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We all know gray is a popular paint color. Even if it is not quite as trendy as a few years ago, it's still a popular choice. And quite frankly, gray is a great paint color to go with, especially if you are selling a home.For the most part, people tend to gravitate towards the more popular or bes...
01/11/2022
Let's talk about sampling paint colors. It has to be done. Plain and simple. I work with paint colors all the time yet I still think and know it's imperative for a homeowner to test the paint color in their home. You can be 99% sure that the color you choose will work in your home BUT there is th...
11/17/2021
I live and breathe paint colors for a living. I come across so many underrated colors and I feel that it's my duty to share them with the world. So I am starting a "top 3 colors of the month" post series. In this, I will feature the 3 top colors I am loving for the month. You can expect to see a ...
11/16/2021
In honor of Halloween, I want to share a few of my favorite dark and dramatic paint colors and some of the ways you can incorporate them in your home.Accent WallThis is an obvious one. But using a dark color on an accent wall will add so much drama to a space. People tend to discount dark colors ...
10/26/2021
Being in the painting business, I've seen a few or should I say a few too many DIY painting jobs that were unsuccessful. The reason I've seen them is that we are called to come to save the day. Now with that being said, I also know what you can do to successfully paint a room and make it look lik...
10/13/2021
It's understood that neutral paint colors like BM Balboa Mist and SW Agreeable Gray are the way to go, especially if you are selling a home. And I 100% agree with that, however, there is a world beyond neutral paint colors. Don't get me wrong, I'm a lover of neutral colors but I also love a fun c...
08/11/2021
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When I moved into my home about 6 years ago, the kitchen was my least favorite room in the house. It was outdated and not my style. That being said I did make a few kitchen updates to make it livable (for me at least). I painted my cabinets SW Pure White, bought matte black hardware, updated the ...
06/04/2021
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The home I grew up in only had one bathroom. We were a family of 5 all sharing one bathroom. Needless to say, there was a ton of waiting and fighting to get a chance to get in the bathroom. Now that I am grown and have a home of my own I still only have one bathroom in my home. However, the situa...
04/05/2021
I was chatting with a friend the other day and she asked me what paint colors are the most popular among my clients. I didn't have to stop and think about that question, it was an easy answer, Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray. Then of course she asked me why that color was so popular. I told her t...
12/14/2020
I have come to the realization that I have a problem. As of recently, I can't stop shopping for area rugs online. I don't know what it is, but I find myself always searching for new ones. Now, I do have to say that I do often look around for new ones however, I hold myself back (most of the time)...
11/17/2020
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