Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2013’

Choosing the right color can affect your mood

Orange Contemporary Dining Room

Its important to consider the mood you want to create within a room. These are few examples of wall colors and their effects:  Vibrant colors such as yellows, oranges and golds will bring excitement into a room. Red is a bold color known to be great in dining rooms, living rooms and bedrooms. Red is associated with passion, intimacy and …

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A little splash of color to your front door

Blue Traditional Exterior Door

Changing the color of your front door is an easy and inexpensive DIY project, which will transform the exterior of your home. The right door color will add curb appeal, welcome visitors and potential home buyers. Before choosing your paint color you might want to drive around your area for inspiration. An other way to get inspiration is to browse …

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Painting your basement stairs

Basement Stairs 030

Rebuilding your basement or simply sprucing up your staircase does not mean breaking the bank. You can update your staircase by using inexpensive materials. The riser (back of step) and trend (the step) can be build from presswood which is much lower price than hardwood. Once you have completed building your staircase, you can either paint it white or any …

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Laundry rooms do not have to be dull and boring

Laundry Room Grey

Here are some great looking and functional laundry room ideas: A laundry room does not need much space to be functional.  Yellow green walls with shaker cabinets and farmhouse sink Blue and green, sunny laundry room Functional laundry room with pretty wall paper Loving the turquoise walls!

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Does your basement feel dark and dingy

Contemporary Basement

Basements do not have to be dark and dingy. Simple and inexpensive solutions can be applied. Freshening up your walls with light and warm colors such as yellows, oranges, golds, browns are some of the suggested palettes. Ceilings should also be considered, they should be painted in a lighter color than the walls. Lighting is also very important specially where there is …

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