color Tag

Who doesn't love a before-and-after project? And it's even more interesting when it involves stripping floral wallpaper and applying a bold color in its place! That was part of a project we did recently for a homeowner in Vienna, VA. The results speak for themselves,...

Hiring someone to perform work in (or on) your home is somewhat of an act of faith, especially if it's the first time you work with them. We understand that just as we know that some clients prefer to buy the paint themselves rather than...

If you have a blank wall, paint, and some design ingenuity along with lots of patience, creative skills, and some tools, what can you create?  The answer is a spectacular wall effect of painted wall stripes.  Rather than installing wallpaper, which can be an expensive...

If you have beautiful trim work you want to show off in your home, don't feel that you have to paint the walls a bold color to show off the trim. You have another option: a lighter color with less contrast. Yes, really! Bold Contrast: Typically, our...

Most professional paint jobs will have at least a little bit of leftover paint. When there's leftover paint at the end of one of our projects, we typically label the cans and leave them with the homeowner. That leftover paint can be used later for...

There's an awful lot of brick in Northern Virginia - both inside and outside the many colonials dotting our landscape. We sometimes get calls from clients asking if we think they can paint their own brick. We advise clients to think carefully before they tackle...

Are you thinking of repainting your master bedroom suite? Given that you spend roughly 1/3 of your day in your bedroom, carefully selecting those paint colors is a good idea. Here are some things to consider before you call a painter or pick up a paintbrush: Private...

It isn't often that the "before" pictures of a project are almost as beautiful as the "after" ones. That was the case, however, for an interior paint project we did this summer in Upperville, VA. The large home was nothing short of spectacular. We were...

Last week, we blogged about the effects of color in part one of our "Let's Talk Color" series. Today, we present part two: questions to discuss during a paint color consultation. We encourage you to consider these four questions and some of your own if...

Did you know that colors can affect mood or behavior? As Northern Virginia painting contractors, we've learned a lot about color over the years, and we're always happy to offer tips on wall colors as we're doing in today's blog post. On a side note,...

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