Tips & Advice

When to use Oil … Latex …. or Chalk Paint?

 

When to use Latex Paint - Paint Guide by Cheryl Phan

Knowing what type paint to use can be a bit confusing and a little overwhelming. I get this question a lot. The TRUTH is, there’s a simple rule to follow.

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Painted Bed Tray

Bed trays are a bedroom must have. Whether you like working from the comfort of your bed or you’re lucky enough to have someone serve you breakfast in bed, a tray is a must have in your bedroom décor.

It’s multi-functional as well. I can use it to place my laptop on, lift it up to hold a book and I can sit in bed and eat my meal. Plus, it looks pretty sitting on the bed.

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Best Paint Brushes I’ve Ever Used

Best Paint Brushes Cheryl Phan

The secret to achieving a smooth finish is using the right paint brush. If you skimp on your tools it will show up in your end results. Saving a couple of dollars on your paint brush will cost you in the long run. I’ve been guilty of this myself.

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Decorating with Upholstery Tacks & Nailhead Trim

Upholstery tacks are not just for furniture. The best part of being a DIYer is getting creative. There are so many things you can do with nailhead trim and upholstery tacks. I’m going to show you 5 ideas you can use to decorate your walls, ceilings and even a door with decorative tacks.

Decorating with Upholstery Tacks Cheryl Phan

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How to tell if Paint is Latex or Oil-based

Before you start any paint job, you should first determine if it was painted with latex or oil paint. Here’s a really good example of why this is soooo important …

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The Paint Color of the Year!

Do you want to know the paint color of the year? It’s now 2017, and it’s time to discuss which colors will define the 2017 paint color of the year. I’ll give you a hint, IT’S NOT WHITE. What’s your favorite paint color of the year, the Benjamin Moore or Sherwin Williams choice? Please do tell!

 

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DIY Cedar Wood Accent Wall

 HOW TO PLANK A WALL THE EASY WAY! Hope this inspires you to create great accent walls in your home!!!!

If you have never used a power tool or picked up a paint brush – I promise you – you can do this!

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