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Inviting Spaces

  1. Rich hues warm the home. To make it cozy for the holidays, try one of these sumptuous colors in your dining room.
    • California Cabernet 4062 is a wonderful, red wine hue for your walls.
    • Hot Cocoa 3056 is a warm luxurious beige with just enough gray to add sophistication.
  2. When the weather cools down, bring a cozy palette to your living room.
    • A rich gray shade like Ominous Cloud 5044 is perfect for the walls.
    • Accent with a fun end table painted an orange shade like Autumn Gourd 5018 in a high gloss finish.
  3. Fall is the perfect time to re-paint the facade of your home. Your front door and shutters are a great place to start.
    • Try Port of Bordeaux 5014 on the front door for a fall and holiday look.
Cornucopia of Creativity

  1. Using gold spray paint, add gilded dots and stripes to an array of pumpkins.
  2. Purple is an opulent color that works beautifully in a dining room.
    • Try Purple Energy 5056 in a satin finish on the walls.
    • Spray paint a set of 3-5 large glass hurricanes of various sizes in gold spray paint on the inside of the glass as an elegant centerpiece. Illuminate with candles in the hurricanes to set a festive tone for holiday dining.
  3. Try a fun and simple project with the kids.
    • Paint simple small pots like candy corn. Use Ice Cream Sundae 3012 as the yellow, Buttermilk Biscuit 5036 as the white and Crouching Tiger 4022 as the orange.
    • Use the pots for plants or as treat holders on Halloween.
  4. For a simple fall accent, bring in a cheery orange like Crouching Tiger 4022.
    • Refinish your foyer table with a glossy finish.
    • Paint a tall vase to add as an entry accent.
Tips & Advice From Ace's Home Expert — Lou Manfredini
Use high quality paint

Choose the right brushes and rollers for the finish

Don't skip the prep

Paint two coats for even color

Let Lou Show You How
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