Jonathan Adler is a self-made icon in the design world. He began his career as a potter and soon transitioned his eye for great taste into home furnishings. Adler has also written a few books that celebrate color, so it made perfect sense for his collaboration called KOHLER Colors featuring […]
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This month we’ve had the pleasure of sharing a ton of painting tips from YOLO Colorhouse which produces a premium zero VOC paint. We know the advantages to using zero VOC paint, how to choose a color palette and how to prep and paint a room. Now comes the fun […]
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 […]
When someone asks where you spend most of your time, the garage doesn’t typically rise to the top of the list, does it (well maybe it does – I am writing on a DIY blog)? Anyway, if your answer was no, it didn’t for me either … at least until […]
Obviously vinyl siding doesn’t require the maintenance and paint that traditional wood siding does but if you aren’t satisfied with the color can you still paint it? The answer is yes but you need to clean the siding with a general household cleaner (like Simple Green) beforehand to remove all […]
White cabinets are nice but we also like risk takers who choose bold colors that make kitchen cabinets really stand out. Here are some bright and bold kitchens. Red Cabinets – Taking the Leap – The Twice Remember Cottage Kitchens the color of ice cream – TheKitchn Bright kitchen colors […]
Saint Patrick’s Day kicks off the season with an infusion of green. But don’t limit yourself to a token pair of green underwear. Instead, fully immerse yourself in a soothing, cheerful space. You’ll not only avoid a pinch, you’ll be the envy of all your friends. 1. Spring Leaves by […]
After a few recent dinner parties while everyone is crowded around the hors d’oeuvres by the kitchen counter, a common conversation has frequently come up. What color should I paint my kitchen? I decided to get in touch with an expert to find out a few sure-fire colors that would […]
Thanks to our friends at ReadyMade for re-posting dornob’s compilation of crazy home exteriors, which not only display a creative use of paint, but also add a splash of devil-may-care curb appeal to the streetscape. Which one is your favorite? Photo: Dornob
We really love the color palette that this homeowner chose for his Victorian beams. The gold really is a beautiful touch and a genius choice. This reminds us to choose our house colors carefully and if the palette feels right then don’t be afraid to go for it. You can […]
Photo courtesy of Behr Paints After you’ve finished constructing an interior wall, you have the luxury of a sturdy blank canvas on which to apply a vast array of painting, papering and other decorative techniques.
There are many trees that change with the seasons but these beauties really flourish in autumn and their fall coloring can be a spectacular addition to your landscaping. Red Maple Japanese Maple Shagbark Hickory White Ash Quaking Aspen Paper Birch White Oak Gingko Biloba (Maidenhair Trees) Flowering Dogwood
David from the Irwin House uses Color-charts.org to select every color for his interior. More on colorcharts. Color-charts.org is a “Color Library” for construction materials, and colored manufactured products. This library serves as a design resource for architects, decorators, and consumers who may now easily search, find and cross reference […]
Lighting your home is more than just sticking a halogen in the corner. Lisa Goldberg of LightenUp! Designs has created multiple lines of hand-made ceramic lamps that not only bring light to your room but some color as well. She believes that fashion and furnishings should go hand-in-hand which is […]