We love bunk beds, bunk rooms, bunk houses. Today we are sharing with you our top five favorite bunks from around the web...
1. This custom built-in bunk is adorably cute, sweet and perfect for a little girl. And that "drawer" that pulls out to be a step - brilliant! Try our colors cuddle and touch to get this soft pink, dreamy look:
These built-in-bunks make the most of the available space and the bright white makes it perfect for a guest space... something about white speaks to cleanliness - always a plus with the guests. And that touch of turquoise on the top rail? Love! (from here)
I love this one. It's a new take on the classic boy's bedroom with hunter green great lighting. Try our color Minnow to get this look:
and finally, a pop of our favorite bold color: orange. (from here)
Try our color Jump to get this look:
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Warm weather, sunny skies, weekends full of fun and weeks full of, well, paint have my spirits high. This time of year always gives me a renewed sense of purpose. Why I live in a part of the country that really only has weather worthy of t-shirts for three months I'll never know. Why I love it here, I'll also never fully understand... but perhaps it has something to do with the fact that after long months of shivering, the first hint of warm weather puts everyone in a good mood. Things sure feel like they are looking up on this warm day... and so with that in mind, today we share with you some beautiful color in high places so you, too, can look up.
What a beauty. Am I right? The creamy-white cabinets, the warm wood floor, the marble and oh yeah.. that ceiling. I would happily spend my mornings, afternoons and nights in this kitchen. (via decorpad)
Another kitchen. Another color. What I love about this space is how happy it feels. The yellow on the ceilings just shines down cheeriness on the space. (from escapade)
Talk about a fun room for a little girl. Stripes on the ceiling is a great way to make a space feel fun. (found on indulgy)
If you are a real color lover, this is great trick for you. Pick your wall color and then punch it up a notch by using one or two shades darker on the ceiling. It will envelope you in color. (via houseofturquoise)
This dining room is stunning. Using black on the ceiling defines the space and make it feel just a little glamorous. (source unknown sadly)
And finally, let's end on a sweet note. This room feels soft and lovely with the pale grey-blue ceiling. (via decorpad)
And that's it folks. What do you think? Color of the ceiling - yes or no?
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We have a special treat for you today: a shoot featured in Good Homes, India all about our paint and how you can use it to make even the most challenging space shine.
Good Homes is a wonderful magazine out of India! We worked with them to create a few spaces featuring our paint in transformational ways...
Like this attic. The angled walls of this guest room made it impossible to use traditional headboards. Instead, we used paint to create bold blue versions which follow the angle of the ceiling line and really spruce up the room.
Here is a before/after shot:
I just love this room now.
Good Homes also published this "window treatment" we did to show that there are no limits to what you can achieve with a simple coat of paint:
Here our color Pond was used to create this unique window. It couldn't have been easier...
What do you think? Something you would consider in place of the traditional?
And finally: a geometric, city-inspired wall:
It's as simple as taping out the design (a series of vertical and horizontal lines) and then filling in with paint.
What you do think? I encourage you to check out the whole article (here's a link to the PDF)... and the rest of the magazine for that matter. We may be biased, but we think they feature some really spectacular stuff! Special thanks to Good Homes for doing such a beautiful job featuring our paints!
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Today we have some very daring wall treatments to show with you that really express a wild side: animal print.
Now, it is not something that I would think to do in my home immediately, but there are always ways to take something bold and dramatic and make it more understated by choosing the right colors. Many of the photos we will share with you today are wallpaper. And while we love wallpaper, we wanted to show you that you can totally get this look (with a lot more freedom on color and style) with paint. So today, we will share with you some inspiration for wild walls and tomorrow: the tutorial. (I wonder what the boy will think when he comes home to animal print on our walls tonight).
First stripes, then spots:
Here, a beautiful, bold zebra print in navy blue. I love the bold choice of navy and white and how they kept that color scheme going in the graphic art choices. What a great, modern space. But you can do animal print without being quite so bold... (from here)
This room uses the same inspiration of zebra stripes, but manages to feel understated and elegant by using a soft, taupey gray with a warm white. (from here)
If you like something in between the two, try stripes on the softer side played up with a bold color in an accent area (like these awesome green chairs). (from here)
Moving on to the spotted:
Talk about drama. These leopard spots look like the real deal. (from here)
But these are slightly less dramatic (although still quite the statement). I love the simplified look of this wall compared to the previous one. (from here)
And again, these spots make a great backdrop for something bright and fun. (from here)
Stay tuned for the tutorial on how to get these looks without wallpaper in your home tomorrow. We will share color tips, painting ideas, and show photos of the whole process. How wild are you??
See you then!
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Happy Monday. Today we have some great projects to share with you from creative people all over the web to get you inspired and painting.
1. Painted Piano
Isn't she a beauty? I love the creamy white color chosen, but if you are a color lover, there is no reason you couldn't choose a brighter hue.
2. A Painted Runner:
Spruce up your stairs with a painted runner. The color options are endless... in fact, I think I'll do a little tutorial on this Wednesday. Stay tuned!
3: Painted Kitchen Cart
I recognize this cart. It's from IKEA. But look at how great it looks with a fresh coat of paint! (found here)
4. Painted Rug
I always have a hard time finding the right rug. So why not create my own? Check out this DIY Rug... and try it for yourself!
5. Painted Dresser Makeover:
This makeover shows just how big a difference a coat of paint can make... (from here)
6. Painted French Doors:
And finally, a little color to separate your spaces... an easy DIY that will be a real crowd pleaser. (from here)
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How about something bright and cheerful today? I feel like I need it - maybe you do to...
cheerful kitchens are a must in my book. Love these cabinets painted in a lovely yellow. Cool white walls behind the yellow make them pop.
Oh this lovely mudroom/laundry room combination. The color of the walls, the white built ins, and never forget fresh flowers - they cheer up any space.
yellow always does the job of cheering up a space with ease. I love the border at the top - how easy would that be to add a dose of color to your space?
lightest grays, warm whites, and pops of spring green - just lovely.
I love this children's bathroom. That pop of orange on the ceiling is just glorious.
As someone who has an office very similar in shape to this, I so appreciate the success of this space.
White walls. Blue accents. Perfect.
Warm whites, neutrals, and yellows make this play space oh so cheerful.
So there you have it, a little cheer for this day. The sun is shining here in the Boston area... hopefully it is your neighborhood too!
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Good Morning. So here we are, a day away from Spring and it is snowing. A lot. Many are complaining, even cursing the poor old ground hog who predicted an early spring, but I don't mind it. I've always been of the mindset that if it is going to be cold, it might as well be snowing. Of course, that doesn't mean I'm not ready for spring... We had a really mild weekend a few weeks ago and I awoke to the birds chirping, a sound that immediately makes me think of spring. It was such a welcome sound and got me really looking forward to warmer weather. But like I said... as long as it is this cold, let it snow.
Today, I wanted to share with you some simple ideas to bring spring into your home, whether it has really arrived or you are just hopeful it isn't far off:
To me, spring is all about color. The world once again becomes full of it and so should your rooms. The yellow of the walls alone is enough to remind me of spring, but add light and airy drapes, flowers and fruit and you have a room that is perfectly spring. (housetohome)
Of course, if you don't feel like painting your entire room there are smaller projects that will make a big difference.
You know I will paint anything. An easy project that speaks to spring is painting a few framed mirrors or photos in a bold spring color and layering them. Not only is it simple, but it can easily be changed with the season or your mood. This pink is perfect for spring. And of course, always include some beautiful flowers. (ciaonewportbeach)
Don't toss out those drawers when it is time for a dresser upgrade. Add some paint and hang them on the wall for some unique, spring-like storage. (shelterness)
My new favorite project: paint those stones you collect while walking on the beach and display them throughout your home. Check out the full post for more beautiful ways to display these beautiful stones.
If your child is eagerly awaiting spring, why not surprise them while they are out at school by painting their bedframe in a beautiful, bold color. Add some fun pillows and have it all made up for when they get home. I'm telling you, they will love it (and you!).
Pour a little paint into an old mason jar and swirl it around. Let is dry and enjoy custom colored mason jar vases. (etsy)
And finally, add a splash of color to your dresser by painting the drawer fronts. (projectnursery)
What do you think? What do you do to bring spring into your home?
Check out our palette of non-toxic paints inspired by spring:
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