May 2013

Streamline Your Design

As with fashion, you don’t want to “over-accessorize” your home.  But editing and streamlining can be difficult, especially if you have emotional or sentimental attachment to some of the things in your home.

The process of streamlining can often be made easier by having a friend or family member come over to help. They can look at your space with fresh eyes and can offer support and encouragement to do the right thing when it comes to “editing.”

Five Ways to use Leftover House Paint

White Paint Can With Green Paint Drips

The EPA estimates that 10 percent of the house paint purchased each year ends up discarded.

2013 Summer Color Trends


Color Memories Inspire Us Today

Color holds strong memories of times past; inspire our color choices today.

vintage travel photos and camera

How to Make Paint Last

Walls exude cleanliness and freshness when recently painted. It can make any room feel new, but conversely feel unkempt and dated when not properly cared for. Maintaining your walls doesn’t begin or end when you cover it with paint. To keep the paint job and color appealing to the eye, there are certain tips you should keep in mind.

A green wall with a nasty white stain