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DIY Basics

There are so many home, furniture and furnishing projects that we can do for ourselves. Some of us actually enjoy the hands on effect. And, we feel pride when we complete a project that turns out well.

Some of us are more likely to try a project than others, and that’s okay. The important thing is to know what you can and cannot do, what you should and should not do, and how to do what we want done. That’s a lot.

Projects can be fun! I hope you enjoy yours.

Below are a few facts, ideas and suggestions to help your DIY project go better.

checklist

Check it out! See what you need before the painting actually starts.

color scheme

Getting started with color schemes from the basics. Build confidence with paint card chips.

paint color

Learn how to avoid color mistakes in the paint store.

interior paint

Learn the differences among interior paint types and finishes to make the best selections for your home.