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13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, and PM hung out with them and watched them work to gather these 13 tips.

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from Trulia's Blog

14 Popular Paint Colors For Small Rooms – Life at Home – Trulia Blog

Make any room look bigger with these 14 most popular paint colors. Bonus tip: Paint walls and trim the same color to create the illusion of high ceilings. In general, the lighter the color, the bigger and brighter the room will appear.

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from The Bold Abode

How to Prep a Room for Paint like a Pro!

Tip #4: SWIFFER DUST ALL OF YOUR WALLS. {from 7 Things You Need to Do Before You Ever Pick Up a Paintbrush! {or how to prep a room for paint like a pro}

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from A Cup Full of Sass

How to Paint Wall Stripes

DIY: How to Paint Wall Stripes. This was so easy and made a huge difference in this room. You won't believe the before and after pictures.

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Choosing the righ paint finish. White Paint Finish: Flat: Low traffic areas. Eggshell: Moderate traffic. Satin: Moderate to high traffic. Semi-Gloss: High traffic. High Gloss: High traffic. Via Blackband Design.

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Different tones of grey give this bedroom a unique and interesting look. Continue a colour theme throughout soft furnishings for a boutique-hotel feel

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from Simply Designing with Ashley

Tips to Quickly Paint a Room

Tips to quickly paint a room by Simply Designing

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I finally found it! LOVE this paint color! Sherwin Williams-Sherwin Williams "Pavillion Beige"

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from Refresh Restyle

How to Prep Walls before Painting

5 tips for a more professional look! How to repair a wall and paint it.

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