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Kohler Design Center Photo Gallery

Kohler Design Center Photo Gallery

The Kohler Design Center is a showcase of all Kohler products including kitchen and bath, engines, generators and home furnishings. We’ve got more than 100 photos!

Designers Rejoice: Pantone Paints Are Here!

Designers Rejoice: Pantone Paints Are Here!

Your eyes do not deceive you — in fact, they should be wide and sparkly right about now. Pantone, infamous for their color swatches and identification, has come out with their own line of paints matchable to any Pantone shade. Now you know you can find the perfect shade for […]

Top Picks For Fall Paint Colors

With fall quickly approaching, you may have the urge to change something in your home. Personally, I find myself spending more time on decorating, de-cluttering and organizing my abode in the weeks before winter, almost as if I’m preparing for cold weather-induced nesting. If you’re seeking a dramatic change but […]

What Do You Think About Brightly Colored Front Doors?

What Do You Think About Brightly Colored Front Doors?

One of the reasons that paint is so great is because it can instantly change the look of anything. And you don’t need to go crazy on your entire house to make a big visual impact. Take your front door, for example. If you love vivid hues but don’t want […]

Add A Pop Of Color By Painting Interior Doors

Add A Pop Of Color By Painting Interior Doors

The great thing about paint is that it can be applied to almost any surface or object and is one of the easiest ways to launch a full-fledged makeover within your home. When you’re preparing to paint, you probably think of walls, trim, cabinets, shelves and other pieces of furniture. […]

Trend Watch: Add Impact With Dark Trim

Trend Watch: Add Impact With Dark Trim

When it comes to painting your home, the walls don’t have to hog all of the attention. Painting a room’s trim can easily make just as big of an impact, especially if you use a dark hue instead of the more prevalent pale shades. You’ll want to evaluate your current […]

Channel Old World Charm With Lime Wash Paint

Channel Old World Charm With Lime Wash Paint

We’ve talked on the site before about using natural hydraulic lime to refresh your home’s masonry. If you’re thinking about a paint project within your home’s interior, consider lime wash paint, which evokes a plaster-like feel and is an ideal way to create an aged aesthetic. Lime wash paint results […]

House Beautiful Launches Favorite Paint Colors App

House Beautiful Launches Favorite Paint Colors App

When it comes to paint, color is the biggest deciding factor on what you’ll get. And with so many hues available, it can be a daunting selection process! Now, thanks to House Beautiful’s new 500+ Favorite Paint Colors app, you can “confidently choose the best paint color for your space,” […]

Top Picks For Kitchen Paint Colors

Top Picks For Kitchen Paint Colors

Research shows that homeowners are spending more time in the kitchen, opting for open floor plans that blend living and kitchen space to create a hybrid room that’s ideal for both relaxation and meal preparation. If you’re spending more time in the kitchen, we hope it’s the room of your […]

The Worst Paint Colors For A Home Exterior

The Worst Paint Colors For A Home Exterior

We’ve all seen them. Maybe you’re out for a leisurely stroll, or a relaxing drive. You decide to check out some of the nearby neighborhoods. And then, without warning … you encounter one of THOSE houses. You know what we’re talking about–a home painted with a color so garish, so […]

Needing Neutrals? Think Gray, Not Beige

Needing Neutrals? Think Gray, Not Beige

Although bright or deep hues can certainly make a statement in any room, there’s no denying the power of neutrals. Besides adding a timeless appeal, choosing a neutral wall color makes it easier for you to change the look of a room by swapping accessories and other accents, a tactic […]

New Sherwin-Williams Paint Colors

New Sherwin-Williams Paint Colors

At the Builders Show this year, Sherwin Williams debuted some new interior colors but in a more innovative way than just sharing a bunch of swatches and samples. They’ve curated a lookbook that contains four palettes of up to 11 colors that they feel would all compliment each other if […]

Make Your Own Antiqued Mirror

Make Your Own Antiqued Mirror

As you probably already know, we have an unbridled love affair here at Charles & Hudson with spray paint. So imagine our glee when we found this project at ECABonline.com, in which Elizabeth DIYed a vintage, leaded-glass window pane into a beautiful antiqued mirror with SPRAY PAINT! Elizabeth writes that […]

Paint Quality Institute Releases 2011 Paint Trends

Paint Quality Institute Releases 2011 Paint Trends

A new year — it’s a ripe time for trend forecasts as experts look to the coming months to predict what consumers want. And the paint industry is no exception. As posted by the Paint and Coatings Industry, the Paint Quality Institute has outlined three likely color directions for the […]

How To Whitewash Brick

How To Whitewash Brick

Brick, like wood trim and other architectural details, is one of those materials that draws strongly opposed crowds when it comes to painting … or preserving. If your brick isn’t in prime condition or you’re eager for a new look, consider covering it with a layer of whitewash. The advantage […]

Introducing Graham & Brown Paint

Introducing Graham & Brown Paint

With wallpaper becoming all the rage in home decor circles, you can often find yourself stressing about details you may never have considered before. You may want to wallpaper a space with uneven walls. You may want to make a bold statement with some off-the-wall paper, but not know where […]

Paint Colors Inspired By Food

Paint Colors Inspired By Food

There are a myriad ways to select paint colors. Fashion, fabric, furniture, other textiles, magazines, movies — the sources of inspiration are seemingly endless. And here’s another idea to chew on (pun intended!); paint colors inspired by your favorite foods. Do you crave the subtle spice and warmth of pumpkin […]

Consider the Lighting when Picking Paint Colors

Consider the Lighting when Picking Paint Colors

Oh, the joy of picking paint colors. If you’re like me, it’s a loooong process. I tend to over think some of the small details, and I’m always dazzled by the huge array of colors that await in the hardware store displays. But one thing I never realized made such […]

Join The Colour Project

Join The Colour Project

Talk about painting with a purpose. The Colour Project is beginning a color movement across the world. Their site states that “Grey is out. Gloom is gone. It’s time to live our life in colour.” This amazing project is traveling all over the world, from Johannesburg to Istanbul, to bring […]

Paint Your Small Room Dark For Big Effects

Paint Your Small Room Dark For Big Effects

Living in a 1,250-square-foot home, I’m pretty used to small spaces. With the four people, five cats, and one chubby Chihuahua that live here, I’m always trying to figure out ways to make our house feel open and spacious without tearing down walls or cutting in new windows. And one […]

Host A Painting Party

Host A Painting Party

For me, painting is hard. The prep work is a pain and by the time I’m done, my arms ache and all I can see are the spots I need to fix. I think a solution to this problem would be to throw a painting party the next time I’ve […]