Posts filed under: DIY & HOW-TO’S

As a lover and purveyor of interior design on a dime, I’ve wondered, “Should I paint my kitchen cabinets myself?”  I’m always looking for inspiration and how-to’s on just about any interior design or home improvement topic, and I have...
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Painting cabinets is a pretty tempting DIY project.  How do the pros do it?   I remember looking at my hideous pickled-oak cabinets and thinking, “I should just paint those!  I’ve got time, how hard can it be?”  I used...
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Why hire a professional painting contractor? After all, painting doesn’t look that hard . . .  right??   There are plenty of blogs out there designed for the DIY market that make interior painting look pretty easy.  (Most homeowners won’t...
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If you want a fresh, white kitchen, selecting the right white kitchen paint color for your cabinets can be massively frustrating! So much so, in fact, that many of our clients opt for our complimentary color consulting services, to take...
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If you’re ready to start updating your Tuscan brown home, where do you begin?  What will have the most impact immediately?   Do you start with painting the walls?  (Not a bad plan!)  New rugs?  Furniture??  Moving out of the...
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We’re back for Part 2 of the gripping story that had you all on the edge of your seats at the end of Part 1: “I tried stripping this *f#&$@%!!^ paper, I’ve realized that removing wallpaper is no joyride but...
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So I walk into one of my jobs the other day and what do I see but one of my painters making a massive rookie mistake:  trying to remove wallpaper that didn’t want to be removed.  Ugh!  There goes an extra...
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