Sherwin Williams 2019 Color of the Year

What color do you think of first when the Southwest is mentioned?  Terra Cotta!  With the tile roofs, Mexican tile interiors and patios, chimeneas, pots and sunsets, we are already there for Sherwin Williams new color for 2019 – Cavern Clay!  Maybe it was a natura
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Color Advice

So is everyone painting their interiors white? Your home is about your comfort so if you are in a small or dark space then white is great. But we have expansive homes and high ceilings in the spacious Southwest and warmer whites into darker neutrals give these areas a more inviting am
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Return of Gold

Have you noticed the return of gold tones? York Wallcoverings has! The Plaza wallcovering will set the tone!
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Dunn Edwards Paint Made Here in Phoenix!

Dunn Edwards is California based with the production plant in Phoenix.  Their paints are formulated for the Southwest and its intense heat.
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Update a Hallway

  Do you have a boring hall wall? Add a chalkboard wall! The paint is available at most home improvement stores and with the popularity of dark gray walls and accents, continuity will ensue. A smooth wall is required.
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New Color Choice

  Sherwin-Williams “Exclusive Plum” color is a gray/violet is subtle and intriguing!  
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Choosing Trim Paint Colors

A good formula for ceilings is the trim color plus 50% white. Cream is better for the ceiling than a dead white. It is also a good place to save $ as it does not need to be washable. Use a reflective, glossy glaze on a low ceiling for height and a matte finish in a darker color on a c
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Chalk Paint

Have you tried Chalk Paint? It has been popular in the U.K. for twenty years. Now it is trending in the US as an inexpensive way to give furnishings a fresh look! It can be a do-it-yourself project or achieve the look through others painting. The thirty colors can be used separately o
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Wallpaper Use

Use wallpapers in unexpected places such as ceilings, sections of a hall or the guest closet.
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