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Feb
14

Taking Painting Risks in Your Home Add Personality and Uniqueness | Chevy Chase, MD

Taking Painting Risks in Your Home Add Personality and Uniqueness | Chevy Chase, MD
While your home may feel content, what opinion do you have of your wall colors? Often, people take great time (and pride) in decorating their home, but forget one of the most important factors for creating mood:  painting and papering . In this post, we'll cover some ways for homeowners to step up and take some risks with their painting. From how to add contrast with bright colors to ways to make muted colors more vibrant with trim accents. Read on to learn more. Don't Be Afraid of Black For a log time black was off the home painter's radar. It wasn't sold in large quantities and having it mixed was a pain. But as times have changed, black has proven very useful in home decor. Use it as trim accent to make lighter colors pop. Also, with gold and brass becoming trend this year, black is perfect as a highlight....
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Jan
15

Making the Right Paint Color Work Requires Solid Research and Keen Application | Bethesda, MD

Making the Right Paint Color Work Requires Solid Research and Keen Application | Bethesda, MD
Are the walls in your home drab, boring, or forgettable? Are you ready for a big change? Many people go a long time in between paint jobs, not realizing how much new wall  painting  can make a huge difference in their home's entire atmosphere and feeling. But before you rush out and buy a few gallons of any old paint, or call a professional, consider how the color you choose will effect your room. Too bold and you may contrast your decorations. Too muted and you may have just wasted your efforts. Research color swatches and take your time for best results. Here are some additional tips: - Don't just think about a single room when you paint. Consider the rest of your house so that the color you select is complimentary. Be cohesive in your design palette and reap the benefits.  - If you've picked a color that you are worried may...
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Sep
06

5 Inspirations From Tiny Houses for Your Home Remodeling Plans | Chevy Chase, MD

5 Inspirations From Tiny Houses for Your Home Remodeling Plans | Chevy Chase, MD
Tiny houses may not be for everyone -- living in a space under 500 sq feet has its disadvantages. However, tiny houses do incorporate some amazing space saving designs that are truly inspirational! Here's some innovative tiny house eye candy to get you started on your  home remodeling  plans. Office Nook  - Do you need a space to sort the mail, write your grocery list, or charge your tablet? This little office nook is a simple addition to include in your overall remodeling plan. Place it in the kitchen, living room, or bedroom. Upper Loft  - If you already have vaulted ceilings or an empty attic space, it would be easy to remodel to include a loft. Lofts are a great bonus space for kids play area, storage, guest sleeping space, etc. Ladders leading to the loft can be customized to be sliding, fold-up, or attached. Under Stairs Storage  - Think...
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May
07

Helpful Tips on Painting and Papering Like a Pro | Kensington, MD

Helpful Tips on Painting and Papering Like a Pro | Kensington, MD
When you buy your first home, your dream may have finally come true. But the joy of simply owning a home can quickly become overshadowed by tasks and maintenance that you will need to perform to keep everything running smoothly.  So while the average homeowner knows that a little DIY can go a long way when it comes to  painting and papering , for those who are not so do it yourself-inclined, there are a few things you should familiarize yourself with before you begin. Proper Painting Prep Title alliteration aside, proper preparation when you decide to paint a room is imperative if you want your project's appearance to shine and last. Sprucing up a room with paint is the quickest and easiest way to add your personal touch to your home. But prep work is a must. Succeed by following these simple rules: - Remove fixturing and hardware that may...
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Mar
29

Springtime Means Interior Painting Projects Are in the Air [painting & papering] | Georgetown

Springtime Means Interior Painting Projects Are in the Air [painting & papering] | Georgetown
After a long, cold winter, there's just something about spring that makes us want to start fresh. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, newness is in the air, so why not bring some of that renewal indoors by beginning a spring  painting  project?  Here are some helpful tips to get you started. Picking a Color When you arrive at the paint or hardware store, you will likely have an idea as to what impression you'll want to make in the room you have chosen. But take one look around, and you'll see that there are thousands of colors to choose from. Don't let this discourage you. Just imagine what mood you want to create, and pick your color. Kitchen: Think active and high-traffic, and try bold, bright colors. Bedroom: Imagine soft and relaxing hues that create a subtly restful mood. Family Room: Deep, soothing colors. Or open and airy,...
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