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How To Calculate Paint Quantity For Any Project

Quick and Easy Tip: How to calculate paint for any project! When it comes to painting projects, how do you figure out how much paint you’ll need? Most of us probably ask the clerk at the paint desk how much we should get. And normally this is fine, but what if the clerk is new… Read more »

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Wall Edge Painting Tips

Today Eddie writes: Help! I always mess up on the edges when I’m painting. Do you have any painting tips that could help me out? Any advice is appreciated. Eddie, as you well know, painting is not as easy as it appears on home improvement shows. But that’s probably just because we don’t have a highly… Read more »

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How Many Coats Of Red Paint Are Needed?

Today April writes: Dear Diva, I bought this beautiful color of red paint for my dining room and after painting two coats on the wall it looks nothing like the sample! It’s an ugly pinkish hue!  What happened? I’m not a newbie but this is my first dark color. Did I buy bad paint or… Read more »

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Twelve Must Have Painting Supplies

Today Adrienne writes: What tools and supplies do you prefer when you are painting? What a good question, Adrienne! As it turns out there are about a dozen different items that I always make sure I have on hand before I start my painting project.  Some of them are no-brainers and others are items that… Read more »

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Clark+Kensington Paint Review

Recently, I received a gallon of the new paint from Ace Hardware to use on an upcoming living room project. The new paint line is called Clark+Kensington and it is a ‘paint and primer in one’ product. I’m always eager to try out new products and this paint was certainly no exception, since this allows… Read more »

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Rustoleum Cabinet Transformations Revisited

In a tight economy, it’s now more important than ever to find ways to make sure our home makeover projects are done as cost effectively as possible. And to make this happen, this means using products like Rustoleum Cabinet Transformation to get the most out of what we already have available. Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformations is a product that’s… Read more »

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Cheap Home Decorating Ideas

Everyone dreams big when it comes to making over their home. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with that! But if your budget is limited, you may want to consider some cheap home decorating ideas that can still make a big difference and be light on your budget. This way you don’t have to feel… Read more »

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Behr Premium Plus Ultra Paint Project Revisited

Today Tammy writes: Hi, I just read your post about you using Behr premium plus ultra paint and primer on you kitchen island last year.  After a year, how is the Behr premium plus ultra paint holding up? I am painting some new bare wood furniture this week and purchased the Behr paint and primer but… Read more »