How to Patch Small Holes in Drywall

Written by Joe Hyslop


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With your trowel apply a thin layer of compound directly overrepparttar patch. Smooth it out as best as you can overrepparttar 141700 patch and ontorepparttar 141701 wall untilrepparttar 141702 patch is completely covered. Allowrepparttar 141703 compound three to four hours to dry. Once dry, sand smooth and apply a quick coat of primer. Afterrepparttar 141704 primer is dry you can finish up by applying a thick coat of touchup paint and feathering it out to blend.

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The Magic of Color

Written by Cass Hope


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Cool Colors: The right hand side ofrepparttar color wheel is made up of such colors as greens and blues. These colors will create a cool calm mood. They will also make a room look smaller so avoid using too much in smaller rooms Warm Colors: The left-hand side is made up of reds, oranges and yellows. These colors will create a warm, cozy and bright mood. The closerrepparttar 141562 color you chose is to a primary colorrepparttar 141563 brighter it will be so mixrepparttar 141564 bright with some softer shades.

There are other factors to take into consideration when choosing colors:

Pastel Colors: Pure colors that are muted by a white color. Subtle Colors: Pure colors darkened by mixing gray or black Neutrals: Colors that do not contrast and can mix well with most colors. Examples are white, creams, beige and browns. They are often considered earth colors. Tones: The tone describesrepparttar 141565 lightness or darkness ofrepparttar 141566 color. It is best to use a variety of tones in a room rather than just light and dark.

Colors can make allrepparttar 141567 difference inrepparttar 141568 look andrepparttar 141569 feel of a room. You donít always need to renovate, maybe you just need to color, so experiment and have fun.

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Cass Hope has been a writer for over 5years. Cass regularly contributes to online and offline publications in a variety of areas. Her articles and stories are all based on thorough research and personal experience. She is currently sponsoring this site: http://www.interiordecorating-online.info


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