Painting Trim (Still. Always): Paint Sprayer v. Brush -
I mentioned before that I’d do a post at some point comparing using the paint sprayer for painting trim with doing it by hand.We painted the door to our walk in closet and all the baseboards that we removed way back when we tiled with our paint sprayer, the HomeRight Finish Max Pro.Here’s that door:And then we painted all the rest of the trim, including the two other doors, with a brush.The paint comes out slower and in a finer mist than with a heavier duty paint sprayer.And of course, the touching up where it got on the walls did not happen when the trim was painted with a sprayer outside the house.
Why Painting Interior Doors Black Is a Good Idea
If you’ve been paying attention to interior design trends in the last few years, you may have noticed the popularity of painting interior doors black.While some may consider asking painters in Marietta to color your inside doors black counterintuitive to your overall design, there are many reasons that the top minds in interior design are advocating for black interior doors.Keep reading to learn a few of the reasons that many interior designers are advocating black doors for interior spaces.If you’re considering interior painting in the near future, think about painting your interior doors black.To learn more about the benefits of painting interior doors black, visit Fillo Painting at https://fillopainting.com/.
The Best Colours to Paint the Inside of Your Front Door
The Best Colours to Paint the Inside of Your Front DoorThe Best Paint Colours for the INSIDE of Your Front Door(partner post to ‘The Best Paint Colours for the Outside of Your Front Door’ )Other than ceilings and bodies, doors are often the most ignored paintable surface in a home.Regardless, even if your door is lonesome, it deserves a little TLC (or KLC if you hire me to help you pick a paint colour!).What’s the best way to sample the paint colours below?The Best Blue-Green Paint ColoursThe 7 Best Teal and Navy Blue Paint Colours for Your Front DoorTHE BEST BLACK & CHARCOAL PAINT COLOURS FOR YOUR FRONT DOORThe Best Paint Colours for a Kitchen Island (similar options to the door)OTHER FUN, DIFFERENT OR MORE COLOURFUL PAINT COLOURS FOR YOUR FRONT DOORBenjamin Moore Coral Reef – a beautiful coral blend between orange and pinkBenjamin Moore Hodley Red – a beautiful rich burgundy colourBenjamin Moore Incense Stick – a deep purple with an earth-toned baseSherwin Williams Sommelier – see more gorgeous red and burgundy paint colours hereBenjamin Moore Revere Pewter – nothing wrong with going neutral!The Best Paint Colours for the OUTSIDE of Your Front DoorREAD MOREThe 7 Best Navy and Teal Paint Colour For Your Front Door6 Budget-Friendly Ideas to Update Your HomeHow to Pick Exterior Paint Colours in 5 Easy StepsNeed help?
What Color Door Goes with Gray Walls?
The easiness to decorate the gray walls becomes another popular reason.Gray walls can be a perfect base to throw any kind of decor items with literally all kinds of colors.Some great dark gray shade that you can try for your door is urbane bronze, graphite gray or charcoal gray.One important thing that you can do to keep the blue door and the gray walls is to use white trim to wrap up the blue and gray together beautifully.The brown wood door can warm up the gray walls with its fresh and natural looks and help make the entire room looks much more alive.
What to do with 80's orange interior doors
The interior doors through out my house are 6 panel solid pine stained in an 80’s orange color.There are 25 doors in total.All the trim is painted soft creamy white (custom color) Benjamin Moore Advance.Now its time to update the doors.Paint them using Benjamin Moore Advance or gel stain them?
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Honey Oak from Hell!!! I need help!
We have just purchased a 4k sq ft home that is COVERED in oak trim/floors/etc.I want to paint the entire great room/kitchen/entryway area, but I have no idea what color would work for the honey oak AND our decor.Also, I want to re-do the carpet runner up the stairs and carpet into the three bedrooms up there (we have 3 kids under 5) and I would need THAT to match as well.I realize that may not be the modern choice, but I'm picturing their feet on cozy carpet when they wake up in the mornings.I don't have the luxery of time for trial and error (reference 3 kids comment).
How to Decorate with Black
35871 shares ShareTweetPinHave you been inspired by the return of Black as a trend – but don’t feel equipped to decorate with it in your own space?Photo Credit: Mirror 80Photo Credit: Mirror 80How to Decorate with BlackBecause black as a color can be so powerful, I have some rules I suggest to anyone wanting to use it in their interior design.Photo Credit : HouzzIf all black walls aren’t for you, you’re in luck because even a single black accent wall can look amazing.Photo Credit : Homemade by CarmonaHow Much Black to Use When You Decorate?There are some great examples of black used in:KitchensPhoto Credit : LonnyPhoto Credit : Architectural DigestPhoto Credit : Camille StylesLaundry RoomsPhoto Credit : Elle DecorBathroomsPhoto Credit: Cara LorenBlack DoorsPhoto Credit : Elle DecorUsed correctly, black can be either and/or both industrial and sophisticated!
Black Doors with White Trim: Design Ideas
Black Doors with White Trim: Design IdeasIntroduction Black doors are a stylish and modern addition to any home.Front Black DoorOne of the most popular places to use black doors with white trim is on the front of the house.Interior Black DoorsAnother popular place to use black doors with white trim is inside the home.Accent WallsAnother great way to incorporate black doors with white trim into your home design is by using them as accent walls.Black Door AccessoriesIn addition to using black doors with white trim in your home design, you can also incorporate this color combination into your accessories.
Painting Interior Doors Black Today
Today Consider Painting Interior Doors BlackAre you thinking of painting interior doors black?Needless to say, painting interior doors black shows accomplishment, professionalism, as well as security.Painted Both Doors, Trim BlackAs you can see, both folding doors painted black along with trim, making a uniform look.Black Door, Trim, With White Walls Room with black door & trim both black, oyster tile floor goes well with white walls.Hope this has given you insight with your next interior painting project, considering painting doors, as well as trim black.
White Trim, Dark Paint -> Why I'm Going Dark With My Doors
Slowly, very slowly, I’m updating things to slowly flesh out the beauty that this home could be.And they are the color the trim used to be (something else I’m also working on), which is kind of like beige/pink vomit.The dark door trend is still going strong, and I’m seeing it in enough up-scale places to think it is going to stay around for a while.Either way, I love dark doors surrounded by white trim.When I was nervous about my choice, I searched for pictures of dark doors online and it was very clear to me that I made the right decision for me.
The Best Paint Colors for Gray Trim
A round-up of taupe and gray trim paint inspirations for a modern-meets-classic look and the best paint colors to pull it off.But our next step in the paint plan is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while… gray trim!!!So I thought I’d share a few of my favorite gray / taupe trim inspiration photos along with some of the best paint colors to pull it off.After filling up my guest bedroom Pinterest board with a bajillion gray trim pins, I dove deep into all of them for hours to research all of the best, most recommended gray and taupe paint colors to pull off the look.All the gray trim luuuuurv!
Dark Gray Doors
I paintied all my interior doors dark gray and I LOVE them!Once your doors are off or you’re ready to start, you’ll need to figure out what type of paint is currently on your doors.If it is an oil-based paint you’ll want to sand them down with 220 grit sandpaper if you’re using latex paint.Start by painting the inset areas of the doors with your brush, then paint the raised/flat areas and sides with your mini roller.Wherever you buy your paint ask which ones are good for doors.
Contrasting Trim Ideas (Dark Trim, Light Walls)
In a sea of white walls, darker baseboards, door casings and window trim can really add the wow factor.Contrasting trim or contrast trim is when baseboard trim, door casings and interior doors are painted a darker color than the walls.Slate Gray Trim via Ashe LeondroDoes Window Trim and Baseboard Need to Match?But I’ve seen contrast trim on baseboards and standard white trim around windows done very successfully.Note the darker baseboard and door casings, but white window trim and closet doorWall and Trim Color CombinationsThe darker trim, lighter wall combo works best when the walls are a shade of light.
Crazy For Colored Interior Doors
Front doors that pop have been the rage for a while, but lately I have been loving the look of bold interior doors.Whether in a neutral, cool color, or warm color, a non-white, non-wood door can add a special something that makes an interior feel fresh.via Manhattan NestGray is another wonderful twist on a neutral door.In the picture below, the red door coordinates with other red accents to elevate and brighten a neutral kitchen.via The Lettered CottageWhat’s your feeling on colored interior doors.
White Walls + Contrasting Molding = HEAVEN
Golden Tan walls.Golden Tan walls.Followed by a lighting bolt of inspiration: PAINT THE WALLS WHITE AND THE TRIM A DARKER COLOR!For our little makeover, I knew I wanted to do a creamy white on the walls and a contrasting color on the millwork.I painted the ceiling, the center beam and even the ceiling fan in the Soft Wool white color.
However, we don’t think gray paint will age as beige did due to the fact that there are so many different versions, tones and shades of gray paint available.Gray Paint IdeasFrom nurseries to bathrooms to living rooms, gray paint on your walls can honestly work anywhere.Best Gray Sherwin Williams Paint Colors SW 7929 Agreeable Gray SW 7015 Agreeable Gray SW 7015 Repose Gray SW 6169 Sedate Gray SW Worldly Gray SW 7016 Mindful Gray SW 6001 Grayish (see our real-life Grayish examples and photos) SW 9167 Polished Concrete SW 6170 Techno GrayWe don’t hide that we are Sherwin Williams paint people.Techno Gray SW 6170 : In our bedroom, we do have warmer tones and this gray color works well.Painted Gray Room IdeasNow that we have covered all the Sherwin Williams gray paints that are most popular, here are some real-life rooms using Sherwin Williams gray paint and other brands as well.
How to Paint Your Interior Doors
Today I want to share with you guys just how easy it is to paint your builder-grade doors.There was nothing wrong with our doors, they were your typical faux wood doors.So in today's post, I wanted to commit an entire blog post on how to properly paint doors and hopefully answer any questions you may have on how to do it to achieve beautiful results!When I scrubbed all of my doors down I couldn't believe how dirty the water was, even though my doors were white and looked clean!I do not use a sealer or final protective coat over my paint cause the paint is trim paint and is more durable.
Sherwin Williams Iron Ore SW 7069: Paint Color Review
However, when DIRECTLY COMPARED to black, you can see the softness of Iron Ore…What’s the LRV of Iron Ore?Learn all about Samplize HEREWhat’s the best white paint color for my trim if my walls are Iron Ore?Paint Color Review: Benjamin Moore White DovePaint Color Review: Sherwin Williams Pure WhiteIs Iron Ore a good exterior color for siding, front door or trim?5 Tips to Choosing an Exterior Paint ColorAre there any paint colors the same as or similar to Iron Ore?What type of paint colors look good with Iron Ore?
Painting Black Interior Doors
When we painted our interior doors we went with all black bedroom doors on the second level and gray interior doors for the main level.I painted my downstairs built-in hutch in black so even though we have grey interior doors downstairs, the hutch ties in with the black interior doors upstairs.Whether you’re going for modern black interiors doors or farmhouse black interior doors, you can’t go wrong with Tricorn Black Sherwin Williams.Painting interior black doorsNow that we’ve answered some questions about having black doors in your house, let’s talk about the process of painting your interior doors.Painting black interior doors FAQs:Are black interior doors a trend?
Do's and Dont's for Painting Your Doors Black
Are you thinking of painting your doors black?Here is some colour expert advice to help you decide with the do’s and don’ts for painting your doors black.Do’s and Don’ts for Painting Your Doors BlackAlso, I have received many requests to post my opinion on painting doors black.Since the planet is moving from grey to black, here is the scoop on when it’s a good idea and when it’s a bad idea to paint your doors black.Okay so let’s start this tutorial by examining why the black door in this first image (above) works.
And just like that, with the most BEAUTIFUL new #D
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The Only Two Paint Finishes You Need
If you've ever shopped for paint, you’ve probably been overwhelmed by all the options for paint finishes.To make things even simpler, we refer to these as our Wall Paint and Trim Paint, and they’re the only two paint finishes you ever really need to achieve maximum beauty and functionality — no matter what room or surface you’re painting.The best paint finish for wallsEggshell is always an interior designer’s preferred paint finish, which is why our founder, Nicole, an interior designer, chose this as our ultimate finish for walls.There’s a standard sheen level range for paint finishes, and a traditional semi-gloss paint can range between 35-70% on this spectrum.Now that you've got your paint finishes down, read: The #1 Secret to Choosing a Paint Color.
Sage doors and wainscoting hallway
I’m still over here painting things sage and this project did not disappoint.Here’s a look at the before:And after:This hallway has so many doors and is fairly dark so I wanted to give it new life.So I primed the doors with Bulls Eye 123 Primer and then used a scuff-defense enamel in Benjamin Moore Sage Wisdom.For so many years I just painted whatever color I wanted without thinking about a whole house color palette.Do you have a favorite paint color you use over and over again?
Classic white trim is timeless.But the case can be made for darker painted trim too.White trim is so expected.Darker trim can also warm up a room.This trim color is warm and keeps this room interesting.
Repose Gray – Undertones & Coordinating Colors
Repose Gray SW 7015 is a warm gray paint color.Today I’m diving deep into Repose Gray to discuss it’s undertones, complimentary colors and flooring colors that work with it.Repose Gray Sherwin Williams 7015 – Undertones and Coordinating Colors!Here’s a paint sample of Sherwin Williams Repose Gray SW 7015Is Repose Gray Warm Or Cool?Repose Gray is a warm gray neutral paint color.
White Interior with Dark Doors
Exterior white trim and stained wood trim on a brick house Nash
Light green walls, large bay window in dining room looking out on the deck - Residential painting by Nash Painting Nashville TN