So you are fortunate enough to have hardwood floors… And you realize that choosing the right color to contrast with the floors will make not only the floors pop, but the walls too. So what color do you go with? Let’s find out… The definition of “Contrast”: Contrast simply means the difference between two colors. … More The importance of contrast / Pairing the right paint color to your hardwood floors
Preparing your home to put on the market requires a lot of attention to detail. Obviously clean floors, a sparkling kitchen, and new windows are all important visual components that a potential home buyer will notice, but even more importantly, the colors that line your walls have an even bigger impact than you might have … More Trying to sell a home? Fresh paint with the right colors makes a difference!
The most careful attention you will pay to your home is after the painters are done painting. You walk around and inspect every nook and cranny, and rightfully so! You want to make sure that the painters did an excellent job and didn’t leave any spots left that show the prior color. You just paid … More Noticing unsightly details after the painters are done? It might not be their fault!
My intention with this blog is to shed some light on something I’ve been thinking about for a while now. When browsing different areas of work, for example carpeting, tile, drywall, painting and any other service, we are constantly bombarded with the word “pro”.. Skimming through Craigslist to see what the competition is offering, or … More What seperates the pros from the rest?? Does the word “pro” get tossed around too often?
Keeping up to date on design trends isn’t as hard as you think it might be. In fact, I’m sure you have multiple home accents in your home that look truly amazing, and stand out from your home, but you’re just not aware of it, or aware of how to make the most of it. … More Color/design trends you should familiarize yourself with…
If you are living in an older home from the 60’s and 70’s, you may be well aware of some of the “design” trends of the past.. I’m talking about wood paneling specifically. Wood paneling does an excellent job of lining the walls of your home with a dated, unsightly coat of wood and is … More Unsightly Wood Paneling?? No Probelm (Interior Painting)
We all know that feeling we get in September, of Fall being just around the corner. We eagerly await cooler temperatures, pumpkins, and cozy sweaters. As the trees begin to shed their coat of leaves we can’t help but to fall in love with the colors of the season. For some people, pulling out the … More Trending this Fall… Your home
Dark interior walls have unfortunately commonly been mistaken for sullen and downtrodden in interior design for quite some time. To paint walls in your home dark or even black was a scarce thought that not many even considered. Additionally, a concern for many is that by painting certain walls in their home dark, or even … More Tips and advice on creating beautiful dark walls in your home
We often get asked if someone should either paint over wallpaper, or just remove it. The short, simple answer is that; it’s just fine, and even preferred to simply paint over wallpaper (in most cases). Odds are, that most people that are thinking about painting over their wallpaper, are doing so because they are looking … More Painting over wallpaper?? Interior painting questions answered..
A State of Paint has created a blog for the purposes of spreading information regarding home interior painting, as well as painting in general. Topics that will be discussed include, but are not limited to: Trending colors Modern, and popular paint designs Popular styles Cost/Are you paying too much? Color psychology Exterior/Interior and more! Visit … More Our 1st interior painting blog