Category Archives: Painting & Decorating Ideas

Creating Color Flow Throughout Your House

Knowing how to create color flow is the secret to a calming and harmonious feeling throughout your home. Have you ever walked into a space and sensed that something was a bit off and couldn't quite put your finger on it? It soon becomes apparent that the colors are not working well together and there…
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Painting with Chalkboard Paint

[metaslider id=3140] With our Chalkboard Paint—available in any color—you can turn any surface into a useful, fully-erasable chalkboard. Step #1: Prepare the Surface Once you’ve selected the space for your chalkboard, clean the surface completely and repair any protruding nails or other imperfections. Some surfaces may require a primer or additional preparation: If an all-purpose…
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Painting Over Wallpaper

You don't necessarily have to remove your old wallpaper to paint your walls. Removing wallpaper — especially if it's been on the walls for decades — can cause unexpected chipping and surface scarring to your walls and take a ton of time, too. But if the paper and the wall are in decent condition and…
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How To Paint Furniture

One of the most rewarding and cost-effective household creative projects is repurposing an old piece or dismissed piece of furniture with a fresh coat of Ben Moore paint. Painted furniture can freshen up the look of any space—and you can easily change the color to coordinate with a room’s color scheme. Good candidates for painting…
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