There are some amazing kitchen color trends happening on the design scene today. You guys know I’m a sucker for a white and grey marbled cooking retreat, so I’m not saying neutral kitchens are going away any time soon. However, these colorful trends for the kitchen are worthy of sharing.
I cannot believe we are just one week away from the 4th of July! Although this summer has been great thus far, it’s going way too fast! I love soaking up the Pittsburgh sun, and more importantly having as much fun as possible. I do most of my home projects in the spring and fall, so the warmer months are left for fun times with the little’s. If I do start any projects, I keep it simple. Ideally, something that takes no more than a weekend. Here are a few ideas…
“Don’t be afraid of colors. Colors have been around for centuries. Stay true to your colors and your lifestyle will shine your soul of colors.” ~ Jeffrey Johnson
I’m always looking for unique ways to incorporate more color into our home. I’m typically drawn to everything black and white, so adding pops of color where I can is essential. One way to set the tone for your home is to paint your front door a color other than factory grade white or almond. I know when I see colored doors, they kind of make me smile a bit, and have me curious about their owners. I speculate what their design taste is on the inside, and I’m pretty sure they have unique personalities.
You certainly can paint your door whatever color you like, but did you know that some colors actually have meaning behind them?VIEW POST
You can scour the internet and find a thousand bloggers posting DIY chalk paint recipes. There’s recipes ranging from baking soda to grout. From plaster of paris to calcium carbonate. After researching these recipes myself, I found the plaster of paris recipe was the easiest to whip up, with little investment and has great chalky coverage. Since chalk is made up of calcium carbonate, I’m sure it would be the leading winner for coverage. However, it’s not easy to find. And that is simply why it didn’t come in first for me.
Here is my easy, go-to recipe for DIY chalk paint