Monthly Archives: February 2013

Pick Your Colors Wisely

Don’t pick yellow – if you hate yellow.  This house we completed the customer loved our work but said “its just that I hate yellow!”  She picked a color called canary island by Dunn Edwards. Your best bet, if you … Continue reading

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Will I need two coats of Paint? ALWAYS

There are advertisements for paint all the time that talk about covering in one coat!  What a laugh!  To get a great paint job two light coats will usually do the trick.  Unless… you get pure white and try covering … Continue reading

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Another Cabinet Job White Washed To Beautiful

You should really try to Update your cabinets –  People are getting rid of the OAK Look and going with something else. These cabinets were white washed OAK – so 1990’s – wow – in just 2 days we took … Continue reading

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Colors, Colors, Colors

How do you pick the right color scheme?  When you finally decide its time for a paint job you want to make sure you get your money’s worth and when someone sees the exterior of your home, they say “wow, … Continue reading

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Wallpaper Is Cool

In the early days of my decorating career, I was wallpapering on almost every job.  People loved it.  Sometimes just one wall.  Sometimes every wall in the house.  Sometimes even ceilings.  For the last 10- 15 years wallpaper has been … Continue reading

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Cabinets are Us!

What does it take to refinish cabinets?  When a person thinks about refinishing they have images of sanding and stripping the old finish off and starting over with bare wood. Ha.  Done that!  Too much work and really more expensive … Continue reading

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Painting is not just painting

What The? So what happens when you get a small hole in the drywall?  Do you just slap some paint over it and all is well?   Not so fast.  In this picture here paint isn’t gonna help much is it?   … Continue reading

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