Couples who design together, stay together

April 15, 2013 by · Comments Off on Couples who design together, stay together
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Painting 

(BPT) – Opposites attract, and for couples who live together, compromising on personal style and design choices can be a difficult bridge to cross. Someone who wants a modern, contemporary vibe might not like the decor choice of someone who prefers a more traditional or rustic feel. What most people don’t realize, however, is that blending two opposing tastes can actually be more visually appealing than sticking with just one design style. And, more importantly, it can be done quickly and affordably.

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Staging on a shoestring: Tips from the pros for quick home sales

March 15, 2013 by · Comments Off on Staging on a shoestring: Tips from the pros for quick home sales
Filed under: Painting, Simple Home Improvements 

Home Staging(BPT) – The real estate market is starting to show signs of improvement, which is welcome news for people wanting to sell their homes. This positive momentum alone isn’t enough to close a deal, though – a homeowner must make their properties appealing to potential buyers so they stand out from the competition. The good news is it’s easy to create an appealing atmosphere with a few staging tips and tricks from the experts.
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Take your home from dreary to cheery with a fresh coat of paint

March 15, 2012 by · Comments Off on Take your home from dreary to cheery with a fresh coat of paint
Filed under: Home Decorating, Home Remodeling, Painting 

painting(ARA) – Spring is upon us and so is the time for spring cleaning and sprucing up the house. What’s a quick and easy way to make a room look instantly cleaner and brighter? Add a fresh coat of paint. But don’t think this project will be a long and laborious one – with a little planning and the right products, it’s as easy as one-two-three.

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Don’t shop till you drop: tips to make paint supply shopping easier

October 25, 2011 by · Comments Off on Don’t shop till you drop: tips to make paint supply shopping easier
Filed under: Home Remodeling, Painting 

paint(ARA) – All painting projects begin the same way – with a trip to the hardware store or home center to gather supplies. But you’re going to need much more than paint and a paintbrush. As you think about what you’d like to make over in your home with paint, take the “pain” out of paint supply shopping with helpful hints and tips from celebrity designer, Lisa LaPorta.
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How to properly prepare your paint project

May 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Painting 

(ARA) – A simple paint project is an easy way to add a pop of color and upgrade your home decor. And while choosing the latest color trends may be the most exciting part of painting a room, it isn’t the most important step in the process. The way you prep the room can affect the final result of the DIY project.

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Warm up to an affordably luxurious bathroom this season

February 11, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Budget-friendly, Shower, showerhead 

(ARA) – With the advent of summer still several months away, the comfort of a hot bath or invigorating shower continues to be something to look forward to every day. However, in many ways, the bathroom can be a frigid place on a cold late-winter or early-spring day. In fact, it often may feel like the coldest room in the house thanks to all of that impersonal chrome, porcelain and tile.

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Colorful Palettes Enhance Warm Weather Trends

(ARA) – As you stretch out your arms and embrace the warmer weather, the colors of summer make themselves obvious. Colorful blooms of bright greens, yellows and purples cheer the soul.

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