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Professional Painting Techniques – Respect and Knowledge

In every trade there are many techniques, known exclusively by the professionals, that aid in completing the job in a smooth and timely fashion to maximize profits. Many these techniques are learned through years of experience and doing things over and over. One of the most common projects taken on by folks is painting, which [...]
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How to Cover Old Painted Concrete Walls

If you decide to improve the look of your concrete walls, the best way to do it is to remove the old paint, and then to apply a new fresh coat of paint. You don’t need to be a handy man to do this job, anyone can do it. The final result is going to [...]
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Tips on Decorating with Kids Room Stickers

Once your child gets to a certain age the desire to have the perfect bedroom of their dreams kicks in.  Not only is this a wonderful opportunity to encourage your child’s individual personality, it is also a great time to find out more about what your child really enjoys and where their passions lie. Kids [...]
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How to Decorate a Gothic Bedroom

Gothic architecture originally appeared in the late medieval era and was a reaction against classical style. Nowadays, the meaning of “gothic” ranges from music and fashion sense to interior design. Many people decorate their homes in a gothic style, with bedrooms being a popular choice for the mysterious, medieval design. The beauty of a gothic [...]
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Shade and Hue – Choosing a Color Scheme

Picking a color scheme for a room can be the easiest thing in the world. All you have to do is go to your local DIY emporium. Whatever room you’re decorating – bedroom, kitchen, bathroom – there’ll be a number of displays with perfectly co-ordinated wall colors, paints, fabrics, wallpapers, tasteful accessories and what’s more [...]
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Are You Influenced by Paint Color Names?

You know those color cards in the paint aisle of home improvement stores? Many people are familiar with the colors on those cards and find the color names intriguing… as they’re marketed to be. Even if a color stands out to someone they’re forgetting that the name also has a significant part in their selection. [...]
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Shipping Murals and Accent Tiles

Murals and accent tiles are a great way to make a room look visually stunning. These items are somewhat of a departure from the norm of simple painted walls or wallpaper. They give a room a designer look that shows real aesthetic ingenuity. A good way to find these great wall covering items is to [...]
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Pimp Your Baby’s Crib

The nesting instinct might be less physical than morning sickness, but definitely deserved its spot on the seemingly endless list of pregnancy signs and symptoms. If you are expecting, and hoping to direct your nesting feelings towards creating a lovely little…. “nest” for your baby, one of the best ways of doing so is making [...]
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Tuscan Faux Painting Technique

You can easily transform any room with Tuscan faux paint finishes. This look brings to mind warm Mediterranean villas with elegant, time-worn walls, and now you can bring this elegance to your own home. Materials for Faux Painting Tuscan faux painting modifies not only the color, but also the texture of the walls, so you [...]
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Choosing Exterior Paint Colors For Your Home

One of the biggest tasks of painting the exterior of your home is to choose paint colors that will stand the test of time.