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Nursery Design Trends for Boys

Nursery Design for BoysIt seems like when you read nursery articles these days, it’s all about girl’s rooms, what colors to paint the walls, what designs to use, etc.  If you’re having a boy and you want help with colors and designs, THIS is the article to read, not all those other ones because this is all about nursery design trends for boys, and I have included everything from the top color trends, to designs, and everything in between.  You can use the following ideas below for some inspiration in order to help you create an amazing, stylish, and calming place for your baby to play, eat and of course sleep.  Enjoy! Read More

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Common Mistakes When Painting Your House

Common House Painting MistakesIt’s no big secret that when it comes to revamping your home, sprucing it up, or just trying to make it look more attractive – paint is the best option available.  Paint not only is a great way to update a home in general (exterior or interior), but it can also be repainted to create a cleaner room, it can be changed as often as you like to go with the current trends or your current likes or dislikes, and paint is a superb way to attract buyers to your home if you have it on the market.  But, with paint being so beneficial, you’d be surprised as to how many people out there actually end up making the biggest mistakes when it comes to the paint itself, as well as the paint job.  If you are going to paint your home, inside or out, and you need some help along the way; i.e. it’s been awhile since you painted, or this is something you are really quite new at, here are a few things you might want to know about before dipping your paintbrush into that pan of paint! Read More

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Best Colors for a Home Office

Colors for a Home OfficeIf you have a home office, chances are you use it quite a lot.  Because of this, it’s important to create a space that is inspiring and energizing, but also something that suites your personality.  Unlike your cubicle or office at work, this is a part of your home, so really you can paint it however you want.  If you are starting with a blank canvas though, such as white walls, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed at what colors to choose for your specific room.  Thankfully, if you keep reading below, you will see a few ideas that we have come up with to help you along the way or possible even get your creative juices flowing to come up with some of your own ideas.  All of these colors are not only ideas for you, but they are also options for color-psychology i.e; colors that make you feel certain things, which may be an important asset if you work from home! Read More

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Paint for The Bathroom

Mildew Resistant PaintMold resistant paint is a good idea for areas or rooms where mold is more susceptible.  These rooms include, but are not limited to bathrooms, garages and basements.  These rooms all have one thing in common; they tend to be moisture ridden rooms in your home.  Moisture and even a little bit of heat can cause an outbreak of mold, which is a problem considering mold can cause all sorts of health issues and damage to your home.  If you have a space in your house that you want to paint, but you think that mold is already present or that the room could be mold-friendly, it’s a good idea to use a mold resistant paint.  These are specifically meant to keep mold at bay.  These paints are available in any home improvement.  Here are a few things you need to know about mold resistant paint. Read More

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What Are Cold Colors?

Professional Interior Painting

Professional Interior Painting

Painting a room might seem as easy as picking a favorite color of yours or picking the best paint for the room.  But, did you know that the color you choose will impact the room in a variety of ways and will also make people react and feel differently?  It’s true and it’s called color psychology.  The color of paint can affect the warmth or even the mood of people who enter a room.  Because of these issues, paint is no longer “just” paint it’s something so much more; it’s an experience in itself.  If you want to find some of the best cool colors and you want to know what emotions these cool colors can evoke, simply look below to find out more.
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Painting a Girls Room

Girls Room Painting

Girl’s room can be painted in colors other than pink

Most people think that the idea of blue for boys and pink for girls is strongly based in tradition. In fact, as late as the 1920s, the reverse was true! Today, these rules are quickly giving way to much more creative approaches when it comes to room design for children of all ages. Even so, a pink nursery for a baby girl or a bright pink room for your tween can be blended with other interior painting design elements to create a modern and unique look. Read More

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Painting a Nursery

Girl's Nursery Painting

Colorful girl’s nursery room

Every family is filled with anticipation and excitement at the thought of welcoming home a new baby. You’ve probably spent a lot of time in the past few months preparing for the arrival of your child, and it can be an overwhelming as well as exciting experience! Part of the preparation work certainly involves creating a beautiful and inviting nursery for your baby, where he can eat, sleep, and grow safely and happily. Toward this goal, there are many considerations to keep in mind. Style, safety, and functionality are all important elements of a nursery as you and your child will spend much of your time within the nursery. Whether you consult with a Winnipeg interior painting contractor or strike out on your own, with some careful planning, you can create a beautiful nursery for your new baby! Read More

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Painting Your Kitchen Yellow

Yellow is the Best Kitchen Color

Yellow is the Best Kitchen Color

There are many shades of yellow that are used for painting today’s kitchen. It is very important however, to select the right shade of yellow for your kitchen painting project. One of the challenges to using lighter shades of yellow is that it does not provide a good cover particularly when trying to paint over a more intense color or darker hue. But many Winnipeg homeowners are turning their kitchens yellow and for good reason. Read More

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Trends in Interior Accent Colors

No matter what the basic color scheme of a room, there is always a place for accent colors.

No matter what the basic color scheme of a room, there is always a place for accent colors.

Interior painting is one of the most important elements of the décor of a room. The walls are very important to the overall scheme and can provide the perfect backdrop for other decorative elements. No matter what the basic color scheme of a room is, there is always a place for accent colors. In a room which is painted primarily gray, white or beige, vibrant accent colors can be used to provide the perfect touch. Adding an accent color to a room’s design is similar to adding jewelry to finish off an outfit. Accent colors can also be added a lot of different ways whether it is through accessories, fabrics, fixtures or painting just one wall the accent color. Adding an accent color can be the perfect way to add personality to a room and it is not a real difficult interior painting project, not nearly as involved as painting the room itself. Over the last few years Winnipeg homeowners have begun to use some colors that used to be considered taboo. Here are some of the current trends in interior accent colors. Read More

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What is High Gloss paint?

 

The Glow of High Gloss Paint

The Glow of High Gloss Paint

Interior painting in Winnipeg is not a new thing and has been used in many different forms for years. But over the last few years different materials and mass production have made it possible for homeowners and interior designers to have far more choices. With more modern choices high gloss paint is not used as much as it used to be for interior painting but there are many applications in which high gloss paint is the perfect solution and no other type of paint will do.  Today, Winnipeg home owners have many choices when in comes to paint for both the interior and exterior of the home. Read More