Painting master bath

Painting Master Bath - The DIY Girl

I was painting a lot of light colors in other rooms to maximize the light, but wanted the master bath to be a really dark, almost evergreen, green with the snow-white trim and shower. I once again tried the Clark + Kensington in Carriage Hill green after doing some drywall repairs and priming those spots. I don’t want to minimize painting. You have to remove all the electrical plates, the towel bars, toilet tissue holders, the bathroom mirrors. You have to tape all the woodwork and counters. Groan — you have to paint around the toilet. ┬áPainting a large room … Read more…

Painting Basement Den Area

Painting Den - The DIY Girl

The first room I painted in my newly purchased house was the living room. Since I’d had great luck at my previous house a few years ago with Valspar paint from Lowe’s that’s what I purchased for these rooms. As I stated in another post it simply wasn’t the same paint. Roller marks were a terrible problem and if I tried to go back and smooth them out the paint lifted off the wall. I realized it could be a result of poor quality paint I was trying to cover. After checking Consumer Reports I wanted to try their top … Read more…