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18 Cozy Paint Color Ideas Inspired By Autumn

Bring warmth to your space long after the leaves have fallen.

Decorating & Design

See Pantone’s New Purple Inspired By Prince

Pantone has just released Love Symbol #2, a dark purple shade inspired by Prince’s Yamaha piano, which was to go on tour with the musician before his death last year. Throughout his career, Prince became known for his association with purple — most famously for the 1984 film Purple Rain, which…

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Introducing Benjamin Moore’s Newest Paint Line, Century

Benjamin Moore just launched Century, a new premium paint line with 75 saturated shades that promises not only to drench your walls in a rich sweep of color, but to make them buttery soft as well. Century’s highly-tactile Soft Touch Matte is offered in a range of mid-to-dark tones inspired by nature’s…

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3 Bright Ideas: Easy DIY Paint Projects To Try Now

See how H&H’s Reiko Caron created a two-tone panelled treatment on walls, refurbished an old dresser and gave new life to thrift store accessories.

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10 Paint Colors Inspiring H&H Editors Right Now

From soft pink to sage green, discover what shades we're dreaming of.

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See The World’s Biggest Paint Swatch

Last week Canadian Tire launched their new Premier paint line and it was a pretty big deal — about 35,000-square feet to be exact. That was size of the world’s biggest paint swatch, which the company created in a parking lot north of Toronto. The swatch includes 185 of the…

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15 DIY Projects That Prove A Little Paint Goes A Long Way

Breathe life into your space with our best paint projects.

Decorating & Design

Painting Walls Pink? Make Sure You Do This One Thing!

Millennial Pink, the shade just shy of bubblegum that ranges from dusky ballerina to peachy salmon, is sweeping the design industry — and it’s just the thing to freshen up rooms for spring. There’s a decorating secret to successfully painting rooms pink it so it doesn’t come off as frivolous or saccharine. The…

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DIY: Ombré Coffee Table

Annie Sloan, author and creator of Chalk Paint™, shares how to make the Ombré Coffee Table from her new book, Annie Sloan Paints Everything. Ombré means “shaded” in French, and the gradual blending of colors on pieces of furniture seems to be a crossover idea from the world of fashion, where…

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Why Designers Love This Color That Reads As A Neutral

Browse 15 light and airy spaces painted in the soothing hue.

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Is Grey Out? 6 Neutral Paint Colors To Try Now

Assistant design editor Jen Masseau shares six shades she’s loving now. Grey has been the go-to neutral for those wanting an alternative to white, without committing to full-fledged color. But after the drab shade’s long popularity streak, we’re starting to see more and more spaces that prove a variety of other hues are…

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How Much Paint Do I Need?

You’ve mulled over the paint chips, chosen the color, and now you’re ready to purchase the paint — but how many cans will you need for your project? As a rule of thumb, 1 gallon of paint will cover 350-square-feet, but this formula is only a loose estimate. For a more reliable…

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6 Livable Paint Color Ideas To Boost Your Color Confidence

Our favorite paint colors for 2017 lean towards striking, yet livable hues that add quiet drama to spaces. We’re craving some color, but we don’t want to go all the way. Browse through our gallery and see show-stopping spaces that use color in a livable way. To see our full 2017 Paint Report, pick up our…

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DIY: Buffalo Check Statement Wall

See how Reiko Caron brings a white wall to life with the bold pattern, which is perfect for a cabin or rustic mudroom.

Decorating & Design

DIY: Faux-Clay Half Wall

Bring color and character to plain white walls with this simple paint project. You’ll need: two paint colors in a matte finish (we used Red Earth (64) by Farrow & Ball for the wainscotting and Nancy’s Blushes (278) by Farrow & Ball for the accent stripe) painter’s tape, drop cloth, brushes, rollers.