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Painting

Painting a room is one of the least expensive ways to make a major impact on the look and feel of your home. Getting ready to sell your house, or want to make your new one feel like home? A fresh coat of paint can make a big difference! Here's everything you need to know about painting your place.

How to Use Multiple Accent Colors in a Space

Accent colors have long been a favorite method of design. An accent color is a specific shade that stands out against the rest of the room. As such, accent colors are usually bold and bright. The shade can appear in multiple pieces, from chair cushions to backsplash tile to throw pillows. Incorporating the accent color […]

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The Writing’s on the Wall: 20 Decorating With Chalkboard Paint Ideas

What if we told you that decorating with chalkboard paint can be totally grown up and chic? We’re not talking about the old-school green chalkboards of the past. You can buy black chalkboard paint at most home improvement stores for less than $10 and paint a wall all by yourself in just a few hours. […]

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Why You Must Absolutely Paint your Walls Gray

Gray is the hot new “in” color. It’s recently taken front and center, upstaging it’s neutral cousins, taupe, beige and ivory. Gray is the little black dress for your home. It’s the new must have essential color that’s modern and edgy yet timeless and classic. It’s the perfect chameleon as it suits just about every […]

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Why Neutral Colors Are Best

Do you think neutral colors are boring? We are going to debunk the myth that bold is better. Of course, there is always room for pops of color in your life, but there are a lot of good reasons to stick with a neutral color scheme for your interior design. Neutral colors don’t have to […]

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Why Our Brains Love Colorful Interiors

The colors we use in our designs have an effect on our perceptions. What’s the first thing you notice when you walk into a new room? The colors. Whether your reaction is positive enough to make you think, “I have to remember to ask her what palette she used” or negative enough to have you […]

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15 White Room Ideas That Are Anything But Boring

While some people might say decorating primarily with white is boring, we think that couldn’t be further from the truth. White is a vibrant and bright color with an endless number of decorating possibilities. A white room keeps mid-century modern styles from looking dated, farmhouse style looking fresh, and sets the stage for Scandinavian design. […]

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10 White Exterior Ideas for a Bright, Modern Home

It has been a big year for white in home design. It started with Benjamin Moore selecting white as it’s 2016 Color of the Year. Following suit, light and monochromatic Scandinavian design trends continued to dominate home blogs, and Freshome was no exception. We’ve already covered black home exteriors, so we’re flip the switch and […]

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Welcoming Ranch-Style Residence in Colorado Delivering Perfect Mountain Views

moodboard / Getty Images This 9,245 sq.ft. contemporary ranch-style residence, designed by architect Joe Robbins, has many custom features that make it a dream mountain retreat. Located only minutes from downtown Steamboat Spring, Colorado, the dwelling comes with views from the Flat Top Mountains to the Ski Area and beyond. Original details, such as the […]

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10 Ways to Change your Space with Tone on Tone Color

Have you ever been in a space where only 1 or 2 colors were used but it seemed as if there were 20? Tone on tone coloring or layering, is a decorative technique that takes a single or a few colors and uses different saturation of that color(s) throughout the space. The result is a […]

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4 Ways the Color Greige Will Make you Rethink Neutrals

For the longest time white, black, brown and grey (gray) were considered the neutrals to stick with. Whether it was fashion, home décor or paint colors, these neutrals were tried and true staples of the design world.  Over the last few years a new neutral was born – Greige, a mixing of grey and beige […]

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How to Make Chalk Paint: Everything You Need to Know

If you’ve Pinterest-binged lately, chances are you’ve come across rooms and furniture revamped with chalk paint. Creating a distressed and rustic look with chalk paint is one of the hot interior decorating trends of the moment.

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How to Paint a Metal Door

Painting a steel door, especially if it’s your front door, can give the exterior to your home a much-needed boost. However, applying metal door paint needs extra special care because the paint isn’t absorbed into the material like it is with wood. If you don’t get the process right, you could end up with a […]

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6 Tips to Get an Updated Color Scheme Without Painting

If you want to get a fresh look in your home for 2019, then you might want to try updating to a new color scheme. Playing with your room’s color is a great way to breathe some new life into the space. But you may be picturing major changes, like having to completely repaint the […]

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Ideas for Your Exterior House Colors

Painting your home is a big investment and there are a lot of exterior house colors to choose from. Because of this, it can be hard to choose what color to paint your home. But we’re here to help. We’ve compiled this list to not only get you excited about painting your home’s exterior, but […]

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The Best Deck Paint of 2022

Whether you’ve noticed that your deck is looking a little worse for wear or you just want to revamp your outdoor space, one important project is finding the right deck paint for you and your home. There are many different options, and this is not a one-size-fits-all type of project. With that in mind, we’ve […]

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The 7 Best Cement and Concrete Paints For Your Next Project

From patios to garages to cinder block retaining walls, concrete and cement surfaces require a paint that can hold up to the elements and tough use. The following seven types and brands of concrete paint were selected from popular varieties sold on Amazon and then chosen for their price, quality, and user reviews. These products […]

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The Best Paint Projects for Every Season

The prospect of painting your home can be intimidating given the planning and expense involved Whether you want to give your house a fresh new look or protect various surfaces from the elements, you want a quality paint job for your money. How to plan your paint projects by season Whether you plan to DIY […]

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