How-Tos and Inspiration
I know, we've seen tons of pink hues in last few years but personally, I was not ready to move on to another color until I had my own pink wall. Whether you call it pink, blush or rose, it's feminine without being too girly. When you think pink, don't think for a second that this special spring color is limited to a little girls' rooms. No way! Check out which wall we transformed with this super fab color and the surprising place my inspiration came from!
So, you've decided to repaint your walls. When you head to your favorite DIY store, you’ll likely be faced with thousands of tiny color swatches. How can you possibly choose a color for your walls based on such a small paint sample?
Our contractor thought I had completely lost my mind when I said I wanted to paint EVERYTHING white in our cottage's main living space. Everything, including the ceiling, walls and all the trim.
If you find yourself staring at a blank wall in your home, you're not alone. When Jennifer over at the Clean and Scentsible blog wrote a feature on our picture hanging tools, we were reminded just how common it is for people to procrastinate about hanging things on their walls.
Benjamin Moore just announced their color of the year for 2016 "Simply White" and I couldn’t be happier with their choice. After months of renovating our family cottage, we painted everything white - everything from walls, ceilings, baseboards, doors to casings and I LOVE it. No regrets!
Some people name their car, their bike, or their boat. This inspired me to name my cottage - welcome to my Purple Door Cottage.
Just when as we were emerging from winter and craving some fresh color for our office walls, the April issue of O Magazine arrived in our mailbox. The gorgeous pastels featured on the cover and throughout the issue were just the inspiration we needed to spring us into renovation action.
Help us choose a paint color for our feature wall and you'll be entered to WIN a spring wall refresh prize pack.
If you’re thinking of re-painting a few walls in your house, here's a tip that will save you time and frustrations too.
The journey to begin painting that living room or bedroom wall usually starts with a long, contemplative stare. A stare that scans the room to determine all of the obstacles in the way of changing that eggshell white to a beautiful shade of blue (or green, or orange, etc). One of those obstacles usually identified […]
If you’ve been putting off hanging pictures because you’re afraid of making “mistake holes” in your walls, stop worrying. Here’s how to fix holes in drywall quickly and easily so you can go ahead and hang your artwork without fear. There’s no need for a loaded tool belt when it comes to fixing a regular sized nail hole. […]