Barn red is a color most people recognize. But why red? Why is red traditionally used for painting barns? First you want to ask yourself, why paint a barn in the first place? It’s just a house for animals. Why go through the trouble? A lot of people think you paint a barn or house to … Read More
Color trends are all around us. They affect the clothes we wear, the furniture we buy, and the way we decorate our homes. Some colors may be popular year after year, but they eventually move on. You’ve probably seen a bathroom with
The way we perceive colors is weird. We have three cones in our eyes which perceive red, blue, and green colors. The cones work better in bright light. We also have rods, which can’t detect color, but
Painting is one of the most popular home improvement activities. These painting tips provide ways to make your painting projects more successful. Homeowners know that painting a room is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to give any room a new look. What few people understand is that there’s a lot more involved … Read More
When people tell me they’re painting a room and they’re just going to use white, I know they haven’t done their homework. White is one of the most challenging colors to work with. That’s because there are literally hundreds of whites offered by each paint manufacturer.
Paint color trends might start with Pantone, the company that sets industry standards for color in printing, packaging and more. They picked honeysuckle as their 2011 color of the year, saying it “… emboldens us to face everyday troubles with verve and vigor. A dynamic reddish pink (check out Pantone’s color of the year), Honeysuckle … Read More