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Touching Up is (Not) Hard to Do: 6 Steps to Touching Up

Touching Up is (Not) Hard to Do: 6 Steps to Touching Up

May 11, 2020 2 min read 1 Comment

It happens. In the rush of daily life, walls in high-traffic areas of the home get scratched and scuffed. With a bit of time, patience and procedure, you can touch up those marks and keep your walls looking fresh and smooth in 6 easy steps.
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PsyCOLORgy 101: YELLOW

PsyCOLORgy 101: YELLOW

April 16, 2020 2 min read

Sunshine. Daisies. Sweet lemony pie. All cheerful images we usually associate with the warmth of yellow. And yet, studies show that babies cry more often in yellow nurseries and that married couples argue most inside kitchens painted in, you guessed it, the “happiest” color.

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Vinyl Siding Transformation

Vinyl Siding Transformation

April 15, 2020 2 min read

While you might be hesitant to consider painting your siding, if it’s done right, painting it will give you up to 10 years of stunning results –at a fraction of the price of new siding. Most homeowners are motivated to paint their vinyl siding because the colour has become dated. The washed out yellow or pale blue that looked great twenty years ago – would look outstanding in a more modern taupe, warm gray or tan.
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Teach the kids to paint; a life skill that will always come in. Barrydowne Paint in Sudbury has all the tips and tricks.

SCHOOL’S OUT, BUT PAINTING THE KIDS’ ROOMS IS DEFINITELY IN

April 13, 2020 3 min read

We know you’ve got your hands full, juggling the demands of working from home while helping your kiddos get the hang of e-learning models. But here’s a fun project the whole family can get behind: painting the kids’ rooms. Consider it part of the real-world curriculum. And because it involves their own rooms, the kids will be genuinely invested in the outcome.
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HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SHOP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SHOP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

April 03, 2020 2 min read 1 Comment

While our stores are closed to the public as per Health Canada’s guidelines, it’s not only possible but easy to shop for paint from the comfort of your home and without setting foot in our store.
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Feng Shui: Attract Positivity By Painting Your Front Door

April 01, 2020 2 min read

Your front door is so much more than an entranceway – it’s a chance for your home to make a statement and say, “Hello, world!” What really speaks volumes is a fresh coat of curb appeal. Go bold with the paint colour of your front door and life instantly becomes more interesting.   

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PsyCOLORgy 101: RED

PsyCOLORgy 101: RED

March 18, 2020 2 min read

Your favorite steakhouse is definitely onto something. In the presence of red, we tend to eat more – and eat longer – so it’s a popular choice for restaurant décor. Menus too. Red meat, red wine and red velvet cake need only those three little letters to entice us with an intensely flavorful experience.

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Tuesday Finds: No Confusion with a Pink Infusion

Tuesday Finds: No Confusion with a Pink Infusion

March 10, 2020 2 min read 1 Comment

Inspired by 2102-70 First Light, Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year 2020, Brooke-lyn is showing you how to look at pink in a fresh new way! Pink has been revitalized as a real trendsetter for paint and decor this year. It’s a refreshing alternative to more traditional neutrals, but like them, pink can create a very calming space and works well as a blank canvas that complements and elevates other colours. 
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Sudbury, this Tuesday Brooke-lyn has returned from a trip to Ireland and is sharing a color palette inspired by Ireland.

Tuesday Finds: Dublin Up on Color Inspiration in Ireland

March 03, 2020 2 min read

Inspired by her recent trip to Ireland, Brooke-lyn has put together a Benjamin Moore colour palette of subtle, soft calming earth tones designed to take you back to Ireland anytime we want to go – without a passport! These spectacular hues are perfect for creating a space that says fáilte (“welcome”) to our home, whether on the walls or on accent furniture, kitchen cabinets, walls or small decorative touches. 
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Headshot of Vanessa Bartoli, in front of the paint color chip display at Barrydowne Paint in Sudbury, Ontario.

PEOPLE PRIMER: VANESSA

February 28, 2020 3 min read

Vanessa definitely got her groove back. Ever since, she has become known for her advancing colour-matching skills and for the way she goes above and beyond for Barrydowne’s customers, even if it means becoming an intrepid hunter of hard-to-find items. 

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Tuesday Finds: Bringin’ Home the Trends

Tuesday Finds: Bringin’ Home the Trends

February 18, 2020 2 min read

After sharing some awesome finds from the 2020 Interior Design Show in Toronto, Brooke-lyn is showing you how you can bring those trends into your own home. Don’t know where to find them? She's got your back! Check out some of this year’s biggest trends in interior design and where you can shop for them locally.
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PsyCOLORgy 101: BLUE

PsyCOLORgy 101: BLUE

February 18, 2020 2 min read

Color therapy suggests that blue evokes clarity and increased intuition. We know we can trust and depend on people in blue uniforms. Also said to reduce blood pressure, slow respiration and decrease heart rate, the serenity of blue is commonly used in hospitals and health centers to promote relaxation and healing for body and mind. Its calming effect rejuvenates us on the home front too, which is why blue reigns in bedrooms and family rooms.   

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