Choose a Color & Get To Painting!

Choose a Color & Get To Painting!

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Carolyn Purnell
Dec 27, 2012
This was the year that I went paint crazy. Having lived in short-term rentals for most of my adult life, I'd never had the chance before. I can now tell you that there's nothing more satisfying or dramatic than seeing that new color go up. If you've got the painting bug like I do, here are some of our best tips and tricks to walk you through the whole process, from choosing a color to completing the final strokes. Choose a Color:Choosing Wisely: Tips for Getting the Perfect Paint Color Every TimeColor Theory 101: Making Complementary Colors Work for YouHelp Me Choose the Right White PaintAdd a Splash of Color: 6 Home Color Apps Choose a Finish and a Brand:Decor Definitions: Paint FinishesPaint Finishes: The Pros and Cons of Flat, Low Luster, and GlossWhy Some Paint Is More Expensive Than Others (and Worth It)How to Make Your Own Chalk Paint Gather Your Supplies:Supply Checklist: Everything You Need to Paint a Room5 Essential Tools for Your Next Room Painting Project10 Essential Tools for Painting a Room10 Online Sources for Spray Paint Get to Painting!:Real-Life Lessons from a First-Time PainterPaint Outside the Box: 10 Unconventional Ways to Paint Your Room10 No-Mess Painting TipsPainting a Rental: Tips & Tricks
Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2012 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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