Painting can be a dramatic and cost effective way to update a room or your entire home. And if you are smart and motivated, it doesn’t have to be a chore. In fact, you can transform a room in a weekend and also keep your stress level low if you follow our five-step guide to starting a painting project below.
1. Choose a Color Scheme
Think about what kind of mood and feel you want in each room. For example, if you want a peaceful experience in the bathroom or master bedroom, opt for muted tones in green, blue or gray. You can enlarge a room or lift a ceiling with light colors, or paint and decorate in a monochromatic theme for a spacious effect. Feel too cavernous? Use warm, red-tinged colors to draw walls in, and use a dark or warmer toned paint on a high ceiling to make the room cozy.
Concrete has been used for millions of years in the construction of everything from residential homes to places of worship to the Roman Pantheon. While concrete has always been the material of choice for the structural foundation of a home, it has recently made its way into the insides of homes, creating a modern and durable alternative to traditional materials like tile, porcelain, and granite. Here are three ways you can incorporate concrete into your home.