Painting Brick

Elizabeth Erin Designs Before & After, How To, Painting

Houzz gives some advice for those considering painting brick! Sometimes brick looks beautiful — and sometimes it’s an eyesore. Depending on the style of your home, a brick fireplace or wall may detract from your ideal ambience. Although painting the brick in your home has been touted as an easy DIY fix, it has its downsides. Be careful before whipping …

The Whys Behind the Blue Porch Ceiling

Elizabeth Erin Designs How To, Painting, Uncategorized

  From the palest of powder blues to varying shades of aqua, teal, cobalt, robin’s-egg, periwinkle and gray, blue porch ceilings are popping up all across the country. Once just an old Southern tradition, the blue porch ceiling has made its way north and is being introduced to new generations. There are numerous theories as to why – from fooling …

Upcycling a Mirror to a Chalkboard!

Elizabeth Erin Designs Before & After, How To, Painting

  Jodi and the girls up-cycled an old mirror into a fun new chalkboard! Check out the behind the scenes of how they did it. This was the mirror before:   Taking it apart. Separating the back from the mirror. They then took off the mirror part off completely. And spray painted the frame a fun new color! They painted …

Color Your Home for Curb Appeal

Elizabeth Erin Designs Painting

A fresh exterior color scheme is one of the quickest, most cost–effective ways to enhance your home’s curb appeal. In the examples below, you can see how different color combinations express certain styles while highlighting the architectural details of different types of homes. No matter what your exterior surface is, you have a choice of thousands of gorgeous colors for …