Posted on 2/1/2019 12:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
One of the easiest ways to give your home a fresh new updated look for the new year is with a fresh coat of paint. All the color options, techniques, and equipment available at your local hardware store may seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be stressful. Painting can be fun! Consider some of these tips to make your painting experience fun and exciting.
Picking your paint and finish
Choosing the right paint for your room may depend on the features of the room such as size, focal point, etc. To make a room look larger than it is, consider painting the room in light colors such as cream or white. Should you choose pastel colors, blues and greens tend to work best in small spaces. Select furnishings for the room in a similar color as minimizing contrasting colors add to the perceived image of a room. Should you want a darker color, select paint with a high gloss finish. The shine provided by this type of paint will reflect light and add to the overall look o ...