Inspiration

Explore great tips from professional painters, and room styling recommendations to help you achieve the perfect finish.

Dining Room Debate: Light or Bright?

Dining Room Debate: Light or Bright?

Is your dream dining room serving up pops of bright color, fun fabrics and fixtures? Or perhaps neutral tones and coastal inspired textures are your preferred dining room design menu? That is the question of this post, as we look at dining rooms styles from light to...

Cool & Calming Kitchen Makeover

Cool & Calming Kitchen Makeover

A dark and dated kitchen gets a much-needed makeover in this coastal inspired kitchen transformation. In this large and open kitchen, the endless brown cabinets and busy backsplash were an unattractive focal point. To lighten up the space it was clear that the kitchen...

Accent Walls that Wow

Accent Walls that Wow

Looking for a way to add some wow-factor to your walls? In need of bedroom paint ideas? We’ve got both of those covered in this post, looking at three unique accent wall projects that were all completed with just primer and paint! While the typical accent wall is...

Moody Master Bathroom Makeover

Moody Master Bathroom Makeover

For this month’s inspiration post we’re introducing a brand new KILZ® Primer that will help us transform a dated bathroom into a moody and dramatic retreat. The original bathroom’s design was living in the past, and not in a good way! An old wooden vanity and...

One Living Room Two Ways

One Living Room Two Ways

To demonstrate that a fresh coat of paint can dramatically change the vibe of a space, we took one living room and styled it in two different monochromatic looks. Both designs started with choosing the right paint color! To ensure that the colors popped, the walls...

Fresh as Spring Laundry Room Makeover

Fresh as Spring Laundry Room Makeover

A fresh coat of primer and paint brings a welcome sense of calm to a room often reserved only for chores in this fresh as spring laundry room makeover. Laundry is virtually unavoidable, so you might as well enjoy the space you’re in when you’re checking it off the...

Pretty in Pink Bathroom Makeover

Pretty in Pink Bathroom Makeover

It’s February, which means Valentine’s Day and all things pink are top of mind. This month we’re talking about colors and spaces you can fall in love with, including this pretty in pink bathroom. A once boring bathroom was given new life with painted faux wall paper,...

Craving a Kitchen Makeover? Start with the Cabinets!

Craving a Kitchen Makeover? Start with the Cabinets!

Does the new year starting have you dreaming of a new kitchen? A complete kitchen overhaul can seem like a daunting task, especially if heavy demolition work is involved. But in many cases, you don’t need to break out the sledge hammer and start from scratch to...

Nursery Makeover with a Sweet Striped Accent Wall

Nursery Makeover with a Sweet Striped Accent Wall

Are you or someone you love expecting? Creating a cute-as-can-be nursery doesn’t have to be a challenge, and with tips from KILZ® you can color the space any way you choose! In this new nursery, soft colors are painted in a sweet striped pattern to create a playful...

A Military Makeover for Grandpa’s Office

A Military Makeover for Grandpa’s Office

A grandfather’s military service is honored in this beautiful office makeover. Before painting, smoke-stained walls needed to be addressed and KILZ® Original Primer does the trick. Trusted by pros for over 40 years, the powerful formula blocks most heavy interior...

Cover Crayon Stains & Paint a Colorful Accent Wall

Cover Crayon Stains & Paint a Colorful Accent Wall

Children love bringing their artwork home from school. But when the actual home becomes the artwork, what can you do to restore crayoned stained walls? In this sweet bedroom makeover, the walls are primed and painted as the first step to a total room refresh that...

Light and Bright Living Room Makeover

Light and Bright Living Room Makeover

A lackluster living room gets a fresh facelift in this light and bright living room makeover. It’s no secret that white is a classic paint hue and when done right, new white walls can really open up a space. Alaskan Mist, a bright white with soft green undertones, was the perfect neutral shade to breathe new life into this dark and drab room.

How-To Paint a Dark Accent Wall

How-To Paint a Dark Accent Wall

Replace an outdated wall color with a dark bold hue with this easy to replicate bedroom transformation. See how to paint a darker paint color over a lighter shade.

Colorful Kitchen Cabinet Transformation

Colorful Kitchen Cabinet Transformation

Have you been cooking up ideas for your dream kitchen but don’t know exactly where to start? While the cabinets might seem like a daunting place to begin, a fresh coat of paint and primer on this area of your kitchen can result in a dramatic transformation. The kitchen cabinets are also an area of the home where you can have fun with color – from bold blues to moody blacks, colorful cabinets can be as on-trend as they are timeless.

Master Bedroom Refresh

Master Bedroom Refresh

A ready-to-use neutral creates the ideal base for your transformation. In this case, a coat of KILZ COMPLETE COAT® Paint & Primer in One—we’ve used a color called Swiss Coffee here—leaves little guesswork and effort because it covers all four walls with one coat....

Stencil Wall Accents

Stencil Wall Accents

For this project we used our KILZ COMPLETE COAT® Paint and Primer in One in neutral based colors to transform this plain master bedroom wall into the perfect statement. Although we chose more muted colors for this specific space, you could always go bolder, repeating...

Table & Chairs Makeover

Table & Chairs Makeover

Project Checklist:  KILZ COMPLETE COAT® Paint and Primer in One 100-150 Grit Sandpaper Painter’s Tape Paint Brush Measuring Tape Chairs Table 3/8”-1/2” Synthetic Roller Step 1: For best results start with a properly prepared and previously painted or primed surfaces....

Small Kitchen Hack & A Pop of Color

Small Kitchen Hack & A Pop of Color

This project is one of our favorites because of the unexpected twist that adds not only color but functionality to this space. If there’s not enough square footage for that 12 person dining table you’ve always dreamed of, we think you will love this solution. For this...