Add Color and Drama to Your Home With These 35 Painted Ceiling Ideas

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While this is often true, painting your ceiling a color other than white isn’t necessarily a bad choice. Read on for our painted ceiling ideas. Dark Colors Ceilings painted dark gray, navy or black create a dramatic and intimate feeling in a room.

5 Hot Paint Color Ideas to Try Now

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Narrowing down paint color ideas can be tricky. For those in need of a little help from the professionals, take a look at these five paint color ideas. If you want to feel as though you’ve truly transported yourself to the Mediterranean, go ahead and paint all the walls.

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Blue Paint Colors to Use in Your Kitchen for a Chic Upgrade

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But, our personal favorite is adding different shades of blue paint. Here are blue paint colors to use in your kitchen for a chic and modern upgrade. Aqua Blue Paint your cabinets and counters an aqua blue shade to brighten up the space.

Living Room Paint Ideas: Getting Creative in the Heart of the Home

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One simple way to inject more personality into your living room is with a simple coat of paint. Paint is a versatile medium that can do so much for your overall design without breaking your budget. The living room is one of the most public spaces in your home.

What Paint Color Works With a Pink Bathroom Floor? — Good Questions

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I am going to paint the sink cabinet a high-gloss black, and I plan to clean and repair the grout in the floors. My question is what paint color should I choose so that the pink floors don't overwhelm the rest of the bathroom [see photo] ? Pin it.

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Use This Easy-to-Do Painted Pattern Trend to Beautify or Conceal

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The power of painted-on pattern is well known. You can conceal damage on thrifted furniture pieces, you can update dated kitchen and bathroom cabinets—you can use paint patterns to upgrade just about anything you can put paint on. Painting. Paints & Finishes.

7 Things to Paint Black Today

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Here are seven weekend painting projects that will add a little bit of black — and a whole lot of style — to your home. Painting. Design Sponge. Pin it. There's a reason black is a classic: it's dark, it's beautiful, it matches with almost everything.

How To Use Pink Wall Paint in Every Room

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Painting. Pin it. I think a lot of decorators tend to shy away from pink because they think it looks too girly or juvenile, which is a shame because pink is a great color. It's beautiful, it casts a rosy glow which makes everyone more attractive, and it works in pretty much any room.

Which Paint Color(s) Should I Choose for My Home's Walls? — FAHQs: Frequently Asked Home Questions

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But there's something about choosing paint colors for your walls that can seem impossible. Today's Frequently Asked Home question: Which Paint Color(s) Should I Choose for My Home's Walls? Paints & Finishes. Alison & Jeff's Chill Scandinavian Meets Mid-Century Style.

Color Schemes: The Best Paint Shades to Complement Light Pink

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If you are painting a room for the first time, or trying to figure out what do with retro pink bathroom tiles, try these color schemes to elicit the perfect mood, depending on the room's purpose and how you want to feel in it. Paints & Finishes. Emily Schuman's Modern Rustic Home.

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Divide & Color: How To Use Paint to Separate Small Spaces

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If your bedroom is also your office and your living room is also your dining room, try using paint as a visual divider to section off areas—without sacrificing an inch of livable space. Painting. (Image credit: Nobel Pobel ). In tiny homes where a single room often serves multiple functions, color can separate a space into zones with different functions.

Painting Ideas: 10 Intense Wall Paint Colors to Push Your Style

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Still not sold on how to bring in a crazy bold paint color into your home but still open to the idea at least? Paints & Finishes These ten rooms will undoubtedly persuade you to choose the colorful path.

A Gallery of Scene-Stealing Painted Floors

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But if you've got wood floors, or concrete floors, or anything paint-friendly, there's another option: adding an inexpensive coat of color to your floor. Just be sure not to paint yourself into a corner. Painting. Pin it.

10 Perfect for Spring Paint Colors (& How They Look in Real Rooms!)

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Painting. Paints & Finishes Matthew''s Magical Woodland Wonderland. Ready to shake off the wintery cobwebs and embrace a lighter, brighter, springier look? Here are ten inspirational rooms, plus the brands and color names so you can copy these looks for yourself. READ MORE ». Color.

SPONSORED POST: Simple Solutions: Painted Headboard — Dutch Boy paints

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Paint your headboard. Here's why we're raving over this painted problem-solver: READ MORE ». Painting. Pin it. Pin it.

How to Remove Paint from Bathroom Tile? — Good Questions

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I just moved into a new apartment and hope to re-paint the top half of the bathroom a dramatic color, possibly black! Pin it. Q: Hey there!

Dramatically Daring Decorating Ideas Using Just Paint

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A bucket of paint is one of the most powerful tools in a DIY decorating arsenal, and it's also one of the most affordable. Paints & Finishes. PaintingPin it.

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How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets Like a Pro

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Learn to paint your wood, metal or laminate kitchen cabinets like a pro! That’s great when they’re in good shape; but if they aren’t as beautiful as they could be, we’ll show you how to paint your kitchen cabinets like a pro. You’ll need to choose the primer and paint to use.

Painting Ideas: How to Pull Off the Affordable & Graphic Paint Outline

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Are you on the hunt for a unique way to apply paint to a room? Then you might consider using outlines to paint various surfaces in your home — you''ll be pleasantly surprised with the big visual impact this paint pattern trick can have for a whole home. Painting.

To Paint or Not To Paint Exterior Brick Wall? — Good Questions

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I know that painting brick is an extremely controversial subject, but I'm wondering if we should go ahead and paint the brick [photo below] when we paint the siding (which needs painting anyway). I like the look of painted brick, and I think it would help unify the house.

Failproof Paint & Color Tips for Small Spaces

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Paint color choices affect your space in both real, and imagined, ways. In small spaces, where every design decision matters, what you do READ MORE ». Tips & Techniques. Color. Small Spaces

Up Your Color Game: 7 Reasons to Paint Things the Same Color as the Walls

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My friend''s newly purchased apartment includes a short interior staircase and I suggested she paint the stair rails the same color as the (blue) wall behind them. There are many good reasons to try this painting technique; here are seven along with pictures to illustrate the strategy.

Avente Tile Talk: Carter's Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and.

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Carters Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and Façades - Disappearing History. The Swan Inn is an example of Carters hand-painted tiles. Carters Tiles became known for hand-painted and themed tile panels. hand painted tile. Tuesday, August 13, 2013.

Paint Tricks: Use Disney's "Go Away Green"

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The masterminds—Disney calls them "Imagineers"—behind the theme parks even invented a paint color that was designed to make things visually disappear. Painting. Pin it. Disneyland and Walt Disney World are big on illusion.

Crate & Barrel Launches New Paint Collection — Design News

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Crate & Barrel is getting into the paint space. Paints & Finishes. Pin it. Color by Crate & Barrel includes 35 hues "inspired by the purity of an artist’s palette." READ MORE ».

Get Creative With Your Next Paint Job: 10 Ideas for Painting "Outside the Lines"

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Sure, you could paint a whole room, or just an accent wall — but if you're looking to try something a little different, take a look at these 10 out-of-the-box options. PaintingPin it.

Way More Chic Than Shabby: You've Never Seen Chalk Paint Like This Before

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Chalk paint may be the undisputed champ of aged, vintage-style furniture, but this matte medium is actually incredibly versatile, and can be used to revamp pieces in a wide range of styles. Painting. Paints & Finishes. (Image credit: Poppyseed Creative Living ).

Avente Tile Talk: Affordable Luxury with Hand-Painted Field Tiles

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Affordable Luxury with Hand-Painted Field Tiles. Enjoy Long-Lasting, Affordable Luxury with Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles. The wonderful translucent colors are hand-painted onto softly domed "pillow-like" tiles. hand painted tile. Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

Half & Half: 10 Examples of the Easy Paint Job That Makes Every Room Look Good

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Looking for an easy way to add a little color to a room, play around with contrast and do it all in a way that will save time and use less paint than covering all the walls of a room? Painting.

Design Dare: Paint Your Trim Black

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In most homes, trim elements like crown molding and window and door casings are painted white, but these rooms turn that convention on its head — to dramatic effect. A bedroom with black trim, spotted on Style Me Pretty. Want to make something stand out? Highlight it in black.

How To Paint Laminate Countertops — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

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Painting. One of the many things you can do to transform your kitchen is to change your countertops. If completely replacing them isn''t an option for you right now, updating your existing laminate with countertop coating is a great way to achieve a new, fresh look without breaking the bank.

Trend-Proof Decorating: Classic Paint Colors That'll Stand the Test of Time

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In theory, the paint on the walls is one of the easiest things to change about any space. In practice, however, it can be costly, time-consuming and downright annoying to re-paint a room, let alone a whole home. Paints & Finishes. Neptune. Image credit: Domino ).

Can You Paint a Fabric Chair? Yes. And You Should.

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Don''t wait for a windfall to re-upholster your fabric furniture — transform your pieces right now with a little fabric paint. Painting. Do you have an old (really old) armchair or sofa in need of a little love?

DIY Project Test Lab Results: We Tried 3 Vinyl Upholstery Spray Paints and Here's What Happened

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So what''s the deal with vinyl spray paint: does it work, or is it a waste of time? I put three different paints to the test on three of the exact same chairs and was pretty surprised with the results. Painting. Paints & Finishes

How To Choose the Perfect Paint Color? Look at The Light

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Paint color and light go hand in hand, and are a complex couple. Your paint color will look different depending on the light that it''s exposed to. Learn the different light variables, and how color responds, and you are well on your way to becoming a paint master of the universe.

10 Creative Ways to Paint Your Stairs

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Why not try out one of these ten creative ways to paint your stairs? Painting. If your home is more than one story and you are not able to leap ten feet in a single bound, you probably have a staircase. Maybe you resent your staircase because it is boring, or ugly.

The New Look for Painted Trim? Anything But White

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For a long time now, white-painted woodwork has been de rigeur in the domestic interior, so much so that it''s almost a foregone conclusion. Painting. Paints & Finishes.

How To Paint a Brick Fireplace — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

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Update the interior with paint. Painting. The fireplace is almost always the centerpiece of the room —all furniture and decor tend to revolve around it. If you don''t happen to be head over heels for yours, chances are you won''t ever really love that room.

The Coolest, Trendiest Wall Paint Colors This Winter

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Paint colors are like nail polish to me. If by any chance you're one of the latter (when it comes to paint, not nails), we've hunted down some of the best of-the-moment shades for your walls. Paints & Finishes. Pin it.

Benjamin Moore's New Luxe Paint Line Is What Designers Have Been Waiting For

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This week, Benjamin Moore announced CENTURY, their new luxury line of paint that is not only gorgeous, but has a tactile finish that adds a new experience to a space. Paints & Finishes. Have a room that could use an extra dose of drama? READ MORE ».