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Impressionistic Palettes for Your Home

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Spring is the perfect time to reevaluate your home’s color giving it the makeover it deserves. As you browse this year’s color palettes to make your decision, you may discover that a radiating impressionistic style is all the rage.

Here are 7 color palettes to consider from highly esteemed companies that know their hues.

Best Paint Colors for Windowless Rooms

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A landlocked room? It happens. Basements, powder rooms, offices, guest rooms – they are often windowless, and can suffer for it. But paint (and a few other tricks like light, furniture and accessories – think mirrors) can invigorate an entire space so that it looks bigger, more open, and is free of that claustrophobic feeling. Color is your biggest ally in opening up a windowless room.

Color from Head to Toe: 10 Ways to Paint Ceilings and Floors


It pays to take a childlike approach to interior decorating from time to time – and by that we mean, take a moment to throw your head back and peer up, or aim your head down to take a closer look at what’s beneath your feet. Instead of focusing only on the walls surrounding you, consider options for painting your ceilings and floors. You can transform the rooms you’re living in with some daring and a few coats of paint.

The Non-Nursery Trend: Making Baby's Room a Place for Mom Too


Nurseries are meant for babies, but who’s going to be spending just as much time in there as them? Mama! Baby isn’t going to have that big of an opinion on his or her surroundings until at least toddlerhood, which is why you should keep yourself and your needs in mind too as you design a nursery. It’s not called nesting for nothing! Here are some ideas to help you feather the space.

7 Ways to Fill Up Your Walls


Figuring out how to make the most of your home’s bare walls can be a tricky task. You have to provide visual interest and create balance while incorporating the perfect colors and themes.

Design Trend: Bright Neon


Neon is upbeat, exhilarating and festive, but using it to decorate your home can be a tricky task. The wrong implementation can create chaos, potentially look tacky and you are sure to be bored with it by the end of the season. Alternatively, the right neon can help establish a classic and long-lasting look that is far more than just a fad.

5 Tips to Make Your Interior Pop

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If you have been avoiding adding color to your home’s current décor, maybe it’s time to ask yourself, “Why?” Many times fears reside in the back of our minds. I fear color won’t complement my current décor. I fear I will choose the wrong color combinations. I fear I will not love my chosen colors in the future. All these fears leave us sticking to a neutral palette, and although neutrals can be very beautiful and sophisticated, most of us would love to add a little “spice” to our life.

Get Ahead of the 2014 Color Trends

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If you’re the kind of person who changes the color of their walls to match the season, to ring in the New Year, to satisfy your whims, or just to have the most up-to-the-minuteroom décor in your neighborhood, you’ll be delighted to know that Benjamin Moore has already announced the color trends for 2014.

4 Patterned Flooring Ideas That Wow

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Sometimes flooring takes a backseat to the other decorating ideas you're investigating when updating your home, but the right flooring can make all the difference in your space. Selecting a creative floor for your home can turn your room from drab to fab! Here are some of our favorite patterned flooring ideas that will make a room stand out from the rest.

Design Trend of 2013: Stripes

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Whether you're wearing them, painting them or decorating with them, 2013 is the year for stripes. Not only are stripes energetic and fun, but they are also easy to incorporate in your decor. Throw stripes into your home today for an extra pop of color and texture. 

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