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How to Get 2014’s Hottest Home Decor Looks

How to Get 2014's Hottest Home Decor Looks

    With 2014 well under way, a handful of home decor trends are rising to the surface. While many trends come and go, leaving homes looking outdated in their wake, this year’s crop of fads emphasize classic styles that will stand the test of time. With a focus on reusing existing products and natural…

Michelangelo, Picasso and You

Michelangelo, Picasso and You

    Whether you are decorating a tiny room or a cavernous one, nothing pulls a space together like great art. Sadly, paintings and wall decor can be the most frustrating and expensive elements of decorating. You can spend hours running from store to store looking for just the right thing, but once you finally find it, it’s…

Stripes on Your Walls? It’s Not a Bad Idea!

Stripes on Your Walls? It's Not a Bad Idea!

    Stripes are a classic pattern that has graced home decor for decades. The timeless look of stripes works in any shade, any space, and mixes easily with other patterns. However, stripes aren’t limited to throw pillow and fabrics anymore. Striped walls are one of the hottest trends in decorating. From big and bold…

Living Large: Cozy Up Your Cavernous Rooms

Living Large: Cozy Up Your Cavernous Rooms

  Everyone loves the idea of being able to spread out, throw parties and host holidays with ample space. Large rooms and open concept design are huge selling points in real estate. But, after move-in day, oversized rooms can be difficult to decorate because they can lack flow and look sparse. In fact, large rooms…

Small Space, Big Style: Tips for Decorating Cramped Quarters

Small Space, Big Style: Tips for Decorating Cramped Quarters

    Bigger isn’t always better. There are lots of great reasons to choose a smaller home, including less time spent on upkeep, lower property taxes and lower energy use. But, when it’s time to decorate, browsing magazines and online idea galleries can leave you longing for a little extra room. Don’t let tight spaces…

If Walls Could Talk: Recovering From Past Decorating Mistakes

If Walls Could Talk: Recovering From Past Decorating Mistakes

  Sometimes redecorating isn’t about bringing in a new style that you love as much as it’s about recovering from past mistakes and vowing not to repeat them. Maybe your taste simply changed, or maybe the design disaster lies at the feet of previous homeowners. However it happened, if your walls are screaming for help,…

Fall Is Upon Us – Prevent Winter Roof Problems Now

Fall Is Upon Us - Prevent Winter Roof Problems Now

This is the season, while the days are still pleasant, to take a good look at your home’s exterior. Even though Nashville winters rarely bring the snow and ice common to Northern cities, it’s beneficial to check your exterior trim to ensure that everything is in good condition. Peeling or bubbling paint, cracking or dried…

Who Are The Trendsetters For Painting Colors

Who Are The Trendsetters For Painting Colors

    The color gurus speak at least once a year. Even though you may not pay much attention, the pronouncement influences your life in innumerable, untold ways. Who are these people who hold such influence over our choice of clothing, paint colors and metallic finishes on cars? Have you ever wondered?     A…

It’s Her Kitchen; You Just Cook in It!

It's Her Kitchen; You Just Cook in It!

  From a Value Painting Blog contributor: Sooner or later it’s going to happen to you, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re from New York or Nashville… sooner or later you’re going to find yourself painting a room in your home or apartment with your wife. This past July it was time to paint our…

Checking Into it: An Indepth Look at Your Painters Insurance Policy

Checking Into it: An Indepth Look at Your Painters Insurance Policy

  So you have decided to go ahead and get your projected painted. You have been saving for some time and finally have the money to go ahead and get it done. The time has come to choose a painter that you feel can handle the job not just with skill but with professionalism. While…

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