10 Painting Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

House painting and repainting are very common DIY projects. This is unsurprising because you don’t have to be Picasso to make a bathroom wall look decent. However, there are a lot of silly errors that people make while house painting. Using the wrong brush or forgetting to buy enough paint are mistakes that everyone can avoid with the right preparation.
 
CLICK THE SLIDESHOW FOR PAINTING MISTAKES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM.
 
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So long are the days of single living and cramped quarters! The two of you have finally sealed the deal and are moving in together. As you start your newlywed adventure, remember your first home is about creativity and compromise. Think we, not me as you create a home that shows why the two of you are the perfect match.

Design

A splash of color to any room looks best when chosen together.
Design a room that mixes both your styles—try a large vanity for her and a sleek bookshelf for him.
Framed pictures together not only add personality to a room, but serve as a reminder of your love during couples quarrels.

Organization & Cleaning

Set boundaries in the bedroom—after all, everyone needs a place to keep their personal belongings.

First time sharing a closet? Use hanger dividers and bins to help keep hers and his stuff separate.

Be sure to leave work outside the bedroom to avoid nighttime distractions and disputes.

Entertaining

Throw a delicious dinner party for your closest friend! Invite friends both old and new, play some classy tunes and serve cocktails galore.  Don’t stress over the details—most likely your friends, like you, are just looking for a night to relax and have some fun.

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Must-Have Products

Must-haves both he and she will agree on, even as the honeymoon phase fades.

Must-Have Home Items

Scanpan Classic Saucepans With Lid
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Shayne Drop-Leaf Kitchen Table
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Marin Red 10.25" Serving Bowl
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Must-Have Household Products

Tide Original
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