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house paint

Match your front door to your eclectically coral home decor

This beach house for sale in Laguna Beach has a coral-colored lesson for all of us… How lovely does it look when you match the color of your front door to the color scheme of your living room?

Our Lead Web Developer Kellbot’s colorful yuppie McMansion

When we were house hunting in 2011 I desperately wanted something with character. A 100+ year old building with cool architectural details, maybe some exposed brick or stone walls… I ended up with a new construction row home with wall to wall beige. We made it ours and we made it awesome.

The color scheme of this Virginia townhouse will have you grabbing a blue paint can

I just need us to all take a minute to appreciate this gorgeous home featured on our sister site Offbeat Bride. Why are we featuring such an awesome house on a site all about weddings? Because Amanda and Robbie decided to make their home base their wedding venue.

How do we get ’70s beauty salon-style glittery walls?

My husband and I have been wanting to have glitter-covered walls in our bedroom forever. We’re talking ’70s beauty salon kind of glittery. Now that the time has come to do the deed we’re not sure what the best way is to go about it.

How an ice storm inspired me to rainbow-ify the exterior of my home

I have been spending a lot of my time working on the inside of my house. [Editor’s note: Remember Sara’s living room, rainbow ceiling, and geeky kitchen light makeover?] But recently I started thinking about what I wanted the OUTSIDE of my home to look like. What do you think I would do if I couldn’t decide on a color? Use them all!

Choosing the right &*$#? paint color for your walls

Apparently, there’s such a thing as a “color of the year.” A bunch of people at Pantone get paid to travel the world, tour private fashion and decoration events, and BAM!, they barf up a color. They say it’s science, I think it’s bullshit. If you don’t want to become one of those Pantone cultist and actually live with your colors more than 12 months, here’s a handful of advice from a girl who learned how to pick the right color through trials and errors.

Use this app to match real-world colors with paint colors

With the ColorSnap app from Sherwin-Williams, you can use your smartphone (iPhone, Android, and Blackberry) to match real-world colors with paint colors.

Do or don’t: Bright front doors and painter’s remorse

I want to paint our front door a BIG bright color, but my partner’s got reservations. Some help from the community would really help us make a decision about this.