The wonders of paint

To kind of pick up  on Dana’s last post, paint is such an inexpensive way to transform a space.  As also a realtor, I often have to remind my clients of the wonders a can of paint can have.

Take for example this foyer belonging to Liz of Decorating the Ville. By painting all the brown trim and doors white, it instantly brightened up the foyer and transformed it from the 70's to classic.

Here is another example of painting over dark trim.

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This person really transformed her doors by adding a little picture molding, coat of paint, and new handles.

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For a more sophisticated look, the same can be done using black or charcoal paint.

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Paneling is typically a huge turnoff for most people but look how great it looks when painted.

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Not in love with your cabinets but they are still in good shape? Paint them and add new hardware.

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As a temporary fix, I painted my guest bathroom cabinet which you can read more about it here.

The same can be applied to furniture.

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Did you know you can paint tile and tubs? Rust-Oleum makes an epoxy acrylic for tubs and tile. I haven't used it before but I have paid in the past to have a tub and shower tile professionally painted and was pleased with the outcome.

Well, I hope you have been inspired. If you are ready to tackle a paint job but not sure what color to paint, when in doubt, paint it white.

Until next time, lovelies.