, then the paint roller is the right tool for you. There are other tools you can use, the paintbrush or the paint sprayer...but there are pros and cons to using them:
Are your kitchen cabinets starting to look a little old, tired, boring, and outdated? Would you like to just replace them with something new and updated, but it's just too costly? Painting is a great way to bring them up to date without "breaking the bank". Use these tips to do a professional job.
Should you use a brush, a roller or a paint sprayer? Each method has its benefits, here are some pros and cons of each to help make your decision, along with some tips for painting with a sprayer.
Why would you hire a professional painting company instead of painting your house yourself? Does doing it yourself make more sense? Can you save money? Is it a better job? There are definitely pros & cons, but are most of the pros on the side of the "Pros"?
Some decorators might tell you that the accent wall, which became a trend a few years ago, is just a passing fad, or even that it's dead...just don't tell that to the millions who are still painting accent walls in their homes.
No matter what time of year you're getting ready to sell your house, by taking the time to touch up the paint in some strategic areas, you will be putting your home's "best foot forward". Not only will it make your home look well-maintained, but it will make it look and feel fresh and inviting...like welcoming the new buyer home. Here are some prime areas to consider.
Most people don't think too much about the stairs in their home...they are intended for function, to get you from one level of the house to the next. But if you give them the chance, stairs can be part your creative decorating.
Do you have an older home with a tired, worn out looking, brick fireplace? Maybe you have brick on the exterior of your home and you are just plain tired of it and want to change it up and liven it up. What are you going to do? Maybe you're tempted to throw a coat of paint on it...that shouldn't be a big deal, or should it?
We spend time energy and money painting and decorating the four walls in each of the rooms of our home, but few people consider the 5th wall in each room. Did you know you had a 5th wall? Look up! You may not have thought about your ceiling in that way, but it is "prime" space, and often ignored.