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In the past, white has been the standard color for trim, and people have put very little thought into what to do with their trim from a decor point of view. Leaving the trim in its natural wooden state with a layer of varnish to protect it has also been a popular option in years gone by; however, painting trim in a colored paint is a trend that has been gradually taking off, and we are now seeing homes with trim in all sorts of shades. Here we will look at some of the best paint colors for trim and what wall colors to pair it with.

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If you’re considering painting your nursery in gray, then you’ll be pleased to know that this is still a very stylish color option for a baby or child’s room, and it offers several benefits. Here we will look at the best shades of gray paint available that will work well in a nursery, as well as the colors that will work well alongside gray shades, and how to incorporate them flawlessly into a nursery for the dreamiest result.

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Black has long been thought of as a classic and elegant color in fashion; just look at the little black dress or tuxedo suits. However, in homes, black is often considered an oppressive or gloomy color. We have also been taught for many years that dark interiors will make a room feel small and claustrophobic. Since we have faced decades of white, pale, or brightly lit interiors, people are now finding themselves drawn to darker shades, and an interior design revolution has occurred where darker colored walls and furnishings are highly sought after.

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Green is a very hot color in interior design right now, being used in everything from upholstered sofas to kitchen cabinets. One of the easiest ways to freshen up your interior style with this trendy color is to simply paint the walls in a room or update the trim in a neutral room with dark green paint.

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Aqua isn’t considered to be a particularly trendy paint color among interior designers or home decor enthusiasts right now, but if you are looking for a long-term paint color that will stand the test of time and remain a pleasant and palatable shade, then aqua should be among your considerations.

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The term ‘boxing paint’ is something you probably haven’t heard before unless you’re a professional painter and decorator or you’re very keen on DIY. Boxing paint is a technique that most large-scale decorators use to ensure consistent results that make for happy customers. Here we look at exactly what boxing paint is and how you can use it to achieve professional standards at home.

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If you want to upcycle your Billy bookcase, painting it is a great option. This can give your bookcase a whole new look, is an easy project to achieve, and results in a stylish piece of furniture on a small budget. The Billy bookcase is not made from solid wood, so you will need to follow slightly different guidelines compared with painting solid furniture items. Learn the best way to paint an IKEA Billy bookcase here.

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If you want to change the color scheme in a room, you can do so without having to buy new decor accessories and instead paint the ones you already have to give them an updated look. Picture frames are easy to paint and can be upcycled whether they are wood, metal, or plastic.

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Choosing which type of paint you should use on your interior decorating project can be a minefield as we are faced with so many options of paint types at the hardware store, and that’s before you’ve even selected which color you are going to use! Here we explain the differences between vinyl matt paints and non-vinyl matt paints and which situations would be best for these types of paints.

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If you have a painting project, you need to consider several variables when picking the best paint. Aside from the color, you also need to know the different paint can sizes. That way, you’ll be able to estimate the amount of paint you’ll need to complete the project. So, what are the different paint can sizes?

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Chalkboard paint is a type of paint that gives a matte finish suitable for writing on with chalk. In this article, we’ll go into detail about the best chalkboard paint for your current or next project.

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Although it is often associated with wood finishing, varnish may be applied to a variety of materials. Varnish, not unlike paint, can and is used for aesthetic and protective reasons. And, much like paint, varnishes have finishes that vary from gloss through satin to matte. This describes the sheen of the finish and how reflective it will be.