Have you ever thought about painting your floor?? Part Two

Okay, so onward with the latest flooring painting trends. Don’t be bound with simply painting the floor a single color! NO! There are lots of other options out there for you to explore!  I have gathered a few of the more interesting ideas below for your consideration: Borders, edges and trim, Oh my! By only painting the border, edge or trim of your flooring, you are still leaving the meaty center for an artisan, oriental or heirloom rug.  So you can still be a little adventurous and still keep you focal point the…Read more …

Have you ever thought about painting your floor??

Hardwood flooring is naturally beautiful, and very popular. But sometimes you may feel like you want to change things up. Perhaps the floor has become worn and faded, or has been scratched or damaged, or maybe you are just want to try something new. The good news is there are various floor paint techniques can be used to achieve a variety exquisite and stylish effects. First let’s look at the paints for painting wood floors. There are numerous paints that are specifically formulated to be used on floor. Paints, such as oil based…Read more …

Painting your 5th Wall, Part Two

The ceiling has come to be considered such an important element in a room that it is often referred to as the fifth wall in decorating. Accent painting or adding a design element to a ceiling can greatly change a space from ho-hum to awe-inspiring. Best of all, this is a relatively inexpensive way to add new design elements to your home. So, once you have decided that you want to banish your ceiling’s boring white, you’ll need some ideas about what to do with that big beautiful blank canvas.  Here are a…Read more …

Painting Your 5th Wall, Part One

Must you paint your ceiling white?  Is this some unwritten law of home remodeling?  Are you going to stick with the tried and true? The staid and boring? The safe and reliable? Or are you ready to challenge yourself and experiment with some color other than white on your ceiling? Of all the ideas in a paint/design gallery, white is just the first one. After that, there is the possibilities of tints in white which will supply a very subtle color difference to a room without shaking things up too much.  And then…Read more …

A Bit of Color, Part Two

So now that you are in the proper frame of mind to select your paint for your spring interior refresh. And you know the difference between the various paints, Let’s think a little more in depth about the spaces you want to paint and see if we can’t make the paint selection process a little more streamlined. What is the purpose of the space? Before you select any color, you must first determine what the room or space is to be used for, remember that whatever colors you choose will set the tone…Read more …