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What is Eggshell Paint and When Should You Use it?

Have you ever had a conversion with someone who knew way more about a topic than you? You sit there with a million questions in your head, you do not know how to express yourself, and you are dumbfounded by what they are saying. After spending years and years marveling at interior design books, I …

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What is Oil-Based Paint and When Should it Be Used?

Paint, in or on homes, has been used for thousands of years. There are several occasions throughout the time that paint was used as an expression dating back to our oldest ancestors. More than 30,000 years ago, cavemen and women used paint for various reasons. Although there is no way to know for sure, it …

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What is Gloss Paint and When Should You Use It?

Social media platforms are helping people turn their homes into the spaces of their dreams. Platforms like Tik-Tok, Instagram, and Pinterest are all filled with ideas to transform your space. From sheet suggestions and where to buy the best mirror to decor tips and painting do’s and don’t these platforms can be a powerful tool. …

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What is Enamel Paint and When Should You Use It?

Paint itself has a long history. From the stone ages until the modern-day, paint has always been a part of human life. In the late 1800s paint became a larger part of our society. Paint factories started to spring up all across the U.S. The paint was widely manufactured to make it more readily accessible. …

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What is Latex Based Paint and When Should You Use It?

When I got my first apartment post-college, I had a rude awakening when it came to getting furniture. Stepping into adulthood was a big transformation. As a child, there are things you do not have to think about, that adults have to think about every single day.  For example: how was I supposed to know …

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What is Chalkboard Paint? It’s Not Just For The Classroom

I spent years of my life staring at a chalkboard. From my early years at a catholic school that didn’t have the funds to have fancy projectors, to my high school years, where I had to get up at five in the morning, throw my uniform on just to get to class right before the …

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What is Matte Paint? (What To Know Before You Buy)

You have heard it over and over: painting your home is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to drastically change your space. Whether you are trying to update dark colors to be more modern, change the trim to fit into your new boho theme, or add new artwork, homes (and people) are constantly …

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Natural Pigment Dyeing with North American Plants!

It is doubtful there is anyone alive who doesn’t get extremely excited when entering the marker aisle. I myself have fallen victim to impulse purchasing a pack of 200 colored markers to only ever use the primary colors. Colors are just exciting! There are so many available options! But there weren’t always, and it’s weird …

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How to Get Nail Polish Off Walls Without Removing Paint

Your worst nightmare has just come true. Whether you’ve suffered an accidental swipe of a freshly applied manicure or your budding little artist has decided to explore a new medium, getting nail polish stuck to the wall can seem like an unsolvable problem. Nail polish on a wall is technically just one layer of paint …

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Should You Use Interior or Exterior Paint for Garage Walls?

Many of us use our home garage as a place to store unused and seasonal items. It tends to be a landing spot for items that we do not know what else to do with. If your garage is unfinished, you may be able to finish it and make it more user-friendly. Your first step in …

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Can I Paint Over Exterior Paint with Interior Paint?

Outside or inside, what’s the difference with paint? Isn’t white paint at the end of the day just white paint with a bunch of different labels on it? If that’s the case, then there should be no issue painting an interior over an exterior paint. In fact, the answer is no, paints are very different …

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Can You Use Exterior Paint on Kitchen Cabinets?

Lots of folks who have lived in their house for any length of time or regularly work on paint projects will have extra cans of paint stored in the garage or similar. And that can trigger the idea of using the available paint as a quick, low-cost solution for painting interior cabinetry needing a serious …

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