more about: paint

Links We Love: Just Crazy Enough to Work

This week we’re doing a hat-tip to ideas that make us shake our heads in disbelief. Impossible? Perhaps at first glance. Yet these surprising hacks demonstrate the power of ingenuity. Upcycling ideas that will blow your mind. (Like a votive made out of an orange peel—what?!) 10 happiness-inducing paint colors. Hint: It’s all about the pastels. 9 unusual cleaning tricks […]

How to Choose Paint for Furniture

  It seems like every home makeover includes at least one piece of painted furniture. (Want proof? See this great dining chair before and after from our April issue.) So I experimented to see what kind of paint gives the best results—and then filmed it so we could all learn together. Watch the video below!

New Paint Colors Inspired by the West

      Golden Gate Bridge: 1. Charlotte’s Locks 2. Parma Grey 3. Great White 4. Yukutori SF Girl by Bay (and Girl We Adore) Victoria Smith recently curated a collection of Farrow & Ball’s paint colors and wallpapers into a San Francisco-inspired palette. The three colors and one wallpaper above are part of her nod to the Golden Gate Bridge (I’ll […]

Links We Love: Color Story

Forget 50 shades of wintry gray. Now that spring is springing, it’s time for a color infusion. Here are a veritable painter’s palette of options for adding bold touches to your nest. This trick will magically change the shade of your hydrangeas. An affordable wallpaper alternative takes the form of an easy DIY paint project.