Steve Green

After graduating in 2011, Steve worked in the interior design industry as a sales, advisor, and marketer. He has been writing and editing since 2014 mostly in the home decor and gardening industry. His area of expertise includes home decor, color matching, and home improvement. Steve is passionate about architecture, interior trends, using colors, and improving all parts of his home. 10 years of professional web publishing and media experience. 8 years working in the home design and interior decor industry.

Posts by Steve Green:

Deck Colors for A White House
| Updated August 1, 2023 | Published August 1, 2023

Houses that have been painted white, or have white siding, are one of the easiest to coordinate with because you’re guaranteed that any colors will go with white. Decks in neutral colors will work well with white, and even brighter or dark colors can be good options.

Can Sherwin Williams Color Match Benjamin Moore

Technically, yes- Sherwin Williams can color match their paint to Benjamin Moore colors, but realistically- no, they can’t. This might sound a tad confusing, but bear with us while we explain the reasons behind this. Sherwin Williams, or any paint mixing provider, can offer to color-match paint for you, which has been designed by a different paint manufacturer.

What Are Chromatic and Achromatic Colors

Having an understanding of chromatic and achromatic colors can help if you’re an artist or a designer. Here we uncover the definition of both of these terms and explain how they can be used in home decor.

What Colors Make Red

Red is one of the most prominent colors on the color wheel because of how bold and vivid it is. It is heavily used in art to make people or objects stand out, though it is lesser used in home decor because of its intensity. Here we explore the psychology of red and look at what colors make red.

Tertiary Color

On the standard color wheel, there are three types of colors; primary colors, secondary colors, and tertiary colors. The primary colors are red, yellow, and blue, and all of the secondary and tertiary colors are created by using these primary colors in varying combinations. There are six tertiary colors, which are blue-green, green-yellow, yellow-orange, orange-red, red-purple, and purple-blue. Here we explore how to make tertiary colors and how they can be used in home decor.

What colors make white?
| Updated July 28, 2023 | Published July 28, 2023

There is a lot of debate around whether white is actually a color since the very definition of white is that it lacks color, and white is not featured on the color wheel or on the color spectrum. If we believe that white isn’t a color, then how do we go about making white? Here we explore different suggestions and debunk some myths when it comes to creating white.

What Color to Paint Soffit and Fascia

Choosing the right color for your soffit and fascia can have a major impact on your home’s curb appeal and can even result in an increased property valuation. Popular colors for soffit and fascia include white, gray, black, and beige, but there are many other colors you could opt for.

Monochrome Color
| Updated July 24, 2023 | Published July 24, 2023

A monochrome color palette will contain various shades, tints, and tones of the same color, creating a look that offers depth and interest without any stark contrasts that might be overstimulating.

Tints, Tones, and Shades
| Updated July 24, 2023 | Published July 24, 2023

Tints, tones, and shades are terms you’ll hear often if you’re involved in anything that uses color theory. Artists, fashion designers, and interior designers will all be familiar with the impact of tints, tones, and shades on color schemes and on the energy they create.

How to Paint a Shower Pan

If your shower tray has faded, or you’ve moved into a new property where the shower tray looks old and out of date, you can paint it instead of replacing it. Painting a shower pan is an easy job that anyone with a basic understanding of DIY can do, following a few simple instructions regarding preparation and paint spraying.

Egg chair dimensions
| Updated July 22, 2023 | Published July 22, 2023

While egg chairs share the same shape, they come in a range of different sizes which can make choosing the right egg chair a challenge. A standard egg chair has dimensions of around 43 inches in height, 34 inches in width, and 31 inches in depth, though this can vary between each model.

Front Door Window Covering Ideas
| Updated July 22, 2023 | Published July 22, 2023

Choosing a front door with a window in it is a popular way to allow more light into the entryway, and some people also like to see who is at their door before opening it up to visitors. However, there are also some drawbacks to having a window in your front door, such as a lack of privacy or light flooding in early in the morning and waking you up.