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Repainting a Bathroom

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While the bathroom is often the smallest room in the house, the thought of repainting it can be daunting. A little bit of planning and a little bit of prep go a long way! Remember the most important rule: Don't rush it.  Prepping the Bathroom: Scrape or sand any imperfections. Use a scraper to remove any flaking paint or paint that's separated from the wall. Sand down any large bumps or raised spaces from nails, screws, anchors etc. Vacuum, or dust the walls. A microfiber towel or an old t-shirt work great. Just be sure to use a cloth and...

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Paint Brush Troubleshooting

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There are a million different paint brushes to choose from when you're gathering supplies for painting. Flat, angled, natural, synthetic - there are only a few of the many types of brushes you may come across! Rather than taking a guess and hoping for the best, let's take a look at all of the different types of brushes available on the market. Natural Bristle Brushes - These types of brushes are best used for oil-based paints. They're also a good choice of clear coats or stains. The split ends and natural fibers of the animal hair soak up the paint...

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A Fresh Coat of Paint - A Bench Gets New Life

Hello and Happy Summer (?!) It's been a wild few months with everything that's been going on, but I hope you're staying safe and healthy.   A few months ago, our social media admin, Stephanie, shared her kitchen paint project, where she went from vibrant white walls, to  retro pistachio green. We're happy to welcome her back again today to share another project.  So, first a little backstory about how this bench came to be. The back is a headboard we found at a random antique shop/garage sale in northern Michigan. For whatever reason, we basically got it for free....

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Cabinets!

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Here at Kush Paint Co. we recently had someone ask about repainting or painting kitchen cabinets. We have set off to compile a set of must-read articles and a few videos to help you feel confident and informed enough to tackle painting cabinets of any kind! Any big paint project requires a bit of knowledge about what to expect and some flexibility and acceptance that things aren't always going to go 100% according to plan. We suggest giving these articles a read before starting your project, to help give you an idea of how big this project actually is!  ...

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Pistachio Upgrade: Adding a splash of retro color to the kitchen

  Thinking about a bold color for your kitchen? Hesitant to give it a try? This post is for you!  Hi! My name is Stephanie and I'm the social media admin for Kush Paint Co. I recently wanted to give my kitchen a splash of color and decided - "Why not turn it into a blog post?" So I'm taking over the blog today to post about my painting project.  Here is what the kitchen looked like before: While white on white is pretty on trend this year, we've lived in the house for about four years and it's always had the...

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