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October Color of the Month: Film Noir 0144

  Some say brown is back. We say it never left, it simply stayed in the shadows knowing our love affair with gray wouldn’t last forever.  Brown was right.  Renew your fondness for this classic color by filling a room with richness, adding depth with an accent wall or painting a dark backdrop for your...
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Back to School with Primary Colors

 The start of a new school year is the perfect opportunity to refresh your scholar’s bedroom, study area or playroom. Here are a few easy ideas when decorating with primary colors — this palette reveals exciting combinations sure to please the pickiest children of any age. Use a base of Barely White for a grown-up...
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Magnolia Home Wallpaper: Artful Prints & Patterns

There’s a third Magnolia Home Wallpaper collection? Of course there is. The newest Magnolia Home wallpaper book, Artful Prints & Patterns, from the ever-creative Joanna Gaines is now available for your viewing pleasure at Hirshfield’s. Joanna is all about telling a story with her wallpaper and paint names —  Vantage Point, Fox & Hare, Hopscotch, and...
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Outdoor Painting Projects – Bringing Color Outside

  With the official start of Summer it is the perfect time to add some color to your exterior spaces. Explore fun ways to cheer up your outdoor space by painting your outdoor furniture or updating your front door and fencing with a fresh coat of paint. This versatile palette has some very doable combinations...
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February Color Of The Month: Awakening 0560

In sports, a utility player is one who can play several positions competently — a sort of jack of all trades. Hirshfeld’s February’s Color of the Month is just that. A color our employees go to when customers don’t want a gray and they don’t want a beige, but they want a neutral. Awakening 0560 is...
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Trendwatch: How to Create a Hygge Home

Have you heard of Hygge? It’s a Danish word that doesn’t have a direct translation — although coziness and hominess are close — and it’s certainly becoming a big thing in the states. Huffington Post says, “Hygge is about feeling calm, feeling connected to your own sense of wellbeing, and above all feeling cozy.” There are even...
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Friday Finds: Freshly Painted Home for Military Family

After a 400-day deployment, a Minnesota soldier will return home to find his house in much better shape than he left behind. And we’re proud to tell you how Hirshfield’s was able to help. The St. Paul Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Network identified a family that needed help and Hirshfield’s was happy to team up with...
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Battling the Elements: Painting the Methodist Hospital Helipad

If you’ve ever tackled an outdoor painting project, you understand some of the challenges facing the crew that painted the helipad at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park. Hirshfield’s Rust-Oleum representative Paul Kiminski and Lindee Construction dealt with the uncertainty of Minnesota weather along with the unique circumstances surrounding a hospital helipad. According to Kiminski,...
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Four Things You Need to Know About Minnesota PaintCare

Have you ever noticed the fee that’s tacked on to your receipt when you buy paint in Minnesota? That is the PaintCare fee — ranging from 49 cents up to $1.99, depending on the size of the container. PaintCare is a program for recycling stains, topcoats, or house paint that has been funded by that fee...
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Muted Color Palettes

Color schemes don’t always have to be bright or bold to make a statement. Subtle, muted color palettes can provide a timeless beauty and create a clean slate to incorporate whatever new design trends come in the future. Here are 5 examples of style and sophistication with muted color palettes. Jay Nuhring, Home Stylist, worked his magic...
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