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Oct 19

Before and After: A High-Impact, Paint-Only Bedroom Makeover—for $160


When Georgia natives Sarah and Ryan moved into their two-bedroom apartment in Los Angeles, they knew they wanted to give the bare white walls a custom treatment. Inspiration struck as Sarah was browsing—where else?—Reddit.
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29
Aug 19

It's Official: These are the Very Best Paint Colors for Your Bathroom


Pack a punch in your bathroom, thanks to these standout shades.
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02
Aug 19

9 Clever Painting Ideas to Steal from the 2020 IKEA Catalog


Paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. And while simply picking a new color and rolling it onto your walls will do the trick, sometimes you’re looking for something a little more exciting. Thankfully, the 2020 IKEA catalog dropped this week, and it’s full of great ideas for your next home project.
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14
Mar 19

Clever Paint Jobs That Make Your Old, Cheap or Thrifted Furniture Look Expensive


We all know about the transformative power of paint for your wall, ceilings, and even floors, but have you thought about updating your furniture?
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11
Jan 19

Paint Your Wall with Palo Santo: This New Brand Targets Millennials with Cheeky Color Names

With names like Peyote Picnic, Palo Santo, Negroni, Harvest Moon, Surf Camp, and Tanlines, Backdrop paint is not yo’ momma’s hardware store stockpile—it’s the latest in the burgeoning direct-to-consumer paint market.

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09
Jan 19

20 Transformative Ways to Give New Life to Old Furniture

If you’re giving yourself a fresh start for 2019—new haircut, workout routine, healthy habits—give your furniture a New Year’s refresh with these 20 tutorials that will restore, revitalize, or totally redo your favorite wood, metal, leather, vinyl, marble, and upholstered pieces.

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25
Dec 18

9 Paint Colors to Try If You Have a Small Living Room

For those who have small living rooms, picking out paint colors can be a little tricky. On the one hand, painting the whole room white can open up the walls and make the small room feel a little more airy. On the other hand, limiting yourself to just one stark color can put a cramp on some people’s creativity. In order to give you more color options to work with when it comes to your living quarters, we asked a series of designers what their favorite colors would be for more petite living rooms. From creams, to dark grays, to off-whites, there are a lot of options to play with!

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24
Oct 18

7 Bedrooms with Clever Paint Jobs We Love

Paint is about so much more than just color. Sure, it’s that, but it’s also a transformative way to define a space, fake the eye, and change the entire feel of a room. You might not be able to make major structural changes to your space, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have a powerful tool in your arsenal. See how these paint jobs pull off some clever magic.

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12
Oct 18

Benjamin Moore's 2019 Color of the Year is a Refreshing Surprise

We’re finally in the last quarter of the year, which means the 2019 Color of the year announcements are streaming in more steadily than ever. The latest contender? Benjamin Moore.

On October 10, the paint brand gathered design editors, interior designers and other industry folk at The Grill & The Pool at the Seagram Building in New York City (a bastion of mid-century modern design). After a few minutes of socializing and a welcome glass of champagne, it was time for the big announcement.

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10
Oct 18

Graham & Brown's 2019 Color of the Year Comes with a Wallpaper of the Year

When it comes to Color of the Year announcements, this isn’t our first rodeo; we’ve already written about a handful of 2019 COTYs and we still have some months left of 2018. But, we don’t often see too many WOTYs—Wallpaper of the Years, that is. With the decorative trend making a bold return in recent years, it’s only fitting to celebrate it, courtesy of British brand Graham & Brown.

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