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I'm telling you these months are flying by. How is it that we are in the month of May already? Don't get me wrong I and so beyond excited for the warmer weather to come but I feel like time needs to slow down a bit. With that being said, I again missed last month's 3 top paint colors. I have no e...
05/04/2022
Choosing a paint color can seem like an awfully intimidating decision. If you are anything like me, your mind goes directly to the worst-case scenario first. What if I hate the paint color I choose? This is certainly a possibility, however, it can be avoided if you take the right steps to choose ...
04/18/2022
Admittedly I have missed a few months of my top 3 paint colors posts. (Ok so maybe I only posted 1) But I'm back today with 3 brand new colors I've been loving in the month of March.1. Sherwin Williams DovetailIt's no secret that I have a true love affair with the paint color SW Repose Gray.  It ...
03/23/2022
As an avid DIYer, I love to get my hands dirty with home projects. I also love being able to save money in the same respect. So I understand people taking on projects themselves. But in the same breath as a painting professional, it's hard to see some DIY painting jobs.Painting is probably one of...
03/08/2022
We all know gray is a popular paint color. Even if it is not quite as trendy as a few years ago, it's still a popular choice. And quite frankly, gray is a great paint color to go with, especially if you are selling a home.For the most part, people tend to gravitate towards the more popular or bes...
01/11/2022
Let's talk about sampling paint colors. It has to be done. Plain and simple. I work with paint colors all the time yet I still think and know it's imperative for a homeowner to test the paint color in their home. You can be 99% sure that the color you choose will work in your home BUT there is th...
11/17/2021
I live and breathe paint colors for a living. I come across so many underrated colors and I feel that it's my duty to share them with the world. So I am starting a "top 3 colors of the month" post series. In this, I will feature the 3 top colors I am loving for the month. You can expect to see a ...
11/16/2021
In honor of Halloween, I want to share a few of my favorite dark and dramatic paint colors and some of the ways you can incorporate them in your home.Accent WallThis is an obvious one. But using a dark color on an accent wall will add so much drama to a space. People tend to discount dark colors ...
10/26/2021
Being in the painting business, I've seen a few or should I say a few too many DIY painting jobs that were unsuccessful. The reason I've seen them is that we are called to come to save the day. Now with that being said, I also know what you can do to successfully paint a room and make it look lik...
10/13/2021
It's understood that neutral paint colors like BM Balboa Mist and SW Agreeable Gray are the way to go, especially if you are selling a home. And I 100% agree with that, however, there is a world beyond neutral paint colors. Don't get me wrong, I'm a lover of neutral colors but I also love a fun c...
08/11/2021
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