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Grounded Charcoal Brown is a cool brownish gray that feels warm when there is a lot of light. It is a wonderful compliment to lighter gray paint colors enabling you to use it as an accent for indoor or outdoor living spaces.

Valspar’s Paint Colors for 2018

By now you have all seen the paint color predictions for 2018.  Caliente Red, Blackhearth, Ultra Violet.  They are all wonderful colors, but Valspar (my favorite paint brand) has picked a handful of paint colors for 2018 because they…

Home office makeover on a budget

$100 Home Office Makeover

Home Office Makeover on a Budget Our home office space used to be our son’s bedroom many moons ago, then it was a sort of office junk catcher, that we never used and just closed the door and ignored.  The…

Decorating as a couple with my 4 easy tips.

How to Decorate as a Couple and Come Out Alive

When Your Design Styles Clash… You want to paint the fireplace stone white, your spouse doesn’t.  You want built-ins, your spouse doesn’t.  Your spouse loves that deer head (after all, he spent 6 hours in a tree stand for…

Easy DIY wall decor

Easy to Make Wall Decor on a Budget

Easy Inexpensive Wall Decor You Can DIY   I needed wall art for my gallery wall to mix with our family pictures, but I didn’t want to go out and buy anything.  Wall decor can be expensive and I…