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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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.

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.

30 Must-See Painted Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

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If your kitchen cabinets are in good shape, painting them is an inexpensive, eco-friendly way to give your kitchen a major facelift. Below are some painted kitchen cabinet ideas to inspire you. When painting your kitchen cabinets, the design choices are limitless.

Here’s How to Pick the Perfect Paint Color Every Time

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The perfect paint color is fundamental to your interior design. Image: Mary Bona – Design Find Let’s face it: Picking the right paint color is important. We’ve compiled a list of our best tips on how to pick the perfect paint color for your interiors.

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.

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

Apartment Therapy

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Tile Inspiration For Your Next Kitchen Remodel

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yet, handmade cement tiles are used the world over for their bright, true colors and their intricate hand-painted designs. Hand Painted Relief Tile. Guest post by Jane Blanchard, Modernize. Vibrant blue Arabesque tile adds visual interest. Image via Modernize.

How To Pick Paint Colors For Your Ceiling

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Try livening-up your space by painting your ceiling a new hue. Funny enough, the same rules apply when you are looking to pick paint colors for your ceiling. A ceiling painted in a pretty neutral can drastically brighten a small space. Best Of ceiling ceiling paint color

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

Bedroom Paint Ideas: What’s Your Color Personality?

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When considering bedroom paint ideas, the right bedroom paint color choice will make a huge difference in how you feel. Forget the traditional rules, pick a color you love and paint your walls. To give your room maximum design effect, go beyond painting the wall a selected shade.

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.

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.

Big Trends from KBIS Part II

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It brings art to the bathroom in a limited series of hand-painted freestanding bathtubs, each one signed by the artist. Last post I shared some of my kitchen trend discoveries from KBIS2015, the 51st Kitchen & Bath Industry Show held last month in LasVegas.

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 ».

Remote Painting Studio in Chile Embedded in the Hillside

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This Painting Studio in Coquimbo Region, Chile is an example of modern architecture in the service of neighboring art. It is a sort of retreat from the surrounding constructions, basically just a wall with indirect sunlight entering from above to witness the process of painting.”

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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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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 ).

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.