Home Painting Ideas | Crown Molding, Doors and Accent Walls

Is your house in a color funk? Do you want a home makeover without breaking the budget? Then turn to paint! It's amazing what a gallon of paint can do for the interior of your home. Interior home painting can add a subtle or dramatic touch. It just depends on what you're looking for. Below are a few ideas to give your home a new look.

Paint Your Crown Molding

It sounds small but this can really add a nice touch. Painting crown molding is something most people don't often think of when "painting" comes to mind but it can really add to your home's style. Even adding a fresh coat of the same paint can make a big difference.

Paint an Accent Wall

Add a little pop or pizzaz with an accent wall. You can add accent walls to every room in your house if you choose. Again, this can be as subtle or as dramatic as you want! Benjamin Moore has great tools and iPhone apps to help you find exactly what you're looking for. Below is an example from their website. Is this something up your alley?

Paint Your Doors

Painting the interior and/or exterior doors of your home can add a nice pop or sheen to your home. Painting doors can be a messy and time consuming job. It's certainly something you can spend time doing yourself or hire a professional to do it for you.

Want a bright red front door? No problem. Want something a little less bright? You got it! Try something with a touch more brown to bring down the loudness of the red. Maybe something like this...

No matter what you choose, interior home painting of any kind will certainly give your home a new look and feel. What do you think of these painting ideas? Do you have some ideas of your own? Please share them in the comments section below.

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