Curtain Color AdviceChoosing just the right color curtains can complete the overall color scheme of your room. This page contains curtain color advice.
Color Coordinating Towels and Rugs for Your BathThis page is about color coordinating towels and rugs for your bath. Selecting towels and rugs that coordinate with your bathroom color scheme help complete to look you desire.
Carpet Color to Coordinate With a Grey CouchFrequently you decide to change your carpet after you have already purchased a couch. Finding just the right coordinating color is fun and occasionally frustrating. This is a page about carpet color to coordinate with a grey couch.
Name Ideas for a Home Decor ShopThis is a page about name ideas for a home decor shop. Finding the right name for your decorating business is essential to your business identity. The name should impart your sense of style and how you would like patrons to remember your home decor business.
Paint Color Advice for a Kitchen With Oak CabinetsThe finish on your kitchen cabinets plays a role in the choice of wall paint colors. This is a page about paint color advice for a kitchen with oak cabinets.
Living Room Wall Paint Color AdviceChoosing the best wall paint color to coordinate with your living room furnishings can be difficult. This is a page about living room wall paint color advice.
Paint Color Advice for Kitchen With Maple...Cabinets often occupy a significant space in your kitchen. So choosing a paint color that coordinates with your cabinetry is important. This page contains paint color advice for kitchen with maple cabinets.
Curtain Color Advice to Complement Beige WallsBeige walls allow for a wide variety of curtain color choices that will complement it. This is a page about curtain color advice to complement beige walls.
Paint Color to Coordinate with Red FurnitureThis is a page about paint color to coordinate with red furniture. Choosing a paint color that coordinates with your red furnishings can be a challenge.
Choosing a Kitchen Sink ColorThis is a page about choosing a kitchen sink color. Choosing a sink color if you do not wish to use traditional white, will depend on the colors already chosen for your kitchen.
Removing Wrinkles from Curtains and DrapesIt is disappointing to open the packaging containing your new curtains to find them creased and wrinkled. Not all drapes can be washed and dried to remove the wrinkles. This is a page about removing wrinkles from curtains and drapes.
Discontinued Laura Ashley WallpaperThis is a page about discontinued Laura Ashley wallpaper. Trying to find wallpaper that is no longer in the stores can be a challenge. If you are a roll short or the wallpaper in your home has been damaged, sometimes it is necessary.
Painting Walls to Coordinate With...This is a page about painting walls to coordinate with burgundy carpet. Your carpet color plays an important role in choosing a wall paint color.
Removing Wrinkles from Area RugI just bought an area rug and there are some wrinkles in it where it was rolled up. How can I get them out?
Painting Walls to Coordinate With Brown...This is a page about painting walls to coordinate with brown carpet. Brown carpet may not lend itself to certain wall paint choices.
Ideas to Brighten a Home With Dark Slate FlooringI live in a split level loft style home and I have been trying to decorate it for 4 years, going on 5 with not much success. The entire home is over 90% slate flooring and the slate is dark, very dark.
Paint Color Advice for Kitchen and an Adjoining...This is a page about paint color advice for kitchen and an adjoining room. Choosing complementary paint colors for adjoining rooms can be difficult.
Paint Color to Coordinate With Green CarpetThis is a page about paint color to coordinate with green carpet. Choosing a paint color that works well with your carpet can be tricky.
Changing the Color of Vertical BlindsIf you are tired of the color of your vertical blinds, but can't afford to replace them consider changing the color. This is a page about changing the color of vertical blinds.
Carpet Colors for Room with Apricot WallsI have painted my bedroom walls an apricot color and need advise on a carpet color.
What Color Refrigerator Will Coordinate With Bisque Appliances?I have bisque appliances and my side by side is on the brink. I would like to know what color I can match with the bisque color. I'm looking at the French door model for more space. My other appliances are only three years old so there's no need to replace all.
Curtains to Coordinate With Navy FurnitureMy furniture in navy blue, what color should my curtains be?
Paint Color Scheme for a Tri-Level HouseI live in a 1986 tri-level home. I have all white walls. I want to paint the walls but I am not sure what colors to use. The main living area has the living room, dining room, and kitchen. The rooms all run together.
Finding Window Hardware for Roman...This is a page about finding window hardware for Roman shades. Finding the proper hardware to hang these distinctive window shades can be a challenge.
What Colors Go With Sage?I have a cotton sage duvet cover and shams. They are solid sage. I got them cheap and wanted to dress it up a little bit with other colors. What other colors go good with sage on a bed?
Refinishing Cultured Marble CountersOne way to refinish cultured marble countertops is to use the same painting process homeowners use on laminate counters. This is a page about refinishing cultured marble counters.
Paint Colors for Bathroom with Harvest Gold FixturesRedecorating a home with vintage bathroom fixtures can be a challenge, as the dated color of the fixtures may not fit into your vision of the room using today's paint color palette. This is a page about paint colors for a bathroom with harvest gold fixtures.
Painting Vertical BlindsRather than buying new blinds, try painting them so that they coordinate with your furniture, accessories, and wall colors. This is a page about painting vertical blinds.
Paint Color Advice for Kitchen With Oak CabinetsCabinets cover a significant area of most kitchens. Consequently, when choosing a wall paint color you will want it to coordinate with your cabinets. This is a page about paint color advice for kitchen with oak cabinets.
Safari Decor: Accents with An African ThemeI just bought an amazing elephant painting for my family room. I'm planning on painting the room a rust color (I think). I'm not very imaginative, so I'd appreciate some ideas on making some inexpensive, but sophisticated-looking accents for my room that will play off the African feel of the painting. Nothing over the top (it's not my style). Thanks a bunch!
Painting a Formica CountertopThis is a page about painting a Formica countertop. Painting your old, outdated Formica countertops is a great way to update your kitchen.
Hanging Curtains Over a Sliding Glass DoorThis is a page about hanging curtains over a sliding glass door. Despite their extra width, it is an easy task to hang curtains over your sliding glass door.
Hanging Curtains Over Vertical BlindsWhile probably the most practical window treatment solution for large areas such as sliding doors, they are not easy to cover with curtains because of the depth of their valances. This is a page about hanging curtains over vertical blinds.
Changing the Color of CurtainsThis is a page about changing the color of curtains. When your window covering is not the right color, you may be able to dye them or add a liner to get the shade you want.
Hanging a Blanket on the WallCould anyone tell me how to hang a blanket on a wall without damaging the blanket? It is not a really heavy blanket.
Color Advice for Area RugsThis is a page about color advice for area rugs. Choosing the best color for an area rug and bring the whole room's color scheme together.
Painting a Living Room 2 Different ColorsThis is a page about painting a living room 2 different colors. One way to add a bolder color to your living room decor is to paint an accent wall.
Kitchen Floor Color AdviceThis is a page about kitchen floor color advice. Your kitchen floor covers a large area, so choosing the right color is important to the overall look of the room.
Changing the Color of Roman ShadesI recently put up some Roman blinds, at great cost. But, the colour is not quite right. Can I spray them to change the colour?
Choosing a Paint Color to Coordinate With...This is a page about choosing a paint color to coordinate with turquoise carpet. Choosing the best paint color to complement your brilliant turquoise carpet may be a challenge.
Bedroom Paint Color AdviceThis page contains bedroom paint color advice. Determining the best color for your room can be a challenge.
Stone Coaster Tips and TricksThis page contains stone coaster tips and tricks. Stone and tile can make beautiful beverage coasters to help protect your furniture, but sometimes moisture can collect beneath them.
Choosing Bedding for a Sleigh BedThis is a page about choosing bedding for a sleigh bed. It can be difficult to use some types of bedding with bed frames that include side rails in addition to the head and foot boards.
Kitchen Paint Color AdviceIt can be difficult to select the right paint colors for your kitchen. You need to consider the colors of items such as appliances, countertops, and floors when picking paint colors. This page contains kitchen paint color advice.
Paint Color Advice for a Kitchen With Green...This is a page about paint color advice for a kitchen with green countertops. Countertops with distinct colors have a great effect on your choice of wall paint colors that will complement rather than clash.
Painting Walls Multiple ColorsThis is a page about painting walls multiple colors. All the walls in a room do not to be the same color or even one color. Get adventurous and create a unique space with paint.
Paint Colors Advice for Bathroom With Green and White TilesI am still trying to decide on paint colors for my bathroom. We are remodeling on a very tight budget. I have dark green floor tiles and white tiles on the lower half of the walls. The bathroom is very small but it does have a tub/shower.
Dining Room Curtain Color AdviceNo one wants to have a curtain color choice disaster. It can be hard to envision what color curtains will work best with your furnishings and paint color. This is a page about dining room curtain color advice.
Window Treatment AdviceThis is a page about window treatment advice. Window treatments are an integral part of decorating a room. They also are chosen functionally based on the exposure and size of the windows.
Paint Color to Go With a Dark Blue CarpetWhat color could I paint my walls to match dark blue carpet?
Dyeing Sheer Curtains a Different ColorSheer curtains are often made from polyester fabric which is unfortunately not the best type of fabric for dyeing. Do some research to see if there is a specialty dye that would work. This is a page about dyeing sheer curtains a different color.
Paint Color for Gold CurtainsI want to paint my dining room, but there are already professionally done curtains that I would like to keep and they are dark gold. What paint color would go well with them.
Curtain and Throw Pillow Color AdviceThe curtains and throw pillows you select can help complete the color scheme for your room. Choosing a color that helps achieve the best effect can be a process of trial and error. This is a page about curtain and throw pillow color advice.
Paint Color to Coordinate With Beige SofasIf you have light colored tan or beige furniture, you might be struggling to decide what paint color to use. This page has advice for paint color for beige sofas.
Living Room Color Scheme AdviceThis is a page about living room color scheme advice. Choosing the right color scheme for your living room may seem daunting.
Living Room Color Scheme AdviceWe just painted my living room; 3 walls are linen and the back wall is dark burgundy. What colors go good with this? I am getting new carpet, furniture, and curtains. I was thinking of a gray carpet. Not sure what color furniture to get.
Paint Color Advice for Room With Blue CarpetI have blue carpeting in my bedroom. Any good suggestions for what color to paint the walls?
Painting Ideas for a Room With Half Dry Wall and Half PanelingMy son's bedroom is in our finished basement. Down there, the walls are half drywall and half paneling. My son doesn't like the paneling at all and I was wondering if I should paint the walls and paneling? I just have no idea what to do. If I would paint the paneling and walls, what colors do you think would look nice on them?
Stacks Books Under LampsWith the cute lamps that I'd like for my living room being too expensive for me right now, I have to make due with what I have, so I've taken little, less expensive lamps and put them on books!
Curtain and Rug Color AdviceThis is a page about curtain and rug color advice. Choosing the best complementary colors for your curtains and area rugs is essential to creating an attractive decorating color scheme.
Painting a Bedroom with Ohio State ColorsI want to paint my son's bedroom Ohio State colors. Red, black, grey, and white. He has a red bed spread with the white black and grey emblem on it. What should I paint his walls? Should I paint two walls one color and the other two walls another color?
Hanging Curtains Without a RodThis is a page about hanging curtains without a rod. There are other creative, even less expensive, ways to hang curtains without using a traditional rod.
Toning Down a Bright Paint ColorThis is a page about toning down a bright paint color. That excellent color you chose from a paint chip can often times be too bright when covering your walls.
Need a Color To Go With Navy Blue and BeigeI want to know what kind of accent color I can use in my Living Room. My carpet is a Navy Blue and the walls are a rag rolled beige tone. My other furniture such as couch and chairs are an off white. I have a navy recliner. My curtains are white sheers with a Beige valance. I need a punch up color that goes with navy and beige. Any ideas?
Hanging Curtains Over Wooden BlindsIf your new blinds are not mounted in the window casing it can make installing curtains a bit more of a project. This is a page about hanging curtains over wooden blinds.
Living Room Curtain Color AdviceWhether your living room is formal or casual, you want the curtains you choose to complement the room and its furnishings. This page contains suggestions for living room curtain colors.
Paint Color to Coordinate With Blue-Green CarpetThis is a page about paint color to coordinate with blue-green carpet. Carpet color and wall color can either coordinate or contrast, but either way you want to choose the best color to achieve the desired effect.
Primer for Latex PaintAdvice Needed: In the room that I want to paint red, wallpaper was put on without preparing the wall so we kilzed it but with a water based kilz. I have been told that I need to use an oil based primer. Can I use a latex paint after using an oil based primer?
Ideas For Painting A Nascar Themed RoomMy 2 boys (8&4) have a nascar themed room, we are looking to paint the walls in the same theme just need some ideas. Their walls are really white and with 2 boys they are hard to keep clean??
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Good Color to go with Burgundy Accents?I would like to know what is a good choice to paint walls that are white with decorating accents that are done in burgundy? Would a terra-cotta or beige color look good on walls?
Paint Technique To Lighten a Dark RoomMy fairly small bedroom is painted a beautiful, but unfortunately, pretty dark blue - sort of royal blue. I would like to keep the color, but maybe lighten it in some way - maybe some sort of glaze rag rolled on or something. Anyone have any ideas that aren't terribly expensive?
Redecorating a Mobile HomeThis a page about redecorating a mobile home. Redecorating an older mobile home may present some unique challenges, but it is still a very doable project.
Paint Color Advice for Kitchen With Hickory Cabinets and Brown CountertopsWe are remodeling our kitchen with new natural hickory cabinets and the counter tops are a blackish brown with tan flecks, I have no idea for a wall color. I want it to feel warm and inviting, but also sunny and happy. What colors set off the natural hickory?
Kitchen Curtain Color AdviceChoosing the right color for your kitchen curtains can help brighten it up and complete your room's color scheme. This is a page about kitchen curtain color advice.
Countertop Colors for Sage Green KitchenI have honey oak cabinets, white ceramic tile floors, white countertops and recently painted my kitchen sage green. I was thinking of changing the countertops but I am not sure what color countertops to go with.
Decorating Advice for Seafoam Green CarpetI'm moving into an apartment where I cannot change the carpeting. It is in good shape, but the color is a seafoam green. The bedroom is a blank slate, but I do not know what color to use with the green on the carpet. It is very hard to match with all of the olives and sages that are so popular now. I am just at a loss of what to do with this unpopular color.
Bathroom Paint Color AdviceChoosing the perfect color paint for your bathroom can be very confusing. You have to consider the existing colors of such things as the tile, fixtures, flooring, cabinets, etc. This is a page about bathroom paint color advice.
Painting a Kitchen with Blue CountertopsIn my kitchen the walls are a light yellowish white. The counter tops are a dark blue granite, but the cabinets are white. I am trying to change the wall color. What color would look good?
Blackout Curtain Color AdviceChoosing curtains to complement your room's wall paint and furnishings is sometimes difficult. When buying black out curtains this task may prove even more of a challenge as there are fewer choices.
Kitchen Paint Color Advice for Dark Green...This is a page about kitchen paint color advice for dark green counter tops. Choosing a paint color to complement dark green kitchen counter tops can be difficult.
Dyeing an Outdoor UmbrellaMy patio umbrella has faded. I have tried cleaning it. Is there a paint or dye you can use to refresh it?
Decorating Tips for a Navy SofaI have a navy sofa and I want to redecorate my living room. I want to keep the room as natural looking as possible but I also want the room to feel warm! Any ideas would be gratefully received :0)
Decorating Rooms With Pink CarpetHere's the thing, I am about to move into my dad's basement and it has two rooms: a medium sized den and a bedroom with a closet and bathroom. It will be great, but the entire area has light pink carpet (except a small area with pink and gray linoleum). I cannot change the carpet. I would like to do something to balance out the pink, especially since I am not real fond of it.
Wallpapering an Old RefrigeratorI want to know if anyone knows about using wallpaper to spruce up an old refrigerator. I need all the info I can find! I have re-done my kitchen, but can't afford a new fridge just yet. Thanks!
Accent Wall Paint Color AdviceThis is a page about accent wall paint color advice. An accent wall can complete a room's decor.
Paint Color to Coordinate With Rust Colored CarpetThis is a page about paint color to coordinate with rust colored carpet. The color of your carpet can be a prominent element in the overall look of the room. Choosing just the right paint color to complement the carpet is important to achieving your desired effect.
Using Wall Glaze on WallpaperThis is a page about using wall glaze on wallpaper. Glaze can be applied over wallpaper to give it an aged look.
Paint Color to Coordinate With a Yellow CouchFinding just the right paint color to coordinate with your furniture can be frustrating. This is a page about paint color to coordinate with a yellow couch.
Paint Colors That Go With Brazilian CherryI am picking out paint colors for my open floor plan home. I am thinking I'll do a tan throughout the common areas with some accent walls in the family room, kitchen and dining room.
Decorating to Coordinate with Gray CarpetWhat color of paint and furniture would look good with gray carpet?
Paint Color Advice for Bathroom with Off White TileThis is a page about paint color advice for bathroom with off white tile. Choosing a paint color for a bathroom with off white tile is still dependent on considerations such as your color preferences, size of the room, and fixture color.
Septic and Well Pipe CoversWe recently moved the ugly "wishing well" that sat over the normal ugly well pipe that sticks out of the ground. We are looking for new and different ideas to cover this up.
Paint Color to Coordinate with Butterscotch Colored FurnitureIf you have a tan, dark yellow or butterscotch furniture, it can be difficult to find a complementary color for the paint. This is a page about paint color to coordinate with butterscotch colored furniture.
Frugal Decorating IdeasThis page contains frugal decorating ideas. It doesn't have to cost a lot of money to decorate your home.
Painting Kitchen with Light Blue CountertopsI don't know what color to paint my kitchen walls, or possibly wallpaper them. My countertops are light blue with some faint gray and white.
Inexpensive Sofa Slip Cover IdeasI have a light beige sofa with pink, green pastel as the design. I don't really care for the pattern. I would like to get a sofa slip cover, preferably red. My sofa is a T-cushion style sofa.
Paint Color Ideas for a MudroomI have a small mudroom that you enter to get into my house. Its already white, but I need color. What color can I paint it that would make it look bigger?
Ideas for Hanging a Vintage Unframed MirrorI have a vintage, heart shaped, beveled mirror with no frame and no way to hang it. It has 3 shelves and is at least 5 pounds. I've called hardware stores and glass stores and no one has an idea what is the safest and best way to hang it.
Updating Your Kitchen CabinetsThis is a page about updating your kitchen cabinets. Updating your kitchen cabinets is one way to freshen up the room without the cost of replacing the cabinets.
Cabinets With Too Much PaintWhat can I do to heavily painted kitchen cabinets? They are very large doors. The cabinets have so much paint it's hard to even see the hinges. I will do just about anything to them to save money.
Hanging Plates on a WallThis is a page about hanging plates on a wall. Some people collect decorative, seasonal, or commemorative plates or wish to hang antique ones on their wall.
Paint Color to Coordinate with Red and Black FurnitureChoosing a wall paint color to coordinate with your furnishings is important to the overall appearance of the room. This is a page about choosing a paint color to coordinate red and black furniture.
Use Coke Tab to Hang a PictureIf you get a photo frame and there is no hook on the back, using a screw attach the Coke tab to the back of your frame. Then hang your picture!
Use Rose Scented Body Spray on Artificial FlowersArtificial flowers never wilt but they don't have the wonderful scent of natural flowers. This is a page about use rose scented body spray on artificial flowers.
Saving Money on Cut FlowersCut flowers are a great decoration for anytime of year. This is a page about cut flowers on a budget.
Painting Walls to Coordinate With Black FurnitureThis is a page about painting walls to coordinate with black furniture. Choosing just the right color to complement your black furniture can really make your room look good.
Frugal Ways to Hang CurtainsYou do not need to spend a lot of money on expensive curtain rods. This page contains some ideas of less expensive ways to hang your curtains. This is a page about frugal ways to hang curtains.
Using Natures Own For Decorations, While Going GreenI love creating decorations from items that are free! Not only is it free, it smells nice, adds earthy freshness, and can be changed out and composted, eaten, or dried for arrangements. With apples from the tree, pine cones, and my favorite magnolia leaves, all of earth's freshness, can go back to the earth.
Hanging Un-level Wall ArtI recently bought two wooden cat pictures. They were the exact same size, but I wanted them to be glued together in a staggered manner. So I got out the wood glue and went to town.
Retro Kitchen Paint Color AdviceOlder homes often have what we might consider retro kitchens. The layout and cabinets offer a quite different feel than more current configurations. When choosing a paint color you will need to decide if you are trying to keep it retro or modernizing as much as possible with new paint colors.
Decorative Wall ArrangementsYou can fill the blank walls in your home or apartment inexpensively. This page offers some ideas for decorative wall arrangements.
Furniture to Coordinate with Green WallsChoosing a furniture color to coordinate with your bedroom walls really depends on the look you are going for. Many people would go with light or natural colors, but it is OK to use a stronger color if you want to make the room pop.
Furniture Color to Coordinate with CurtainsTo determine what the best color of furniture to go with the curtains or drapes you already have, is to take some of the fabric with you. You can put it against your furniture choices to see what looks best.
Carport Tips and TricksWhether you are looking for carport design ideas or for ways to decorate and use your carport for things other than parking your car, read on. We have tips to fit these needs.
Painting the Top and Bottom Cabinets Different ColorsI did a grey paint wash on the kitchen floor, the walls are painted a grey, it's so hard to see it all, but the counter top is a natural wood slab, blue is my favorite color so I did the bottom cabinets using a few different techniques. Now I am doing the top ones in a grey lighter than the blue, but as dark as I can to set them apart some from the walls.
Paint Color Advice for Room Adjoining KitchenWe painted our kitchen walls powder blue. What color should we paint walls in our adjoining room to the kitchen? Our cabinets are black.
Kitchen Paint and Backsplash Color AdviceWe just bought a house with medium oak cabinets, brown countertop, and dark brown wood floor. We are going to replace the white appliances with stainless steel. We are also removing the fluorescent light fixture and opening up the tray ceiling to install a ceiling fan. We are wondering about backsplash and a paint colors. Do you have any suggestions?
Bedroom Furniture to Coordinate with Pastel Green WallsI have colored my bedroom pista green to get a pastel feel. What type furniture will go with this color.
Recovering a Vinyl Covered TrunkI have what looks like a homemade trunk covered in vinyl. It was a great job I would say, but it's white and been around for years. It needs an uplift. Do I or can I recover again with vinyl? I guess the current vinyl was glued onto the trunk. It looks dirty, but I cannot wash the marks off.
Kitchen Paint Color AdviceI have oak cabinets and would like to do a black and white kitchen. What color would work with that? I have wainscoting half way up on my walls.