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Best Colors for a Hallway

residential hallwayA hallway is a hallway, correct? It separates one side of your house from another. It has all those doors that open up into all those rooms. And, well, you walk down it (or up it, depending on your perspective). Simple as that, right? Not even close! You’d be surprised how much a great hallway can do for your home. And that doesn’t mean just tacking up a bunch of pictures of family members you haven’t seen in years. Read More

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Monochromatic Bedroom Colors

bedroom-officeWhen you think of a monochromatic color scheme, you immediately think of just blue or only green. Technically, you are right. And wrong. There are plenty of tricks and rules that will allow you to have a bedroom that isn’t bland, boring, and blah.

The rule is a monochromatic color scheme consists of a single COLOR that is either left pure OR mixed with grey, black OR white ONLY. Read More

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Colors and Their Meanings

paint cans 2Color is a form of nonverbal communication. Color can influence our emotions, our actions and how we respond to various people, things and ideas.Color represents traditional, cultural, or religious ideas. Color can evoke feelings or physical reactions. For every color, there is both a positive and negative connotation. Color inspires us at a primitive level, and that inspiration can be translated to our interiors to be experienced daily.  When thinking of the best interior paint colors consider the meanings of those colors and then research the various shades of the colors you choose; if you need any help in choosing that perfect color simply contact a house painting contractor in Winnipeg and they will help you choose! Read More

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What is The Best Color for The Living Room?

pink LRSome colors may not seem to be very popular for living rooms, but they are actually in high demand. It is simply a matter of shade and tone. Living room paint colors definitely extend beyond plain white or pale cream. Let’s spice up your living room with underrated but actually extremely popular choices.

Real families wear pink! And use it in their living rooms too! Pink? Really, pink? No, we haven’t gone round the bend. Shades of pink actually have been very popular for the living room for the past few years. While you probably think of a bright, childish tone, there are plenty of shades that work extremely well for a living room. Pink living room paint color is most effective when used in a matte, flat, or even chalky finish. A high gloss pink will look “childish”. A sophisticated pink, Mountbatten pink is a grayish pink that works extremely well with taupe and browns. For a refined living room, flesh or dusky pink tones are adult variations of pale, baby pink.  Pink is a creative and vibrant living room paint color and can add zest to a room, so consider pink when doing interior painting in Winnipeg. Read More

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Interior Paint Trends for 2014

Trends in 2014The paint a homeowner uses can make the space the most inviting it can be. It can also be a focal point of the kitchen. It can be a conversation starter. It can create a specific mood. It can speak volumes about who the homeowner is as a person. It can make or break a design. It can make the cabinets and appliances pop. Whatever color choices the homeowner makes, they should be individual to the homeowner’s tastes. They should make him feel proud of his kitchen and make him want to spend time there. Read More

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Trends in Bedroom Design

Bedroom paint

Dark Blue Bedroom

During the cooler months many homeowners make their home remodeling plans and as soon as the weather begins to get warmer they want to get started. One of the popular projects in interior remodeling is redoing the bedroom. There are several trends that have begun to surface this year in bedroom interior remodeling. There are several bedroom styles, décor and themes that homeowners in Atlanta GA are using this year. Each homeowner has the chance to express themselves through the décor and this keeps home remodeling exciting and invigorating. Here are a few of the current bedroom trends.

Bedroom Colors

Interior designers in Atlanta, GA are becoming bolder in the types of colors they blend together to create a color scheme for today’s bedroom. One of the most popular trends in the minimalist décor is to use clean lines along with simple geometric patterns to develop a theme or style. But what is different in interior remodeling this year is that the predominate colors for this style are not black and white. Instead brighter colors like purple, light green, red, turquoise, orange or yellow are all being used as accents and some of these are even the dominate colors used in today’s modern bedroom design. These colors can make a very bold statement but when used with calming or soft colors like white or cream they tend to be more relaxing and establish a warmer, calmer atmosphere. Classic colors are also being used for furnishings to help bring about a balance in the minimalist style. Read More

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How to Make Your Home Look Younger

Small Room Painting

Natural colors on a home

The debate around injecting medical grade plastic into people to make them look younger is still continuing. Luckily, making your house appear years younger requires (generally) far less investment and does not require you to go through a period of being bandaged up. Updating your home’s exterior can be a great way to up its curb appeal and resale value, but it can also be meaningful for those not planning to sell. Re-beautifying your property makes you look at the familiar in a new light and reminds you of what you love about the place you call home. Read on for tips on how you can renew your Winnipeg home using exterior painting. 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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How Long Does Interior Painting Last?

Professional Interior Painting

Professional Interior Painting

There can be many factors which determine how long interior paint will last. As a general rule, a good quality job completed by a professional interior painting contractor in Winnipeg should be expected to last between 7 and 10 years. But there are several different factors which can affect the longevity of paints and cause them to lose their luster. Read More

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Top Bedroom Paint Colors

Bedroom paint

Dark Blue Bedroom

Choosing the right colors for interior painting in bedrooms can be a very difficult task. On one hand you want to create a relaxing atmosphere so that it is calming after a long day’s work. This helps foster a good night’s sleep. But at the same time the area is typically used in the morning when preparing to get ready for the day when you really need a burst of energy to get going. It is possible to choose the right balance of colors to set the mood in this very important room. There are several trending colors being used in residential painting projects this year that can help homeowners create the desired mood for this room. Read More