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My bedroom is painted a Lavender Lace color. I chose this paint color because it gave the room a serene feel. I also like it because it is very muted/subdued
I am currently a mother of 2 boys, and expecting my first girl in June 2010. When my boys were born, beginning in 2003, my husband and I lived in apartments.
We were completely remodeling the house we had just purchased and decided to let the kids choose their own paint colors. Their dad was a little worried
My mother was recently living in a nursery home, but after a little incident, I decided I didn't want to rely on people who I knew nothing about to take
I chose this muted/earthy shade of pink for my paint color, because I was looking for something different and unusual. I didn't want my room to look like
Examples of faux finish paint striping: sponging and ragging, textured paints and venetian plaster, combing and dragging, colorwashing and metallics.
I just bought my first home... everything was primed white, so that gave me an open palette to do anything I wanted to do to it! So I went to Home Depot
We used the paint color Glazed Donut for our living room walls for many different reasons, but primarily because it matched our brown sofa and orange pillows.
After spending almost 10 years in a 1 bedroom apartment, I was sure that if we wanted to feel rejuvenated living in it, we had to refresh the look every
When I first purchased my house, this basement room was a disaster! The walls were wood paneling and there was a dirt floor. On top of that, there was
When I started thinking about redecorating my bedroom, so many colours came to mind. I've always liked different shades of orange color, because to me
Creative ideas and examples of painting stripes on walls: from vertical, horizontal and diagonal, to chevron, basketweave, pinstripe and grid patterns.
This is my latest interior painting project: the kitchen walls were painted an atrocious orangey-peach color (that looked like a soft and calm color on
We wanted to warm up our living room and make it feel a bit cozier. After searching for consumer feedback on color-accents for living spaces, we found
This picture is of our family room which we recently painted an earthy taupe color. The official name is Cincinnatian Hotel Nichols Taupe. It’s a Valspar
I moved into a rental house and of course my landlords were very nervous about letting me paint. They told me no crazy colors! I have an older kitchen
Before painting stripes on walls, consider the direction (vertical, horizontal, diagonal), size (wide or narrow), color and finish of the pattern.
We recently re-finished our basement with the intentions of moving our living room down there, and utilizing the upstairs living room space as a dining
I've been working from home for the past few years and decided to paint the office space in my town home. I chose a Behr color - it's a green earth tone
When it was time to paint my bedroom, I asked around for a good brand of paint. My friends recommended Berger paints, because this company has a large
I painted the bedroom an apple green color to make it look fresh and natural. The kitchen was left the original light yellow. For accessories, there
This is a picture of our family room. It originally had white painted walls and a bare beat up hardwood floor. We got a good deal on some navy blue carpeting
Six weeks ago my husband and I were blessed with the news that we are expecting our first child. Being a self-motivated person that I am, I can’t stand
This living room has a base color of Benjamin Moor Aura, #350. The glaze colors are #355 and #370. The original walls are textured plaster so I just
This is a picture of my bedroom. I am a 19yr old girl. I am inclined towards creativity, therefore I now have a wall in my room that reflects my experimental
In our kitchen, we were very tired of the same old wallpaper, and paint was just too flat for us. So what we did was try out a DIY faux finish kit that
As a teenager I felt controlled by so many events and people of my life. I wanted to break away from the norm, and when I was allowed to paint my own room
Learn how to paint stripe combinations: instructions and tips for creating complex wall striping patterns in multiple colors and different sizes.
I bought a Woolie paint roller, which is like two rollers attached to each other, and come with two paint pans - one pan for the darker color paint, and
My fiance has lived in his current house now for nearly 25 years. He took over the house when his mother got remarried and moved out. We obviously recently
In a tiny half-bath, I wanted to create the illusion of tile with paint. The color inspiration came from a home decorating magazine, showing a bath done
My daughter wanted to try splash painting the walls of her room, after learning the technique in art class. Walls were painted a medium brown, and splash
Learn how to paint stripes without taping the walls: 5 simple techniques to create hand-painted, rolled, dry brushed, multi-color or pinstripe effects.
Horizontal wall stripes visually expand a space and make a room seem wider. These DIY instructions will show you how to measure, mark and paint them.
When we moved into this new house, every single room had wallpaper border. Ugly, old, peeling, dated wallpaper border. We wanted to paint, so the process
We were three college students on a budget that just rented an old, unique, little house for the school year. It was drab and boring, and the carpet was
I started to get that feeling that something needed to change a few weeks ago, so I decided that I wanted to paint my living room walls. I headed to the
The blue wall paint color I chose for my guest bedroom was made by California Paints and it was called It's A Boy!. My inspiration for the wall color was
When I fell for a nice young man a few years back, I also fell in love with his neighborhood – Park Slope, Brooklyn. I found a fabulous and reasonably
My husband and I moved into this house a year ago and we never knew what to do with our small spare bathroom. We decided about two weeks ago to turn it
This cobalt blue kitchen is in my brother's house. Because he wanted to build maple cabinets and use a light bleached finish, I felt that the color of
A few years ago I decided I was tired of my plain white bathroom. It was boring. My husband and I went to the local paint store and were trying to decide
I chose this bright blue wall paint colour for my bedroom for a couple of reasons. First, blue makes the room feel fresher and cooler. Second, it creates
My bathroom walls used to have pink paint below the wood trim, and wallpaper above the trim that had a white background and small pink polka dots. I used
I moved into this apartment last year after breaking up with my boyfriend of 7 years. I knew the landlords would allow me to paint the walls whatever color
I converted this eight by eight spare bedroom in my home to my office space for bill payments and other projects, for when I needed a calming space to
Before painting vertical stripes on the walls, learn how to measure, mark, tape and paint equal width 6 inch stripes properly, for beautiful results.
Creative accent wall painting ideas and inspiration: make a statement with a feature wall, liven up the backsplash, draw attention to your bookcase.
Tips for painting accent walls: learn how to choose the right wall to feature, and what color to paint your focal wall to create harmony in the room.