Browsing Posts In: color

March 20, 2017 Posted by: Blog Contributor

Many do-it-yourself painters spend hours selecting the perfect paint colors, but give far less thought to the sheen they’ll use.  That’s short sighted, according to Debbie Zimmer, spokesperson for the Paint Quality Institute. “Paint sheen affects not only the initial appearance of a paint job, but also its long-term performance,” says Zimmer.  “So, it’s important to carefully […]

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February 23, 2015 Posted by: Blog Contributor

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December 22, 2014 Posted by: Blog Contributor

By Lindsey Schroeder, Archway Construction Conventional wisdom says to paint everything white when a home is up for resale — but savvy sellers know color can actually be a smart staging tool. A well-chosen color scheme in furniture and décor can do more than add appeal to rooms — it can evoke strong emotional responses. […]

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October 13, 2014 Posted by: Melissa Tracey

Traditional Living Room by Little Rock Interior Designers & Decorators Tobi Fairley Interior Design   By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Stealing a note from nature, spring green and yellow-green colors are moving into more home interiors. It’s nature’s neutral color, Houzz contributor Becky Dietrich writes in a recent article at Forbes.com, “The Unexpected Color […]

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August 18, 2014 Posted by: Melissa Tracey

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Move over, beige. Shades of whites and grays are becoming the trendy wall color choice nowadays. For contemporary, sophisticated walls, stagers are reaching for the whites and grays. In some cases, the colors are even merged as a smoky white. Fifty-eight percent of designers predict gray to be the […]

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June 13, 2014 Posted by: HouseLogic

Just about every seller’s willing to throw a new coat of paint on the walls to attract buyers. But it’s got to be the right paint color to capture buyers’ attention. Lend a hand by branding, printing, and hand delivering a free article from the REALTOR® Content Resource: “How to Pick Paint Colors.” It’s one […]

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May 19, 2014 Posted by: Melissa Tracey

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Home owners aren’t shying away from using more color in their homes. Nearly two-in-three home owners say they would like to add color in their home, particularly in the living and family room, followed by bedroom and bathroom, according to the National Home Design and Color Survey by Sherwin-Williams, […]

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February 21, 2014 Posted by: HouseLogic

When sellers finish up their painting in preparation for sale, suggest one more tactic to improve their odds of a quick sale for maximum value. Lighten up! Email them a free article, Matching Room Color and Lighting to Get the Effect You Desire, from the REALTOR® Content Resource. It’s one of five free articles now […]

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January 27, 2014 Posted by: scott

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Gray is a subtle color that can bring sophistication to interiors while also the neutrality that home buyer crave. “It’s the hot new neutral, a sleek and sophisticated color option that adds refinement to almost any room,” says Debbie Zimmer, a paint and color expert with the Paint Quality […]

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December 30, 2013 Posted by: scott

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Move over Emerald, there’s a new hot color in town. Get ready to embrace purple in the new year. Pantone has crowned “Radiant Orchid” as the “2014 Color of the Year.” Pantone calls this attention-getting hue a “captivating, magical, enigmatic purple” that is expected to catch on in everything […]

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