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Spring Cleaning Paint Projects
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Spring Cleaning Paint Projects

Spring is in the air, which means one thing — it’s time for your annual spring cleaning! As you get ready to drag clutter out of closets and put away winter clothing and bedding, stop for a moment and consider: could your home benefit from adding a paint project to this year’s spring cleaning list?

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Choosing Paint Colors
Plan the color for each room in your new house by taking into account the function of that room. Choose attention-grabbing colors that pop, for entryways, for instance.

Choosing Paint Colors

Choosing paint colors is never an easy task. The color you choose for the walls in your home impacts the rest of your design choices.   And with all the work that goes into making a wall beautiful, it’s essential to get the color just right. The color in a room can influence mood and tone and may help create a vibrancy for subtle furnishings.

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Too Light or Too Dark Paint Samples Answer the Question
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Too Light or Too Dark Paint Samples Answer the Question

Have you ever made a mistake when choosing a paint color? Like when that perfect canary yellow paint color you painstakingly picked for the living room turns out to be a sickly shade of green. Or when that perfect elegant red in the front hall dries to a lovely shade of pink. Or when you really thought the purple you picked from the manufacturer’s color chip was going to work great with your new sofa. Until it didn’t …

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Paint Wall or Trim First?

Personal Preference

If you’re planning a painting project it may be difficult to decide what to paint first – the walls or the trim. The truth is, there’s no right answer, but here are some reasons why someone might choose to paint one first over the other.  Most professional painters start iwth the trim, than ceiling and finally the walls.  But paint any way that makes you happy since there is no wrong answer. (more…)

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