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TUESDAY FINDS: DRESS UP YOUR ADDRESS BY PAINTING YOUR FRONT DOOR

TUESDAY FINDS: DRESS UP YOUR ADDRESS BY PAINTING YOUR FRONT DOOR

April 25, 2021 2 min read

Did you know that dreaming about a door represents new opportunities and change? Hey, I’m no dream expert, but maybe it’s actually your front door trying to tell you “Opportunity is knocking and I’m ready for a change!” A bright, juicy burst of colour can turn your front door into an intriguing focal point.
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Vinyl Siding Transformation

Vinyl Siding Transformation

April 25, 2021 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. 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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Freshen Up Your Curb Appeal: 6 Steps to Paint Your Front Door

Freshen Up Your Curb Appeal: 6 Steps to Paint Your Front Door

April 25, 2021 3 min read

Have you heard the phrase, “You will never get a second chance to make a first impression”? As many have experienced this first hand, they understand how crucial a first impression is. But first impressions don’t start when you say the first hello, first impressions start when the newcomer walks up the front steps to your door.
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Feng Shui: Attract Positivity By Painting Your Front Door

April 25, 2021 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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Put Your Color to the Test: Our Tips for Choosing and Testing Paint Samples

Put Your Color to the Test: Our Tips for Choosing and Testing Paint Samples

February 18, 2021 3 min read

You fell in love with a paint chip. Hey, it happens. But as enamoured as you may be with that particular shade of awesome, how appealing will that colour be when it’s painted on a wall, fills an entire room or covers the outside of your house?
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LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL WITH THE RIGHT PAINT ROLLER COVER

January 23, 2021 2 min read

Ask a pro how to make almost any paint project quicker and easier, and they’ll tell you to put down the brush and just roll with it.
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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

January 11, 2021 2 min read

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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DESIGNER PROFILE: ATHINA MOUTSATSOS, HOME STYLES BY ATHINA

DESIGNER PROFILE: ATHINA MOUTSATSOS, HOME STYLES BY ATHINA

October 22, 2020 2 min read

As a kid, Athina would constantly rearrange her bedroom furniture to make it feel like she was creating a completely new room. Today, as a Certified Interior Decorator and the owner of Home Styles by Athina, she still enjoys doing that for her clients, albeit on a much grander scale.
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The 2021 Color of the Year will Teal the Spotlight

The 2021 Color of the Year will Teal the Spotlight

October 14, 2020 2 min read

As inviting and as soothing as Greece’s bluish-green sea, Aegean Teal 2136-40 is an exceptional balance of blue, green and grey. This intriguing midtone creates natural harmony and a sense of calm, inviting an opportunity to reflect and reset amidst softened, casual elegance.
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Sweater Weather: Our Picks for the Warmest, Coziest Beiges this Season

Sweater Weather: Our Picks for the Warmest, Coziest Beiges this Season

September 24, 2020 2 min read

It seems everyone has tried to escape the seasonal blahs by building cozy home nests feathered with hygge flair – faux furs, chunky knits, natural woods and candles, sooo many candles –  recreating the warm, fuzzy feelings of, say, mom’s homemade soup, a favorite sweatshirt or a hug. 
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Pat-A-Cake, Pat-A-Cake, Painter’s Can: Choosing Colours for the Nursery

Pat-A-Cake, Pat-A-Cake, Painter’s Can: Choosing Colours for the Nursery

September 24, 2020 2 min read

As the two of you will be spending a lot of time together in the nursery, you’ll want to choose gentle colours that work like a lullaby: they should evoke cozy feelings of comfort and calm and will cradle them right to sleep. 

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Our Friends at Exceptional Painting Named Sudbury’s Top Small Enterprise

Our Friends at Exceptional Painting Named Sudbury’s Top Small Enterprise

September 18, 2020 2 min read

We are over the moon about the news that one of our favourite local paint contractors just won this year’s Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce’s Bell Business Excellence Small Enterprise Award.  
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