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How do I do Bold Right in a Bathroom?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • DEC 30, 2019

Hi Trina,

Going bold in a bathroom is achievable for anybody. Even though these rooms are often small, you can still create a fun vibe with your color choice. Before committing to a wallpaper, I would make sure you are 100% on board with the color of the tile. It appears to me that it was painted that color, so you could do the same and paint over...

Hi Martha,

White and warm neutral cabinets I would say are very timeless and classic. So the two colors you are deciding between should both be great options for you. To help you decide think about how you would like your kitchen to feel. Do you want it to feel bright, light, and airy? Then ch...

Hi Lois,

There are many determining factors that can play into choosing different colored furnishings. Current colors in the room, style, location in room can all factor into whether the color should be different or the same.

For an easier choice and a look that will give you a matching sty...

Hi Sharonli,

For a modern and neutral space like you have, white paint is actually a good option for your space. It keeps it fresh and clean and is currently a very...

Hi Kathleen,

Painting cabinets is such a great way to change the look of a space without spending too much, however choosing the right paint is the tricky part. Usi...

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What Paint Works with My Backsplash?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • OCT 10, 2019

Hi Carrie,

Choosing a paint color tends to be more difficult than you think so a trick to create a cohesive space is choosing a feature in the room and picking colors from it. In ...

Hi Edward,

I love contrast when it comes to cabinets and walls, however in your space the white might be too high contrast for the space, so I would suggest to pull...

Hi Jane,

Adding in a pop of color is always a great way to bring in some interest to the room. Depending on how much light you get into the space will determine wha...

Hi Margo,

Black and white are a classic combo so going for a cream to soften the contrast will still look timeless. Because there is just one sidelight I would suggest to go black to tie in with the door. Otherwise, it might look a little off-balance if it were cream. If the storm door is a si...

Hi Nancy,

With an open concept choosing a paint color that brings the spaces together is key. I would suggest keeping the same paint color throughout your open entr...

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