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Perhaps you’ve noticed lots of black painted trim – doors, windows, woodwork – in interior design magazines.  The problem is, not ALL the trim is black, which makes it hard to figure out the pattern.  Maybe all the baseboards and...
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Clients often ask us about grasscloth, whether it wears well, and especially whether it’s possible to get a “seamless” look with it.  We love grasscloth!  Yes, it wears beautifully (this is not your 1970’s straw-looking stuff – today the fibers...
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Most of us know by now that the “Brown Phase” of interior design is (thankfully!) over.  It lasted a good long while… through all of the 90’s and into the mid-2000’s.   White and gray are tied for the “new...
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We wanted to show you one of our favorite examples of how white cabinets will transform a space!  This small kitchen, in a lovely hundred-year-old home in a historic neighborhood, was completely transformed when Paper Moon Painting refinished the cabinets in...
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Okay, so you decided your kitchen needs a facelift, and “painting cabinets” is first on your list.  You thought your Uncle Gene said that he left you some “fracking land”, but it just sounded like that with his  south Texas accent....
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Seemingly all at once, everyone’s cabinets are outdated. One day, everyone woke up, took a good look at their golden oak cabinets while brewing their morning coffee, and said to themselves, “Argh!!… they’re orange!”  Or  you realize that those “whitewashed” pickled...
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Over the past few weeks, some of my clients have really struggled to pick a paint color.   These people were decisive professionals in their business lives, yet when sifting through hundreds of colors in dozens of paint charts, they froze.   So many colors are...
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We’re back for Part 2 of the gripping story that had you all on the edge of your seats at the end of Part 1: “I tried removing this *f#&$@%!!^ paper, I’ve realized that removing wallpaper is no joyride but...
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So I walk into one of my jobs the other day and what do I see but one of my painters making a massive rookie mistake:  trying to remove wallpaper that didn’t want to be removed.  Ugh!  There goes an extra...
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“Which paint sheen should I use?”  “Does it really matter?”  “Is there such thing as a sheen mistake?”  I hear these questions all the time. What is paint “sheen”, exactly? Loosely defined,  “sheen” is the amount of “shininess” of any...
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Okay folks, in case you haven’t noticed:   the wallpaper trends have changed again.  I know you’ve been meaning to get rid if that old dated wallpaper, thinking that the stuff is completely “out”.  You’ve resigned yourself to having that room textured and...
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