How to Paint (Almost) Anything

It's no secret that paint is the number one weapon in any DIY'ers arsenal, I've been saying it for 15+ years to readers, clients and loved ones. But did you know that today, it's possible to paint, and therefore remake, almost anything? So I decided to do a quick primer on how to paint almost anything, to get you all thinking about the possibilities here. After your done, hopefully you won't see … [Read more...]

Got the “Blues”?

We all know that blues as a palette for a room design is not a new concept. It is, however, one of the most popular and trendy color palettes this year. In fact, Benjamin Moore's 2014 color of the year is "Breath of Fresh Air", a soft, ethereal blue that makes you feel just like that! I think that is one of the reasons the blues and grays have become so popular...they make us feel calm, relaxed … [Read more...]

10 Original Accent Wall Projects

What are accent walls? Accent walls are usually one wall decorated to be the focal point of the room. They add pattern, color, style and design in a big way, for just a little money.  They can be "accented" with various paint techniques, wallpaper, tape or even fabric. The easiest and fastest way to create an accent wall, however, is paint. Using a little creativity and these great tutorials from … [Read more...]

Fabric Painting Projects

Creating custom looks in your home decorating gets easier when you take on a fabric painting project. You don't have to be an artist to create a one of a kind pattern, print or art piece, and it's inexpensive as well as creative! Follow along as we showcase some great bloggers' DIY fabric painting projects. You probably have the materials at home right now to create a quick craft or decor item... … [Read more...]

Painted Furniture Projects

We all have those old, boring, or even damaged furniture pieces that we are tired of looking at. Instead of replacing them with newer models, you can use paint to update and freshen your furniture, and it isn't a difficult project! Painted furniture adds color and style to a room without having to repaint the walls, and gives the furniture pieces themselves unique personality. You can paint … [Read more...]