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Kitchen with kitchen table

What’s the best paint for a kitchen table? What you need to know

Read this guide before you paint your kitchen table. We'll give you useful tips.
Kitchen with washable paint

5 washable paint brands perfect for keeping kitchen walls clean and beautiful

Modern living room with gray walls and yellow furniture

What colors go with gray? How to make a neutral hue pop in your home

Person choosing paint colors from color pallet

Satin vs. eggshell paint: How to choose the right finish for every room

Used paintbrush on wood floor

Preparing wood before painting: The basics

Warm beige living room wall paint color

The best beige colors for your home (and, no, they’re not boring)

two tone grey and white modern wall design

Are two-tone walls stylish again?

Two people painting an interior wall

Sanding, primer, or both? This is how to prepare a wall for painting

Water stain on the ceiling

How to get rid of that hideous water stain on the ceiling and beautify your home

Woman painting kitchen cabinets

Fun things you need to know about painting your kitchen cabinets

Modern Scandinavian living room style

The 3 living room paint colors all the trendiest experts are using

Couple packing moving boxes together

Moving out? Get your security deposit back quickly with these simple tips

Orange and wood kitchen cabinets in brightly colored kitchen

Upgrade your home with these captivating kitchen cabinet colors for a timeless look

There's a lot to consider when picking a cabinet finish. These timeless cabinet colors will look great in any home.
Woman painting under a windowsill

Textured walls are back: Here’s how to texture a wall in your home

Wall texture can add depth and dimension to a room. Here's how to make it a part of your next remodel in no time.
Painting with classic neutral colors

6 times you should absolutely choose an eggshell paint finish

Not sure what paint finish is right for your project? These are all the times you should use that eggshell paint.
Deep blue house with two floors

Find the best exterior house color for your home’s architectural style

Whether you have a cottage, Victorian, or ranch, these are the best exterior paint colors for your home.
Two wooden chairs next to each other: one is painted red and one is natural wood

Follow these tips and tricks to learn how to remove old paint from wood furniture safely and efficiently

Reviving wood furniture is DIY-friendly. Follow these steps to give an old piece a fresh coat and a new life in no time.
Cedar siding

Can you paint cedar siding? What you need to know

Cedar siding is beautiful on its own, but if you choose to give it a little spruce with some paint, read this first.
Painted bathroom with tub

Satin vs. sheen: What is the best bathroom paint finish?

Satin and sheen paints look different — which one is the best paint sheen for your bathroom?
white painted wood paneling on wall

How to paint over ’70s faux-wood paneling

How to paint over ’70s faux-wood paneling

Do you have ugly wood paneling in your home? Try painting it instead of tearing it out.
A white-covered bed sits against a white wall with exposed brick in the background.

8 refreshing bedroom paint ideas we love (and we think you will too)

8 refreshing bedroom paint ideas we love (and we think you will too)

If your bedroom needs a refresh, give some of these bedroom painting ideas a shot for your next weekend project.
Paintbrush and paint can

Mold is a huge problem when painting basement walls – Here’s how to avoid it

Mold is a huge problem when painting basement walls – Here’s how to avoid it

Painting your basement walls can be trickier than other interior spaces. Here's how to do it right to prevent mold and mildew from ruining your design.
Finished basement seating area with white walls and carpet

6 popular paint colors for basements that will brighten your home’s dungeon

6 popular paint colors for basements that will brighten your home’s dungeon

These popular paint color ideas for basements can help transform your dark, dingy basement into a room friends and family will love.
two-tone bedroom wall paint

Two-tone bedroom wall paint combos that will wow anyone

Two-tone bedroom wall paint combos that will wow anyone

If you want to paint a bedroom two colors, use these inventive two-tone wall paint combos and design ideas that can elevate and transform any bedroom.
Young woman on stairs in a loft caring for potted plants.

25 stellar staircase ideas to freshen up the look of your home

25 stellar staircase ideas to freshen up the look of your home

Changing up your staircase can be one way to upgrade the look of your home. We’ve got 25 ideas ranging from subtle to dramatic to help you figure it out.
the best white acrylic paint

Can you paint in high humidity? What you need to know

Can you paint in high humidity? What you need to know

Humidity can wreck your paint job, but it doesn't make the task impossible. Make sure you know these things before painting in humid weather.
woman painting

Do you need primer every time you paint? Well… it’s complicated

Do you need primer every time you paint? Well… it’s complicated

We break down when priming is needed for painting and when you can skip it.
Cream paint being poured into a paint tray

A perfect neutral: These are the best cream paint colors

A perfect neutral: These are the best cream paint colors

If you’ve been searching for the perfect hue that is classic, warm, and inviting, check out these cream paint colors that will elevate your design.
the best white acrylic paint

Do you need to wash walls before painting? The honest truth

Do you need to wash walls before painting? The honest truth

Washing your walls before you paint is a cumbersome task — is it necessary? Here's what you need to know.
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Know the different types of paint: The ultimate guide for painting your walls

Know the different types of paint: The ultimate guide for painting your walls

Don't use the wrong type of paint for your next project. This is what you need to know.
Finished basement with pool table and light colored walls

These fantastic basement paint colors will brighten up your space in no time

These fantastic basement paint colors will brighten up your space in no time

Basements don't have to be dingy and dull. Our favorite paint colors work for finished basements no matter what you're planning to do with the space.
Yellow painter tape with red paint brush

These tips will help you tape a room for painting the right way

These tips will help you tape a room for painting the right way

There's a right and wrong way to tape a room - here's the right way

How to paint the exterior of your house so it looks like you hired a pro

How to paint the exterior of your house so it looks like you hired a pro

Follow these tips to paint the exterior of your home.

How to paint a ceiling without also painting yourself

How to paint a ceiling without also painting yourself

Painting a ceiling can be a messy job. Here's how to do it right.
man and woman painting a room

Remedy your painting mistakes with these 4 quick and easy fixes

Remedy your painting mistakes with these 4 quick and easy fixes

Does your paint job look like an amateur did it? Fix these common painting mistakes in a few simple steps.
Can of black paint with a paintbrush

What is the best black paint for furniture? How to DIY a luxe, elegant look

What is the best black paint for furniture? How to DIY a luxe, elegant look

Black furniture makes a statement. This is the best black paint for your next DIY project.
exposed red brick wall in living room with large windows

The best wall paint colors to make your vibrant exposed red brick pop

The best wall paint colors to make your vibrant exposed red brick pop

Exposed red brick is a fantastic design feature. These wall colors go wonderfully with it.
Couple painting a wall

How to fix bubbling paint and prevent it from happening again

How to fix bubbling paint and prevent it from happening again

Painting is fun and artistic, but for the best results, keep bubbles at bay. Here's how to fix bubbling paint and prevent it from happening again.
how to paint bathroom cabinets vanity

This one change will transform your bathroom (for the cost of a can of paint)

This one change will transform your bathroom (for the cost of a can of paint)

Bathroom cabinet colors can totally transform your space. This is what you should know.
Wife and husband painting a wall

Painting 101: The best wall-painting techniques everyone should know

Painting 101: The best wall-painting techniques everyone should know

Here are great DIY wall-painting techniques, tips, and tricks that are sure to make the process more efficient, fun, and effective.
close-up of a laundry basket and washing machine

4 outstanding paint colors for your small laundry room upgrade

4 outstanding paint colors for your small laundry room upgrade

Make your small laundry room feel huge with these fresh, clean paint colors.
Father and daughter painting exterior of house

8 simple, creative ways to add curb appeal to a flat-front house

8 simple, creative ways to add curb appeal to a flat-front house

Does your flat-front house feel lifeless and boring? Give the exterior of your home some visual interest with these great ideas.
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Get rid of your ugly popcorn ceilings in 5 easy steps

Get rid of your ugly popcorn ceilings in 5 easy steps

Popcorn ceilings are one retro trend no one likes. Here's how to get rid of your popcorn ceilings.
Person looking at paint swatches.

Don’t make these 5 dumb mistakes when picking paint colors for your home

Don’t make these 5 dumb mistakes when picking paint colors for your home

Choose the best hue for your home — don't make these silly mistakes.
Brick doorways painted with pastels

This is how much it really costs to paint a whole house

This is how much it really costs to paint a whole house

Find out how much it'll cost you to paint the exterior of your home — and some handy ways to save.
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How to get paint out of clothes and save your wardrobe

How to get paint out of clothes and save your wardrobe

You wore old clothes and were as careful as possible, but still got paint all over. Here's how to get paint out of your clothes.
Woman painting chair yellow on deck outside.

These incredible furniture paint colors will totally refresh your home

These incredible furniture paint colors will totally refresh your home

Want to redo your home without a total renovation? These are the best furniture paint colors for a whole new look.
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3 clever painting hacks to make a small room look huge (no matter the color)

3 clever painting hacks to make a small room look huge (no matter the color)

We all know the advice to go light and bright when choosing paint colors for small rooms. But these clever hacks make a space feel huge regardless of the hue.
Gray-blue house exterior

Need a new color scheme for your house? Try these top-rated exterior hues

Need a new color scheme for your house? Try these top-rated exterior hues

We absolutely adore these color schemes for houses. Yours will be the best looking on the block.
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This is how much paint you will actually need for your next DIY project

This is how much paint you will actually need for your next DIY project

Planning a DIY project? This is how much paint you need to get.