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There are so many choices and options to get your DIY project started. It doesn’t matter if you’re working on a piece of furniture, trim or an entire home makeover. Every new project is a new opportunity to make something brilliant. We will help you do it. Find your perfect look with the help of our design and inspiration galleries. 
This Old House: The Farmhouse at Emerson Green

This Old House: The Farmhouse at Emerson Green

We teamed up with This Old House to design some truly inspired rooms for their 1,900 square-foot Idea House at Emerson Green. 

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4 Timeless Wood Stain Colors for any Project

4 Timeless Wood Stain Colors for any Project

Whether you’re starting your own stain project or simply browsing for design inspiration, you can never go wrong with classic stain colors. These four browns are sure to jump-start your creative process.

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4 Wood Stain Colors You Never Knew Existed

4 Wood Stain Colors You Never Knew Existed

Recent design trends have come to showcase plenty of our more colorful wood stains. Once you see these four quintessentially quirky stain colors, you’ll never think of stain the same way again. 

4 Wood Stain Colors You Never Knew Existed
Announcing our 2017 Color of the Year!

Announcing our 2017 Color of the Year!

To help consumers turn any room into a space for escaping the distractions of the outside world and finding satisfaction in solace, we’ve named soft violet Cloudberry (OL677.3) our 2017 Color of the Year!

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Front Door Paint Colors

Beautiful Front Door Paint Colors

Doors are the gateways of your home. Whether inside or out, each door is an opportunity to turn heads, welcome friends, or tie together an entire paint color palette by using a front door paint color that pops.

Front Door Colors You Will Love!
Classic & Genuine Paint Colors

Classic & Genuine Paint Colors

These colors will help you create rooms that stand the test of time. Beautiful combinations of classic neutrals and gentle accents evoke a welcoming feeling that everyone will enjoy. 

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Color Guide: Painting the Entryway

Color Guide: Painting the Entryway

Is your entryway due for a color refresh? Choosing a color family for your unique trim, detailing, and front door can be daunting. Boost your curb appeal and maximize your home’s assets with our expert insights.
 

Entryway Colors
Painting Kitchen Cabinets - A Kitchen Colors Guide

Painting Kitchen Cabinets - A Kitchen Colors Guide

Life happens in the kitchen. Transform your high-traffic space from standard to exceptional with a simple splash of color.

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Dynamic & Modern Paint Colors

Dynamic & Modern Paint Colors

These color combinations convey a modern and cutting edge style. Use them throughout your home to keep each room looking fresh and up to date.

Freshen Up Your Room
Breezy & Carefree Paint Colors

Breezy & Carefree Paint Colors

This palette offers a clean, airy and relaxed feel. Let these colors help you unwind by making your room feel lighter and more open.

Breezy & Carefree Paint Colors
Exterior Paint Colors

Exterior Paint Colors You Will Love

Looking for ideas to spruce up your home’s public persona? Take a look at these lovely exterior paint colors.

Exterior Paint Colors
Luscious Red Paint Colors

Luscious Red Paint Colors

Nothing inspires passion and excitement like the color red. This gallery of luscious red paint colors may just have you seeing red in your next DIY project. 

Red Paint Colors You Will Love!
Natural & Relaxed Paint Colors

Natural & Relaxed Paint Colors

Get back to nature with these rich, earthy and sometimes bold color choices. Inspired by the vivid colors of the outdoors, this palette will make you feel right at home.

Natural & Relaxed Paint Colors
Popular Exterior Paint Colors by Region

Popular Exterior Paint Colors by Region

Curious about how your environment might inform your design choices? Exterior home color palettes across the nation draw inspiration from seven diverse U.S. regions—each brilliant and unique in its ecosystems, atmosphere, and landscape. 

Find Your Region
Popular Stain Colors by Region

Popular Stain Colors by Region

This land was made for every stain! From easy, breezy, beachy hues to hot and arid desert tones, each region favors a unique family of exterior stain colors. Learn what’s trending in your neck of the woods and beyond.

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Refined & Warm Paint Colors

Refined & Warm Paint Colors

Making a space feel elegant and welcoming is easy with this subtle palette. These rich, warm colors help you strike the perfect balance.

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Serene & Contemporary Paint Colors

Serene & Contemporary Paint Colors

Serene is anything but boring. You can use smart neutrals with clever accents to make your rooms feel new, comfortable and entirely relaxing.

Bring Serenity Home
Stylish & Comfortable Paint Colors

Stylish & Comfortable Paint Colors

Bring together brights and neutrals for a balanced look that pops in all the right places. This palette exudes laid back comfort without sacrificing style.

Go For Style
The Best Exterior Paint Color Schemes

The Best Exterior Paint Color Schemes

Create a harmonious and beautiful exterior color palette that will make your house the envy of the block.

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The Hottest Stain Trend in 4 Colors

The Hottest Stain Trend in 4 Colors

Gray stain colors have emerged over the last few years as beautiful foundations for fresh, modern designs. Here are four you'll absolutely love. 

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Worldy & Inspired Paint Colors

Worldy & Inspired Paint Colors

Your home can reflect any style you choose. Bring excitement to all of your spaces by taking advantage of these warm, bold colors.

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