Cold Weather Painting Tips

 As summer turns into fall, you may be considering starting an exterior painting project. Take advantage of the cooler weather to tackle an exterior paint project, but make sure you know when it is too cold to paint outside: Paint must set before the temperature drops below 40 degrees Fahrenheit, so it is best not to paint within two hours of ...
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COLOREVOLUTION Avocodo Daiquiri - October 2017

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we are lucky to be surrounded by so much greenery. This evergreen hue from our ColorEvolution line is so versatile, it looks great accented by bright pops of color, glammed up with gold, or toned down with neutral shades. Bring this lush tone from nature into your home! 

COLOREVOLUTION Geodes - September 2017

Soothing shades are ideal for bedrooms and other spaces that you want to be calm. Geodes won't overwhelm a small room, and will help open things up, while it also looks great in larger spaces. Let this neutral be the perfect backdrop for your favorite home decor pieces, and let your personal style be the star!  

COLOREVOLUTION Summer Breeze - August 2017

Your home can have a calm summer breeze all year long! This warm neutral creates a serene and welcoming space that can serve as the backdrop or as the star of a room. Dress up Summer Breeze with crisp white linens and natural textures for an effortless and inviting place to pass the time.  

It’s National Heart Month!

It's National Heart Month! For the month of February, we're partnered with the American Heart Association to participate in their Life Is Why We Give campaign. In each of our stores, customers have the opportunity to support their community's heart health by making a donation to the organization. The American Heart Association uses donations to fun...
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5 Key Colors for Spring/Summer

Spring/Summer 2017 sees a refocus on inspirational sources; we are rethinking and reassessing the world around us. As perspectives change we gain more confidence with color usage and in turn, engage with the effect color has on our surrounds. Taking inspiration from our 2017/18 trends we look to advances in experimental technology, celebrating the ...
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Your New Best Friend in Homeownership: Househappytrax

Househappytrax is your new best friend in homeownership. traxplus is home information at your fingertips and home maintenance made easy. No more storing old paint cans, drawers full of receipts, or trying to remember to change your air filter. Get a custom report on your home and start saving time and money. traxplus features: Automated service rem...
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Miller Paint Launches The New Magnolia Home By Joanna Gaines™ Paint Line

The 127-year-old company will be the exclusive independent paint store retailer in OR/WA/ID to carry Joanna Gaines' new interior paint line PORTLAND, OR and WACO, TX (May 15, 2017) – Next week is a big week at Miller Paint Co., Inc. with its launch of Magnolia Home by Joanna GainesTM Paint in its Pacific Northwest retail paint stores. Now, DIY'ers ...
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It’s Stain Season!

The weather is getting more beautiful every day and the days are getting longer – That sounds like summer! To enjoy your deck all season long, you'll want to be sure to properly clean and stain it! Check out this awesome staining how-to from our friends at Storm: Wait! – When was your deck built? If the answer is very recently, you may need to wait...
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COLOREVOLUTION Hay Field - July 2017

Let Hay Field take you to easy summer evenings at the golden hour. This earthy, calm shade will warm up any space in your home that needs a little love, and will make it feel like our favorite season, all year long.  

COLOREVOLUTION Blue Bird - June 2017

Take a chance on ditching the neutrals and creating a bright, calming space with Blue Bird! This watery shade makes a simple space feel bold without being overbearing. This summer, may your walls be as blue as the skies overhead!  

COLOREVOLUTION Canary - May 2017

While we may not always have sunny days in the Pacific Northwest, you can bring this cheery yellow into your home for a nice, warm glow. Yellow can be a tricky color to decorate with, but Canary is an easy to use, creamy hue that looks great with rustic, neutral accents like weathered woods, beige, and whites. Grays and navy blues pop against Canar...
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COLOREVOLUTION Thai Silk - April 2017

Thai Silk can pull a room together with minimal decoration, or act as a bold and grounding backdrop to your space. Accent this rich, deep plum with muted shades found in nature, like sage and taupe. Purples like Thai Silk are often associated with luxury, clarity, and peace of mind. For a more contemporary feel, decorate with translucent pieces mad...
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COLOREVOLUTION Lagoon - March 2017

A fresh and calming blue could be just what your home needs to brighten things up for spring! Lagoon is a wonderful choice to liven any room in your home. Mossy greens, natural textures, and crisp whites work well with this nearly-periwinkle hue. Traditionally, blues evoke feelings of freshness, tranquility, and integrity... and who wouldn't want a...
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COLOREVOLUTION Pinkie Ring - February 2017

Not just for the ladies, soft pink is an easy and unexpected neutral that's been trending in home offices and living rooms. Pinkie Ring is a versatile addition to a single wall or an entire room. Accent this blush tone with deep moss greens or light neutrals like ivory and cream. Simple furnishings can give the room a modern vibe, while more decora...
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Happy New Year! If one of your resolutions is to get to projects around your home, why not kick off 2017 with a fresh coat of paint?! There's no better time to start things fresh with Lush. This calming sage green is perfect in a bedroom, nursery, or entryway. To decorate, make your space feel like an airy sanctuary with rustic textures like linen ...
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