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What Goes into Making Paint?

May 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 11:52 pm
an assortment of paint cans

When we think about painting our home, it’s easy to imagine all of the possible colors to choose from—but very rarely do we ponder what actually makes all of those colors possible! There’s quite a bit that goes into paint itself in terms of components and methods used. Let’s take a closer look at the process of making paint, along with the ingredients that are utilized.


What You Need to Know About Exterior Brick Makeovers

April 14, 2023

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a person painting an exterior brick wall

Whether you’re planning an extensive remodel, constructing a brand-new home, or simply hoping to update an older brick wall or fireplace, painting your brick can provide your home with a timeless look and feel. That said, if you want the best results possible, you shouldn’t dive headfirst into this process without knowing a few things first. Here are three key things to keep in mind about exterior brick makeovers.


Why Off-White Has Become a Popular Exterior Painting Trend

April 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 2:08 pm
Render of a large off-white house

If you have been considering giving the outside of your home a new coat of paint, you might be wondering what colors are currently trending in 2023. Right now, many designers are heavily favoring warm off-white. This might seem like a fairly basic choice, but there are plenty of reasons that can help explain the current popularity of this color; here are a few key examples.


Top Interior Color Trends for 2023

December 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 11:08 pm
home with orange interior

2023 is right around the corner! Do you want to kick off the new year with a new and improved home? You may think that transforming your space will cost lots of time and money, but that doesn’t have to be the case. A simple wall paint can dramatically change the look of your home, breathing new life into it. If you want to keep your house looking trendy, you can easily accomplish that by choosing a shade that’s projected to be popular in the new year. Read on to learn which colors you’ll see in multiple homes next year!


5 Signs It’s Time for a New Paint Job

November 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 9:17 pm
closeup of a man exterior painting

Is your home starting to look less than stellar? If so, it may be time for a fresh coat of exterior paint. To keep your house in tip-top shape, you should regularly check it for signs of a deteriorating paint job. Doing so will help keep your curb appeal high and your dollars spent low. With our help, you’ll know exactly what to keep an eye out for. All that said, continue reading to learn which signs indicate it’s time for a new paint job.


How Can a Color Consultant Transform Your Home?

October 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 10:14 pm
color consultant looking at swatches

When you get a new home, you may think that choosing paint colors will be the easiest part of decorating. However, that’s actually the most difficult for many homeowners. Once you’re face-to-face with a seemingly endless number of options, it can be hard to select the right one for your space, even if you already have an idea in mind. Fortunately, a color consultant can help make this process easy and stress-free. Continue reading to find out how these professionals are beneficial in the home design process!


The Essential Dos and Don’ts of Accent Walls

September 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 7:46 pm
accent wall in bedroom

Accent walls are incredibly popular in the interior design industry! Not only are they easy and stylish, but they can give your home that extra “wow” factor you’re looking for. The best part? You have unlimited paint options, surfaces, and materials to choose from! Because your home is unique, your accent wall should be just as special. Of course, there are some things you should know before picking up a paintbrush. Read on to learn about the essential dos and don’ts of accent walls.  


Classic Paint Colors for Your Kitchen Cabinets

August 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 9:17 pm
white kitchen cabinets

While colors like orange and yellow are fun, they’re not the best choices for kitchen cabinets. Oftentimes, they give people flashbacks of the past and make your home look outdated. If you’re thinking about painting your kitchen cabinets, you should consider a more classic color that’ll stand the test of time. Read on to learn which colors can freshen up your kitchen and help your cabinets stay in style for years to come.


5 Home Design Trends That Should Stay in the Past

July 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 9:18 pm
millennial pink room

Do you love the vintage look? If so, you may be scouring antique stores and online websites for the perfect décor to complete your home aesthetic. With a bit of research, you may find some stunning interior design trends from the past that will make your space look classic and timeless. However, there are also several design choices that are simply outdated and should be left behind. Read on to learn which five home design trends we hope will never come back.


How to Design a Great Home Office

June 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 8:32 pm
closeup of desk in home office

Many employees nowadays are working remotely, either part-time or full-time. If you’re a part of that group, you’ve likely been spending much more time in your home office than ever before. Of course, that means you’ve probably been thinking about changing up your area and making it one you love. After all, having a beautiful and functional workspace has only proven to boost productivity! With that in mind, here are some tips to help you design a great home office.

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