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All About Paint

Fresh ideas, painting tips, and DIY projects, from The Home Depot and around the web

Complementary colors can add interest to a decor. The mauve color in this hallway feels interesting, but at home, in this space because of the way it complements the light greens in the large painting. By picking a shade on the opposite end of the color wheel, the wall color feels at home with this painting.

Decorating with a Pastel or Neutral Color Scheme – The Home Depot

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We love the way the wainscoting that's just a shade darker than the wall color adds drama, without being too busy. Crisp white wainscoting is a beautiful accent to traditional homes, but we love the way this bright shade of turquoise feels youthful but sophisticated.

Decorating Ideas: Unexpected Ways to Add Color to your Home

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Decorating Ideas: Bold paint choices aren't restricted to walls, why not jazz up an old furniture piece that you may have fallen out of love with in a happy ocean blue? In this bedroom, yellow walls are accented with pops of aqua.

Decorating Ideas: Unexpected Ways to Add Color to your Home

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Painting Project: Stripes. "By painting over the tape edges with the alternating stripe color and letting the paint dry before moving on, we effectively sealed the tape so the other color wouldn’t bleed through—which gave us nearly perfect stripes every time."

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The color palette in this gorgeous kitchen makeover is so deliciously dramatic! The black cabinets are painted with Behr Ultra in black. All the white you see is Behr Swiss Coffee. Click through to see more of this glam kitchen on Redhead Can Decorate. || @Julie @ redheadcandecorate.com

Kitchen Makeover Part 3 - Redhead Can Decorate

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Choosing the right gray paint can be a little overwhelming because there are so many different variations. Melissa Michaels of The Inspired Room offers some practical advice on painting and decorating with this versatile color.

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Rustic Bench Gets Modern Moroccan-Inspired Makeover: The trick with this DIY project was the careful use of painter's tape. Click through for the tutorial.

Rustic Bench Gets Modern Moroccan-Inspired Makeover

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7 Ways to Transform Small Spaces in Your Home (or office!) with Paint: Check out how the staff at BuzzFeed repainted their meeting rooms in awesome bold colors to make the office burst with creative energy.

7 Ways To Transform Small Spaces In Your Home

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This is a great way to be confident you're choosing the right paint color for your room. SureSwatch is a removable, paintable clear film that accurately depicts your paint color and sheen as it will appear on your existing wall. It can even show you how a primer and multiple coats of paint will look, so you can compare.

  • Jill Mayer

    I used some of these when I was deciding on a shade of yellow for my kitchen. I happened to notice them when I was waiting for the person to make up the samples for me! I think they are a brilliant idea!

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    Thanks for the endorsement, @Jill Mayer.

  • Jean Pratt

    I've used this product... it's awesome!

You've finally picked the right wall color, but how do you know what paint sheen to get? Learn which one you should pick for your room with this simple explanation on the differences between semi-gloss, matte, eggshell and more.

These kitchen cabinets may look brand-new, but wait 'til you see what transformed them! Learn how to make your kitchen look as good as new with this simple refinishing project.

  • Carrie Roberson

    Nevermind me. I'm just bummed because I live in an apartment where I can't color the cabinets... They're so ugly!

  • Teesha Prieto

    love this is perfect

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An old drawer becomes a vintage-look jewelry organizer in this easy DIY. It just takes some paint and a few extra knobs. Your jewelry will thank you.

Make This DIY Jewelry Organizer From a Salvaged Drawer

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DIY Idea: Eileen of A Creative Day blog built and styled this awesome coral desk for her home office. Click through for the full tutorial and a few tips and tricks to build and customize your own desk. || @Eileen (acreativeday)

Coral Paint Creates a Vibrant Space for Creative Work

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