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Friday Finds: Bright, Bold, Brilliant Blues

It’s been just about a year since we first blogged about Glacier Bay H0054, Hirshfield’s Historic Collection. House Beautiful and DezignUp picked bright blue as a trend to look for in 2015. India’s DezignUp said, “On these lines, the Mediterranean Blue of Santorini and Mykonos is already touted as a major trend for the New Year; it’s...
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6 Reasons Why Greige And Gray Are So Popular

Mention gray to many people, and they’ll think it’s drab and boring. But most designers consider it exciting. There are now so many shades of gray that its reputation of being cold or unwelcoming has changed as trending gray paints have taken on a warmer undertone that is desirable for any room of your home. Want...
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Friday Finds: Accenting the Exterior of Your House

When you’re painting the exterior of your home, it can be tempting to use an accent color for your garage door. However, Faye from the Wayzata Hirshfield’s has some expert advice — don’t! “Your garage door is likely not the most interesting thing you can draw attention to,” she says, “and an accent color should...
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Design Inspiration: Tips for Dark Colors in Interior Design

Interior paints are available in more colors than every before, so why not use the whole spectrum when painting your home? Dark colors may be scary to some, but they can add drama and character to your space. In fact, if you have an overly spacious and impersonal room, you can reign in the space, with dark bold...
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Friday Finds: Take a Quiz to Pick the Personality of Your Home

When decorating a new or existing home, the space becomes a blank canvas to convey your style and personality. The inside of your home can say so much about the type of person or family that lives within the walls, so you should consider what each color will reflect when visitors step inside. Whether you...
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Friday Finds: No VOC Paints for Asthma and Allergies

No and Low VOC paints have improved tremendously over the years- it’s now much easier to enjoy the benefits of a low VOC paint without sacrificing the high quality of a regular paint. Low VOC paints are especially important to those who suffer from asthma or allergies, because breathing in volatile organic compounds on a regular...
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Exterior Paint Prep: How Much Scraping do You Really Need?

The unfortunate truth about repainting the exterior of your home is that it’s a multiple-step process. You aren’t painting on a “blank canvas,” so you can’t treat it that way. The painter must evaluate how much scraping, sanding, and priming needs to be done in order for the finished product to look polished and refreshed....
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Friday Finds: 4 Simple Steps for Staining Your Deck

Staining your deck is quite a process. However, it does not need to be an ordeal. In fact, it can be a simple process as long as you’re able and willing to do a little work. Trust me, I just went through the process. Perhaps you’ve heard the stories of power washing, sanding, staining, applications...
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Design Inspiration: Home Staging Gives New Life to Tired Rooms

Are you tired of the same old, same old? Think your bedroom feels tired, your living room needs life, or your dining room feels drab? You may be ready for a mini makeover. It’s time for some home staging. Jay Nuhring is an interior designer with a background in home staging. He likes to work with...
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Breathing Easy With Zero VOC Paint

Choosing a No VOC paint used to mean sacrificing quality. This is no longer true! Learn more.
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