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Exterior Paint Color Palette Ideas and Tips for Spring

03/05/20 Sara McLean

The weather is warming, the days are growing longer and the flowers are blooming. Say hello to the first signs of spring! With this new season, many homeowners decide its time to refresh their home’s exterior.

The Painted Ladies of San Francisco

05/28/19 Grace Lennon

The famous “Painted Ladies of San Francisco", otherwise known as “Postcard Row" or the “Seven Sisters", are a row of colorful Victorian houses located at 710–720 Steiner Street,...

Building A Room Around Lavender Color Paint

05/23/18 specs+spaces staff

​We know that the thought of using lavender to create a mature space can be enough to give some anxiety. Just keep scrolling and let us help you figure out how to effectively upgrade your space by using lavender.

Color Trends: Why The Biggest Color Trend Is Happening In Velvet

02/20/18 specs+spaces staff

Trends have a history of repeating themselves. And, when it comes to the latest trend we’re seeing come back, we’ve got no complaints. Please meet 2018’s version of this 90’s classic, velvet.

Will Gen Z Yellow Oust Millennial Pink?

11/22/17 specs+spaces staff

​We all know and have grown to love the trend that is Millennial Pink. But it may be time for the soft rose hue to move over and make room for a new trend. That’s right, make way for Gen Z Yellow.

A History of Mint and Black

09/28/17 specs+spaces staff

Whether you absolutely love or hate the color combination of mint green and black you certainly can’t deny the combo is trending of late. Home design and lifestyle blog Apartment Therapy even declared the combination the “Freshest Color Combination of 2017,” with the color combination highlighted in bathrooms, bedrooms and living rooms.

Exterior Color Palettes to Inspire

04/28/17 Sara McLean

Springtime is in full bloom and it’s time to update home and building exteriors with the latest in exterior color palettes. Grays, blues and greens continuing to trend, as well as yellow-influenced hues and deeper browns. With so many fresh ways to show off color for exteriors, shown here are a range of schemes to inspire:

Color Field Painting

12/01/16 Sara McLean

Color field painting is described as a style of American abstract painting, featuring large swathes of color covering much of the canvas, that was prominent from the 1940s to the 1960s.

Back to School! Colors for the Classroom

09/02/16 Sara McLean

It’s that time of year again! Children and young adults are returning to or entering into new schools, ready to tackle another year of learning.

Exterior Painting Tips and Summer Heat

06/04/16 Tim Bosveld

Exterior painting projects present a variety of challenges, ranging from the type of project and surface to be painted, to geographic location and the spectrum of diverse, outdoor conditions across the Southwest.