Recent Painting Articles


phaewilk/morgueFile

A Too-Sunny Room: Why It’s a Problem, What You Can Do

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 24, 2016

I know, I know, first world problems, right? But when you move into the home of your dreams, only to find that one or more of those deliciously “light, bright” rooms (in...


MorgueFile

6 House Painting Fails and How to Fix Them

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 05, 2016

What the …? They said that painting your walls was a fast and easy upgrade. But here you are, in the midst of applying latex or enamel, feeling like the ultimate Pinterest fail....


THOR (Home Sweet Studio) CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Working from Your Home Office: the Unwritten Rules

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 16, 2016

Just Google "the rules of telecommuting (aka working from home)"and you'll find a ton of material out there on the interwebs. Here's the thing, though -- almost all of it focuses on...


Dave Shaver/flickr

The Problem with Painting a Brick House

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 07, 2016

Thinking about painting your brick house? Think again ... and even a third time. While coating brick walls with a shade of sunny yellow or crisp white will certainly brighten the appearance...


jentsoi/morgueFile

Select an Interior Paint Color Scheme to Make You Smile

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 24, 2016

Are you planning to paint your home's interior? If so, you may be feeling slightly confused about which paint hues to buy. You've heard that "go neutral" is the best advice -- but beige...


anneheathen/flickr

Paint the Kitchen for a Low-Budget Upgrade You'll Love

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 01, 2016

If your kitchen is looking somewhat the worse for wear but your wallet is on the empty side, it's time to start thinking out of the box. You may not be able to afford a full-scale...


goodmami/flickr

9 Simple Steps to Declutter and Reclaim Your Junk Room

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 03, 2016

Let's start backwards. We're taking for granted the fact that you, like most other Americans, have a junk drawer or even a whole junk room that is embarrassingly overcrowded with ......


jingdianjiaju/flickr

Inspiring Ideas for Redoing Kids' Rooms

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 15, 2015

Decorating a child's room should be easy -- a splash of pastel color, a few posters of baby animals, a bed, and the biggest toy chest your local FAO Schwarz boutique has on offer --...