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Painting Tips

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Painting With Bold Color

Dering Hall | Posted 06.04.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Experimenting with a bright paint color is a great way to bring a sense of drama and glamour to a room, but choosing the right color can be a tricky process. A color that looks muted on a sample can be too intense when applied to all four walls.

6 Easy Painting Tips That Will Save You Time And Money

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

It's no secret that painting a room in your house is no easy feat. Once you've picked out the right color, it starts to feel like the fun part is ove...

The One Mistake People Make When Buying Paint

Posted 10.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's a common pitfall that happens after you finally agree upon a color.

LOOK: Homeowner Creates An Amazing Statement Wall

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.09.2013 | HuffPost Home

We can't imagine how much planning went into this DIY.

14 Painting Mistakes You're Probably Making

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 06.30.2013 | HuffPost Home

We've got the solutions to get the job done right.

PHOTOS: The Quickest Way To Get Some Major Curb Appeal

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's a little tip that can pack a lot of punch.

PHOTOS: 13 Coolest Uses For Chalkboard Paint

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

We call the stuff "a makeover in a can."

14 Cheap & Cheerful Paint Transformations

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

A little bit of color goes a long way.

Read This Before Picking Up A Paintbrush

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Tips that'll take the stress out of this often intimidating task.

Strangest Way To Remove Paint

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.15.2013 | HuffPost Home

We’d never think of this.

A Quick Fix For Dirty Paint Brushes

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

We don't have to tell you that the quickest way to give your home a whole different look is through paint. The only down side is how quickly the paint...

Seven Tips for Healthy Painting

Margie Kelly | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Margie Kelly

Bottom line: VOCs should be kept to a minimum so no one gets hurt. Consider these other tips to make your painting experience healthy for everyone in your home.

An Oil Painter's Process

Tad Spurgeon | Posted 07.21.2012 | Arts
Tad Spurgeon

As an oil painter, I had always been interested in the craft of the materials. But after fifteen years of painting, it began to seem like I was workin...

Got The Wrong Paint Color? Here's What To Do...

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

It's a common problem: You've picked out a paint color based on a swatch, but whether it's the lighting in the room or that some paints can dry a shad...

The Right Way To Store Paint

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

The key to storing paint for future use is to keep air out of the can. Use these strategies: Clean the lid. Getting paint off the lip of the can crea...

Stanley Whitney at Team Gallery

Liz Markus | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts
Liz Markus

I've always loved Stanley and his work, so I was excited to visit the artist in his Manhattan studio before his new show opened where we caught up and viewed some of the new paintings that are currently featured in his second solo.

Create This Charming Chevron Look

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Kattalia | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Let’s get straight to the point. When it comes to using bold patterns that pack a playful punch, there’s nothing we love more than chevrons. The b...