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Interior Design Trends for 2013

Black and White Interior paint

Black and White Interior Paint

The year of 2013 is exciting in the world of interior design. The economy is making a little bit of a rebound and many homeowners are more willing to take on home remodeling and house painting projects. This year has opened up a whole new stylish flavor.  As we see over time the way we express ourselves in decorating changes. New colors and styles are making their way to the front. Here are a few of the popular trends in interior design.

Colors that are In

Some of the colors you will see used in house painting are going to look familiar. In 2012, we used a lot of bright oranges, tangerines and bright yellows. This year will capitalize on these already stylish colors, but they will be muted. It is very likely to see a lot of ambers and mellow yellows. Light and bright blues will be in this year. We may see a lot of periwinkle as well as some bright blues because they also offer a calming effect. Navy will be used when a sophisticated air is desired. And neutrals will still be used quite a lot but look for colors like smokey gray or light tan to be used a lot more. Red is still in this year and it is likely it will be seen in many home’s décor. Continue reading

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Bathroom Painting Tips

Bathroom Painting

Bathroom Painting

Perhaps the most difficult room in the house to choose paint for is the bathroom. This area of the house has its own unique challenges. One reason it is challenging is that the room is generally one of the smallest rooms which can eliminate some choices for interior painting. Larger bathrooms, it may not matter as much; but the paint color is definitely influenced by the size of the bathroom. Another consideration that must be made when painting or doing any bathroom remodeling at all, is that you want a color scheme that works well, but the paint must also provide adequate protection against the high moisture that will occur. Here are a few bathroom painting tips to help you work through the process. Continue reading

Top Interior Paint Colors

Interior Paint in Blue

Interior Paint in Blue

Paint color is one of the most important considerations a homeowner may face when doing any type of home remodeling project. A room’s color is one of the most significant elements of interior design. The color used for interior painting can help create a particular mood for an area, add warmth to the room or help create the illusion of a larger or smaller space. There are some interior painting colors that seem to be regular favorites for homeowner’s home remodeling projects.

Standard White

White is so versatile that it can be used in virtually any situation. It has the effect of making a room seem lighter and can be used in almost any interior design scheme. It is complimentary of almost every decorating style and can also help rooms seem larger. Not only can it add light and freshness to a room but it is a favorite paint color for hotter climates or summer months as it can help the occupants feel cooler. Although white is a standard favorite, the disadvantage is that it can make a room feel too sterile or uninviting. However, it is a versatile color and this can be remedied by adding a small hint of color to it before painting. A small amount of red, blue, green or yellow can soften its starkness and provide just enough color to improve the interior design of the room. Continue reading