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The Colours of Fall 2012

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Welcome to fall, which officially begins today! The colours are not yet as vibrant as those shown at Fallingwater, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 and built between 1936-38, but colours are definitely starting to shift.

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6 Painting Mistakes

Feb 14, 2008 by Marathon Painting Pros

There are many aspects involved in getting a great paint job. Detailed prep, advanced products, and skilled craftsmanship are a few items that ensure a longer-lasting paint job. Below are some items to avoid that occur all too often. Mistake #1: Inadequate Preparation. A quality paint job starts with high performance surface preparation. Professional prep includes anti-mildew power washing, removing loose and peeling paint, countersinking nail heads, priming new wood, …

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Colour Confidence

Mar 14, 2012 by Clements Interiors

Well, it seems like a simple concept. You’ve heard from all the experts that a fresh coat of paint is the most economical and quickest solution to revitalizing any room. How complicated can choosing a paint colour be, right? No big deal.

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The Psychology of Colour in the Home

Mar 05, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Given the bold hues chosen by the likes of Pantone (Tangerine Tango) and the Color Marketing Group (Boyz-N-Berry) as the 2012 Colours of the Year, some people will naturally question the impact of colour within their home and how it effects mood.

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Make a Room Look Larger with Paint

Feb 14, 2008 by Executive Touch

It is often true that a current living situation does not allow you to have the luxury of huge spaces in your home. Therefore, the question of how to make a small space look larger often arises. With some simple painting techniques and attention to decorating, any room can be transformed from a small cubicle to a luxurious living area that seems much larger than it really is. Paint can significantly aid in making a small room appear to grow in size. Cream and white, icy …

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The Voice of Colour: PPG’s 2012 / 2013 Colour Trends

Nov 30, 2011 by MeCC Interiors

PPG’s 2012 / 2013 colour trend forecast calls for an awakening of the senses, a new positiveness, a search for increased intensity, and a sense of luxuriousness.

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CMG Names 2012 Colour of the Year

Nov 30, 2011 by MeCC Interiors

If you’re planning ahead for 2012 and want to know what is happening in terms of colours, the Color Marketing Group (CMG) suggests Boyz-N-Berry, a “deep rich purple with slight red undertones. It is mature and elegant yet has a youthful edginess. It reflects our changing mindset on so many issues — off centre and unconventional, spiritual, meditative yet impulsive. It is serene and in control.” It is also able to blur the line, being both masculine and feminine and appealing to everyone.

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When It Comes to Color, Follow Your Heart

Aug 05, 2011 by Interiors By Carolyn

How do you feel about your home and how does your home feel about you? It is a well-known fact that different colors in the home can have an immediate impact on our mood. Changing a color is one of the most exciting and economical ways to transform a space; alternatively, choosing a color can be a very overwhelming experience, since there are as many colors available on the market as there are grains of sands on the beach. Understanding color is vital to creating your perfect space.

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2011 Colour of the Year

Jul 26, 2011 by MeCC Interiors

You may have noticed the return of bright colours over the past few months. Perhaps most prominent among them is pink. Not the dusty rose hues of the early 80s, or the fluorescents from a few years later, but a bold, fuchsia-like tone. So it is not terribly surprising that Pantone has named it their 2011 colour of the year.

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Working Safely With Lead-Based Paint

Jul 18, 2011 by Eco-Strip LLC

Until recently, contractors, homeowners, and the general public in the U.S. had little knowledge of the dangers around them as they worked on older buildings. Many historic restorationists who focused on buildings from the 19th and early 20th century knew that the lead commonly used as a binder and colorant in old paint could poison them. In 1971, the U.S. Housing and Urban Development agency (HUD) enacted laws to reduce lead in house dust in federally-assisted housing. It wasn’t until 1978 that the US outlawed the manufacture and application of lead-based paint. Most European countries had done so decades before.

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2010-2011 Colour Forecast

Nov 09, 2009

More lively hues will be making a comeback in home décor in 2010-2011 and it’s all about using colour as a mood-lifter in the midst of challenging times.

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The Importance of Caulking when it comes to Painting

Aug 05, 2009 by Top Notch Interiors

Caulking is an extremely underrated task. People either don’t know about it, or don’t appreciate the difference maker that it is. The objective of this article is to either introduce you to caulking, or reinforce it’s importance.

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Colour Psychology and Painting

Jan 14, 2009 by Executive Touch

The color scheme that you select for a room has the ability to create the mood of the individuals that enter the space.

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Decor and Furniture Ideas for Bathrooms

Oct 17, 2008 by Spacify

Bathrooms are no longer lonely entities used to brush teeth and for everyday routine. Not long back interior designers and home décor enthusiasts started paying attention to decor and furniture ideas for bathrooms…

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