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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!”
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ALL HANDS ON DECK: Why Fall is the Best Season to be Layin’ Stain

ALL HANDS ON DECK: Why Fall is the Best Season to be Layin’ Stain

April 25, 2021 1 min read

School buses are back on the road and the scent of pumpkin spice lattes is in the air. But that doesn’t mean a sudden halt to your outside projects. Just the opposite! Fall is actually the best season to tackle your deck staining project – and here’s why: 

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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 –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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    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. No matter the colour, your front door is more than a transition from the outdoors in, your front door is the first hello.

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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 time roll with the right roller | Barrydowne Paint

    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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