July 27, 2010 in Painting
Honestly, when you mention house painting to me, I cringe. Painting is messy, it requires a lot of preliminary steps, like taping and draping, and then there’s selecting colors.
For an indecisive, klutzy person, painting can be a... read full post →
June 23, 2010 in Painting
Great things tend to come in small packages. Don’t believe me? Check out how these tiny apartments display their design genius by using a lot of the color white. They’ll have you downsizing in no time. Seriously.
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True, there’s nothing better than leisurely summer patio grilling, but don’t limit yourself in the outdoor possibilities that good weather brings. Think larger. Think outdoor work space (and how you can therefore justify an entire... read full post →
January 13, 2010 in Flooring
Its rare that we see architects that completely redefine the way we look at space and design, but every now and then, a project comes along that leaves us stunned. This Stockholm apartment is one such project.
The designers,... read full post →
D. Garden Collection offers unusual banners for outdoor spaces that call for a little extra something…
… or a lot of extra something.
Made from durable premium fabric and ink to withstand elements (and the washing machine),... read full post →
Photo credit: travelmuse
Palm trees, luxurious hotels, movie stars, and an unparalleled 354 days of sunshine annually are just a few of the features that have made Palm Springs, California a world-renowned destination. A destination that... read full post →
November 18, 2008 in Painting
This was the first time I painted a room: I was young and this was my first real experience with creative control in a home improvement project. I was what you might call a “rookie,” or “green-horn.” Needless to say... read full post →
September 05, 2008 in Painting
Peter Cagner, the General Manager at CertaPro of Riverside, believes all styles and trends go in cycles. Years ago, he says, it was common for people to make bold statements with their home colors. Now its the opposite. People... read full post →
September 04, 2008 in Painting
Aluminum siding is quite common on trailers, sheds, barns, and even some houses. Although wood, vinyl, and concrete are all more popular, aluminum is still preferred for specific purposes. It is available in vertical or horizontal panels;... read full post →
August 09, 2008 in Painting
Putting paint on has always been more fun than taking paint off. But some problems in the land of homeownership just can’t be avoided. The odds are pretty good that “someday” will eventually come and you’ll be... read full post →
June 16, 2008 in Painting
Paint may easily be a homeowner’s best friend because with paint you can achieve so many decorative looks. Painting to reveal that vintage feel, whatever classic time you’re after, is just another in the long list of paint... read full post →
The gazebo has such an allure of romantic intrigue. Gazebos have existed in some form in many cultures for centuries, and have developed over time into the popular structure they are today. What better way to accessorize your backyard than... read full post →
First of all, adding an outdoor room to your home is a great idea. It will add square footage, value, and beauty to your home. The key here, as always, is planning, and the first step is knowing what you’re going to use the room for.... read full post →
February 27, 2008 in Painting
For being green, that is. The wall finish was featured in the March 2008 list of 16 Best Green Design products by Popular Mechanics. Made from natural clays and minerals, it’s an alternative to traditional paint, stucco, or other... read full post →
February 27, 2008 in Painting
It’s impossible to feature a series on Victorian homes without dedicating at least one article to their fabulous exteriors. Whether they’re exquisite or simply unique, we’ve all seen them the Victorians you... read full post →