The House & Home Guide To Paint Finishes

April 26 2018 We break down the different paint finishes and how to best use them below. Matte/Flat  Why: Creates a rich, soft and slightly chalky-looking finish that absorbs light well to help hide any surface imperfections. Where: Low traffic surfaces with little washing required, such as living rooms and ceilings. Eggshell/Satin  Why: Contains a slightly […]

7 Easy Ways to Decorate With Lilac

Rich lilac walls highlight pretty white accents. Image: PPG Voice of Color Lilac has unseated Millennial Pink as the most exciting pastel for our homes, and we couldn’t be happier. While pastel pink can be a soothing addition to a contemporary color palette, lilac and lavender are more versatile and easy to use. Once thought […]

21 Ideas for Wild Statement Ceilings

Usually, the ceiling in any space goes fairly unnoticed. Seen as just a way to hide insulation, roofs and attics, ceilings tend to get painted a light color and then left alone. But if you’re looking to create a space that really pops, you might want to consider adding some artistic flair to the ceiling. […]

House Tour: A “Boho Beach Bungalow” in California

Name: Megan Martinez and Caleb Light-WillsLocation: Santa Monica, California Size: 1,100 square feetYears lived in: 2 years, renting When Megan moved to Los Angeles seven years ago from New York, she didn’t feel like she was really home until she found what she now calls her, “Boho Beach Bungalow” two years ago. As a blogger […]