Pop of Color: How-To Paint a Door

May 5, 2014


I'm still working on my boys room. It's almost done, but it's probably been the longest room makeover in history (well maybe not, I think that was the master bedroom which I am happy to say is complete - well 95% complete).  Even though I want to call this latest makeover DONE, a room often does AND should take time to create and come together. The transformation of a space is like a 1000 piece puzzle, it takes time and patience to get all the pieces just right and often, it's the final stretch that takes the longest.  And that's okay. As I am rounding up the room finishing up the final … [Read more...]

The Crazy Painting Lady

July 30, 2012

Painting Chair

Yes, that's me -The Crazy Painting Lady, or maybe I should say, the painting lady that's crazy!  Either way, I've been quite nutty lately while I've been busy working hard and tackling lots of painting projects... From rooms to doors, from furniture to moulding, I have been non-stop painting for over a month.  With the Summer in full swing, I was able to lessen my work load (slightly) and focus on spending time with my kids while off of school and some new DIY projects. Most aren't done, but come take a look anyway... After the staircase project, I dove right into painting the … [Read more...]

Paint Tips & Techniques: Essential Painting Tools

May 13, 2011

Sherwin Williams Paint Visualizer

What a great week it has been, plus a giveaway...how much better can it get?!  To round out the SAS Interiors Paint Week, I'm going back...Way Back... to these posts.  Let's take a look at these oldies, but goodies ~ Aside from estimating how much paint is needed, what paint is best to use, and what brush/roller is best for the project, you NEED to actually choice a color.  And what better tool to use, than this: Sherwin Williams created this amazing tool ~ a Paint Visualizer, where you can upload a picture of your space and virtually see your room with other paint colors. When … [Read more...]

Valspar FREE Sample & Prepping to Paint Tips

March 21, 2011


Since I've been on the subject of paint lately, I couldn't resist sharing this awesome deal. Valspar has been giving away paint samples since mid January and will continue to, until early May. Get your FREE paint sample today with there 100 days. 1000 chances. Millions of possibilities campaign.  I signed up and received my FREE package last week. It's quite easy, and here's how ~ Click {here}. Starting at 10am (central time) everyday, the first 1000 people can select their color of choice and receive a free sample kit (seen above).  If you miss out, try again tomorrow. Everything you … [Read more...]

{Tutorial} Using Benjamin Moore’s Virtual Fan Deck

March 18, 2011

Virtual Fan Deck + Benjamin Moore

Yesterday I shared with you my new favorite Paint Visualizer Tool that can help you virtually see and play with different paint colors BEFORE making the investment and spending endless hours painting.  Another helpful tool that I often use when looking through and selecting colors, is the Benjamin Moore Virtual Fan Deck.  Once downloaded, you can flip through thousands of paint colors within seconds. Here's a Step by Step ~ 1. First, head to Benjamin Moore Virtual Fan Deck 2. Click: Download the Virtual Fan Deck to your computer 3. Click: Install Now 4. Follow the remaining steps to … [Read more...]

5 Simple Steps to Using an Online Paint Visualizer

March 17, 2011

Sherwin Williams Paint Visualizer

Have you ever been reluctant to paint a room because you simply CAN NOT CHOOSE A COLOR??  Fear no more.  Most paint companies, if not all, offer a feature on their website that allows you to upload and virtually see your room with other paint colors.  Virtual visualizers are a great way to see how your space would look BEFORE investing endless hours and lots of money. With the kids bathroom being the next space on my list to renovate, I thought virtually playing with some colors would help me hone in on what color to paint.  After checking out a few paint manufacturer sites, I found Sherwin … [Read more...]