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How Can a Color Consultant Help Transform Your Home?

September 20, 2022

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color consultation in McKinney

While choosing colors for your home, you may quickly realize that it’s not as easy as you think. Once you’re face to face with numerous options, you may be second-guessing every color palette you thought would look with your furniture. The entire ordeal may seem stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! A professional can help you do a lot of things that are worthwhile in a painting project. Read on to learn how a color consultation can greatly benefit you in the home design process.


The Dos and Don’ts of Accent Walls

August 5, 2022

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Accent walls have become incredibly popular in the interior design industry – and there’s a very good reason for that. Not only are they stylish, but they’re a great way to give your home that extra “wow” factor! Best of all, you have unlimited paint options and can choose to paint just about any surface. Since every home is unique, your accent wall should be just as special. Before picking up the paintbrush, here is what to do and what not to do.


The Best Paint Colors for Your Kitchen Cabinets

July 13, 2022

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closeup of white kitchen cabinets

If you hate your new wall color, you can always repaint it with something else. However, it’s not as easy to repaint your kitchen cabinets once they’re done. Most homeowners know how much work it takes, which is why it’s incredibly important to choose a paint color you know you’ll like. Before picking up a paintbrush and transforming your kitchen cabinets, you should figure out which classic color will work best for your home. In this blog post, we’ll go over a few timeless shades that’ll make your kitchen shine bright.  


5 Home Design Trends That Shouldn’t Come Back

June 8, 2022

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closeup of popcorn ceiling

Are you the type of person that loves a vintage aesthetic? Sometimes repurposing ideas from the past can look stunning, even in modern times. If well-executed, an old design element can give your home a classic and timeless look. However, there are choices from years ago that are simply just outdated. They can make your home look old, dingy, and stuck in the past. Read on to learn which five home design trends we hope to never make a comeback.


Redesigning Your Home Office? Check Out These Tips!

May 11, 2022

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home office with black accent wall

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things, including how we work. Today, almost 60 percent of the workforce has shifted to working from home. If you’re a part of that statistic, you may be looking for ways to redesign your home office. Now that you’ll be using it more often, you want it to be a place that looks nice and promotes productivity. With that in mind, here are five tips to help you create a better working space.


4 Must-Haves for Painting with Black

April 12, 2022

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living room that demonstrates successfully painting with black

Are you thinking about being bold in designing a room? Do you want it to have that wow factor? Have you considered painting the walls black? As crazy as it may seem, this can be a smart, elegant choice—depending on the room. If you aren’t careful, however, you could create an ominous, claustrophobic space. Keep reading to learn what things you must have for successfully painting with black!


Think Outside the Box: Painting the Trim a Color Other Than White

March 11, 2022

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door and baseboard after painting the trim a color other than white

You are a unique, open-minded person. You aren’t afraid to try something new or different, as long as it works well. You aren’t afraid to show your personality in clever, stylish ways. When it comes to your home’s interior paint, you don’t follow every passing trend—you want to go your own way, and that’s okay!

Would you like to do something unexpected but successful in your house? You could paint the crown molding, baseboards , and window trim a color other than white.


How to Clean Dirty Walls the Right Way

February 11, 2022

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hand holding a towel to dry after the dirty walls were cleaned

You just had the interior of your house painted. After you gave your final approval and the painters left, you have loved admiring your walls. You hope they are this amazing for a good, long while! Keeping your beautiful rooms looking their best is actually quite simple—just clean them by dusting and washing the dirty walls on a regular basis.

But if you aren’t careful, you could damage your newly painted walls. Here are some tidbits of information you need to get the job done right.


New Year, New Home: Exterior Paint Color Trends for 2022

January 12, 2022

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man exterior painting

Out with the old, in with the new! Are you ready to give the outside of your home a makeover for the new year? One of the easiest ways to revamp your property is with – you guessed it – a fresh coat of paint! And if you’re looking to try something trendy, we’ve got plenty of ideas lined up for you. Whether you want a quick touch-up or a total renovation, here are some exterior paint color trends you’ll see everywhere in 2022.


Do You Have a Small Room? Here’s How to Make It Look Bigger

December 10, 2021

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small living room

Do you have a few rooms in your home that are a bit on the smaller side? Maybe it’s the guest bedroom, kitchen, or even the living room. Although you might think these areas will forever feel cramped, stuffy, or cluttered, that’s not the case at all. There are many tips and tricks you can use to make the most out of these intimate spaces in your home! Read along to learn how you can easily expand the look of small rooms.

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