Our Mother’s Day mini-makeovers are fun and easy projects that can be completed in just a couple of hours, yet will create a beautiful gift that mum will love. We show you how to rejuvenate old and tired items around the house with a coat of bright paint!
Looking for a fun weekend project? Why not breathe some life into an old piece of furniture with a shabby chic effect. Shabby Chic is an easy to achieve look that will create a beautiful piece of furniture for your home, the look is lived in and a little bit weathered.
Kitchen Makeover with New Look Paint
A coat of paint or appliance touch-up can turn a tired looking kitchen into a fresh and inviting space. All it takes is one weekend and a bit of DIY action!
Strong, clashing colour is a kid thing, and they know their colour preferences. Part of the fun of decorating is choosing the colours, so get your kids involved in the process, let them pick out one or two favourite colours that will become the feature colours, classic combinations such as yellow and orange always look great in kids rooms and are gender neutral.
Choosing the right warm or cool colour can transform the look and mood of your living space. Cool rooms that don’t receive a large amount of natural light can be transformed by using warm tones. For hot, west facing rooms, soothing cooler tones work magic.
The 2013 trend colour palette focuses on beautiful, uplifting colours such as bold yellows, jewel tones, inky blues and soft pretty pastels. These colours will add a new lease of life to your living spaces, bringing light and warmth to your home for the coming months.
When planning any decorating or interior design project for your home make sure that you create a place to work in. Treat your project as though you are the client. Start by looking at your current environment, take stock of what you have and the colours and patterns of your existing furniture. This will help further down the track when you are choosing your palette, you want to make sure that your current furniture will work with your new scheme.
It’s really good to know what you are doing when you kick off a new DIY project. Getting the knack of painting is easy once you have the basics under control. There are a few simple steps to follow which will help you achieve results that you can be really proud of. Paint Place can offer further guidance in store and give you a full run down of all of the tools and tips that you will need, in the meantime here are a few pointers to get you started.