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Design Tip Tuesday- Updating Paint

Updated: Jan 22, 2020

-Fun stripe pattern for an exercise room that brings dimension to a utilitarian space



Part 2- PAINT

There are things that are easy and cost effective to update, such as lighting (part 1), hardware (part 3) and...

PAINT- can be as easy as a refresh of a similar color (or even the same color), doing a feature wall, or a new, BOLD color. For today I will be focusing on walls, brick, and paneling. Cabinets will be for another post!

Below is my own master bedroom. I'll admit, it's crazy that I waited 6 years in our new construction home to do something in my own bedroom, but if you're a mom you know all too well how you put others first. I finally got to a point where I had to do something.

I set a budget for a few things to purchase like my first floor mirror (how did I live without one?), floating shelves for my books, a new light, table lamps, and sheets. I was gifted an amazing original art piece I loved and knew black was the perfect color for the backdrop of a piece of art I adore, so I went to purchase black paint to add a feature wall. I wanted to do the entire room, but the person who shares the room with me (my husband James) vetoed that idea.


-Before (left: of Accessible Beige by Sherwin-Williams) and After (left: feature wall of Tricorn Black by Sherwin-Williams)


-Before (top) and After (bottom): Stain mantle dark and paint brick white... instant update! #paintedbrick #stainedmantel


-Remove wallpaper and paint a light, airy spa color helps update an outdated bathroom in northern Minnesota at a lake home. Before (middle) /After (right/left)


-Feature wall in a flip house project I did with The Kingdom Builders #featurewall


-Before (top) & After (bottom): painting a dramatic color in a historic North Dakota farmhouse not only added personality, it allowed for neutral furnishing that were timeless and yet still traditional and harkened back to the home’s roots.


-Bright and fun color for a laundry room #laundryroom #laundryroomideas #laundryroompaint


-Before (top) & After (bottom): painting wood paneling makes a huge impact (And so does removing a broken, leaking old hot tub!)


NEED HELP??...hit me up:) I'm not the #paintandlightguru for nothing!


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Jeanna Letzring, Owner/Interior Designer



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