Posts Tagged ‘Painting’

Awesome Decorating Alternatives for Walls

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For years, paint has led the interior design industry as the foundation of any good design scheme. At the same time, most property managers deny renters this basic design principle and if allowed to paint, it is often with drab colors that barely qualify as something other than eggshell white. So what are renters to […] read more

Embracing Your White Walls

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Nearly every apartment is painted white. And often the option to change that is not an option you have. Instead of being disappointed or bored, embrace your white walls – think of them as a blank canvas in which to do some artistic decorating. Here are some ideas. White walls can makes a room look […] read more

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4 Tips for Decorating a White Bathroom

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There are many things you could do to add more color to an all white bathroom. If the vanity counters, bathtub and tiles are white in color, your bathroom could look very dull. To change the room’s look, keep the following tips in mind. 1. Start Painting You don’t have to paint the entire bathroom […] read more

A Guide to Repainting Wood Furniture

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Wood furniture can last a lifetime if it is maintained correctly. Wood furniture that is scratched and has a worn finish can be renewed with a fresh coat of paint to give it a new look. If it is already painted and begins to fade and chip, repainting it can make it look new all […] read more

How to Use Drywall Anchors

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Drywall anchors are sometimes necessary to assist in stabilizing a hanging picture, painting or other item. Properly using these anchors, however, is tricky and improper use can result in damage to your wallboard or the anchor breaking. Follow the tips below to ensure that your décor is hung properly and safely. Purchase the Proper Size […] read more

Ugly Kitchen Cabinets? Four Stylish Solutions

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Kitchen cabinets can make or break the look of your kitchen. If you are stuck with ugly, old kitchen cabinets that are an eye sore then something needs to be done. Purchasing new kitchen cabinets, however, is a huge expense but there are several other ways you can redo the cabinets for much cheaper to […] read more

8 Drywall Painting Tips

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Drywall painting is tricky, and you want to get the go ahead from your landlord beforehand. Once you get written permission to paint, you need to buy a few supplies to complete the job: Drywall sealer Paint brushes and rolls Enough paint for two coats Follow these 8 drywall painting tips for the best results. […] read more

Apartment Decorating: 5 Color Mistakes to Avoid

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Apartment decorating is a complicated task. Choosing the color of your furniture and walls is a great way to display your personality and tastes. It is impossible to completely prevent errors but there are 5 tips to assist you in avoiding major color mistakes. 1. Don’t Overwhelm the Room Apartments are usually smaller in dimension […] read more

How to Create the Illusion of High Ceilings

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Living in a small space can create a feeling of being cramped or confined. Creating an illusion of high ceilings is one way you can add to the space and make it seem much larger than it really is. Even if your home is not small you may be stuck with low ceilings giving off […] read more