How to Patch Small Holes in DrywallWritten by Joe Hyslop
Patching Smaller Holes in Drywall
Tools & Material: Trowel, Joint Compound, Sand Paper, Peel-And-Stick Repair Patch, Primer, Touchup Paint, Paint Brush
Small holes caused by doorknobs are most common and easiest to fix. Any other holes within a radius of 6 inches can be classified in this category as well. Begin by wiping area clean of debris and covering hole with a peel-and-stick repair patch found at any local hardware store.
The Magic of ColorWritten by Cass Hope
Deciding what colors to use when decorating your house can be a real challenge. Do you want a soothing atmosphere, vibrant or warm and cozy? The choice does not have to be complicated if you understand workings of theory of color. As many colors as there are out there all come from one of colors of rainbow: red, yellow, orange, green, blue, indigo, violet and black and white. These colors are divided up into two categories:
Primary Colors: red, yellow and blue. They are called primary because they are pure and no two colors were mixed to create color. Secondary Colors: orange, green, and violet. They are called secondary because they are mixed from two of primary colors.
There are also two types of colors within color wheel:
Harmonious Colors: Colors that are next to each other on color wheel. Blues, green, blue-green and aqua all lay next to each other and work well together in any room to create a comfortable harmonious atmosphere. Contrasting Colors: Colors, which are on opposite side of color wheel. Red-green or blue-orange contrast each other but will complement each other and will create a vibrant intense atmosphere.
Colors can have a powerful effect on feel of a room. These are two of “moods” created by certain colors: