That Paint Color Looked Great Until You Got It Home. Here’s Why.

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That Paint Color Looked Great Until You Got It Home. Here’s Why. By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Be the first to comment Tagged in: Home Improvement Painting Light changes color, so your lighting design — a top priority for any remodel — should help guide your color choices. Here’s how. Added to Binder Tweet Print Email Considering new carpet? View samples during different daylight conditions and switch on your lamps; it'll give you a better idea of how your natural and artificial light will affect the carpet's color. Image: Liz Foreman for HouseLogic If you want to make your remodel project shine, finalize your lighting design before you select paint and carpet colors. The light you choose to illuminate tasks or set the mood will change the way you see color throughout the room. Th ...

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10 Great Value-Add Exterior Home Paint Color Tips

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(2) Expressing yourself is something you should really do with your own home, but you don't want it to look bad and very out of place. I would suggest always getting multiple opinions about things, not that you have to listen to them if you don't want to, but just to see what others would say. There is nothing wrong with having most of your outside the same as others and just paint your door, as it says to do on the 'express yourself' page. Posted by Sarah on February 09, 2016 I like the blue of the first house. It is a great way to do number seven and express yourself, and it's right. If you aren't expressing yourself through your home, then it isn& ...

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Exterior House Colors That Really Pop!

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(2) Hi James. Check out our guide to exterior paints and stains : http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/painting/exterior-paints-and-stains-guide-options/ Posted by HouseLogic on May 09, 2014 Thank you: . . . I live here in Northeast Florida, right below Georgia and I have a contemporary, one family home and I want to paint the front door a bright color ( I know the color I want) . However, what finish should I use: . . . a glossy or high glossy or non-glossy paint exterior? Sincerely, James Posted by James on May 08, 2014 If you enter anything in this field your comment will be treated as spam: Type your comments or share a photo... remove ...

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Bold Bursts of Color to Brighten Your Home

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(1) LOVE the painted kitchen ceiling! WHAT IS THE PAINT COLOR AND WHO MAKES IT? I want to do a bold ceiling in my kitchen, which will have shades of white, french grey, and peppercorn. Love the fuchia tones! Are removing the wall between K and D-L area, an L-shaped space with white ceilings. Will leave a header between the two. Will a colored ceiling look wierd with the white in the D area? Thanks for your imput! Posted by Shermie on June 13, 2013 If you enter anything in this field your comment will be treated as spam: Type your comments or share a photo... remove Upload a Photo New Continue reading More

How to Pick Paint Colors

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How to Pick Paint Colors By: Jan Soults Walker 1Comment Tagged in: Home Improvement Painting Paint Colors Paint has remodeling power when you use it to emphasize a room’s best features or play down the flaws. Added to Binder Tweet Print Email View Photo Gallery 1 of 4 Every home suffers a few negatives, but not every solution requires pricey structural changes. Paint is an often-overlooked, low-cost remodeler’s remedy for common complaints with interiors, offering the chameleon-like ability to lighten, warm, enlarge, erase, or attract attention. “Paint is a powerful tool that can enhance the architectural character and intent of space,” says Minneapolis architect Petra Schwartze of TEA2 Architects. “As you choose your paint, think about what the experience in the room should be.” M ...

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