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  • Rates on New Home Loans Rise, Amount Declines

    Earlier today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported a slight (4 basis point) decline in mortgage interest rates for the month of June. However, the decline was driven entirely by loans on existing homes. The average?interest rate on conventional mortgages used to purchase newly built homes moved in the opposite...

    Eye on Housing
  • Designer of the Year Award

    Patricia Gray Interior Design award-winning finalist in the Western Living Designer of the Year award.? I have just found out that I have been nominated as a finalist in the Western Living Designer of the Year award.? The award-winning finalist will be announced in August. This is the third year that I have been nominated...

    Patricia Grey | Interior Design
  • Clark+Kensington OPI Color Palette in Miami Beet + a Giveaway!

    My living room has been largely untouched for awhile now, and I was looking for a way to add a quick and easy pop of color.?I had this white tray that I bought awhile back that we use to store magazines and remotes. It had kind of a rustic look which I wasn’t crazy about, […]Want more? You can find me here sharing...

    Involving Color
  • August is Free Paint Recycling in Davis

    Brooks Painting in Davis, CA will be hosting a free paint recycling event?August 4-29, 2014. As you clean out or organize your garage or storage spaces, you can pull out old paint that you don’t need anymore and bring it to our recycle event and we will make sure it gets to the California Paint [...]...

    Brooks Painting Inc.
  • Are Oil Base Paints Going Out With a Limp?

    ? As the aroma of paint filled the work area and the surrounding areas, you could identify whether the applicator was applying water base paint or oil base paint. You may have pinched your nose and your eyes may have watered, yet that was the willing sacrifice to achieve a hard, glass like finish. This […]...

    Ewing Painting Blog and Reviews
  • Valspar Unveils New Exterior Color Collections

    ?New research based color palettes created to inspire architects and designers ? MINNEAPOLIS ? July 14, 2014 ? Color matters ? it defines cultures, sells products and services, conveys emotion, inspires everything around us and continues to evolve. As part of Valspar?s ongoing commitment to bring architects and designers...

    The Blogging Painters
  • Back to Cool

    School is just around the corner, and with that, new stuff for school! Debatably, college rooms are the most fun. The best place to put up crafts-in-progress on the wall, make paper flowers for wine bottles, and have just an overload of loud, colorful decor. So, what do you say? Let’s live it up! Here’s […]The...

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