Makeover Tour: A Coastal Cottage Gets a Colorful Face Lift
From run-down coastal cottage to casual-living dream home, this 90-year-old house recently received all the TLC it deserves. Read on to get the full scoop on its colorful new look! Name: Nanette Tanner About: Growing up, my parents moved every 5 or so years. They had adventurous home choices and eventually built a modern passive solar home. My mom is an interior designer so I have always been exposed to home design. Working at angela adams since 2000 has immersed me in design, color…
Never underestimate the power of paint. It’s one of the quickest and most gratifying ways to change a room’s appearance, without spending a lot of money. But before you start covering every inch of your walls, check out these creative and unconventional paint jobs that show a lot of restraint, but are all the more interesting for it. Above, the Melinder family painted their kitchen using three shades of pink to achieve the sun-bleached, dappled effect of stucco.
Nothing perks up a home faster than a little color — and some of the most fun spots to add color are the ones you’d least expect. These painting projects will definitely make you do a double take, and they just might put a smile on your face, too. Above: You might be the only one who knows about the colorful surprise lurking inside your cabinets… but it’ll be worth it every time you pull out your dishware. From A Beautiful Mess. Exposed ducts got you down?
The idea of painting up a patch of wall with chalkboard paint isn’t a new one by any means, but this brightly colored geometric twist on new things makes us excited about the idea all over again.Over at Arch Daily we ran across this fabulous school in The Netherlands that’s packed with all sorts of design ideas, but the easiest to recreate at home is this brightly colored chalk board wall.