Color by the everyday homeowner

Color by the everyday homeowner

Look at any design blog, mood board, or #modernhome hashtag and you’ll find a certain color everywhere: white. White, and the many shades in its family, can be an ideal color for when you want pieces of your home, like artwork or furniture, to stand out. It can also be painted on your walls and trim when you are striving for a minimalist interior. However, while white is ideal for

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The 7 Best Dorm Room Ideas

The 7 Best Dorm Room Ideas

Nix inspires color choices by pulling colors from everyday life. Starting University or College? Need dorm room ideas? You’ve come to the right place. If you’re looking for dorm room ideas to dress up your space this school year, then you’ve come to the right place! With a little extra effort, and planning, you can create a space that feels like yours. Here is your guide to planning out your

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Best Colors for Selling Your Home

Best Colors for Selling Your Home

Best Colors for Selling Your Home Preparing your house to put on the market? Need to re-paint? We’ve got your guide to selecting the right colors. Every person that has sold their home has been told to paint their homes a neutral color in order to sell quickly. However, it is important to note that not all beiges or neutral colors are equal. When selling your home, the goal is

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How to Tell If Its Oil or Latex Paint

How to Tell If Its Oil or Latex Paint

How to Tell If Its Oil or Latex Paint    If you’ve purchased a piece of antique furniture or live in an older home, it is possible that the furniture or some of the wood surfaces in your home were painted with oil-based paint. Be sure to inspect your doors, cabinets, molding, trim, or any other woodwork done in your home. Though most paints used in homes are water-based latex

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The Best Paint Finish for Kitchens

The Best Paint Finish for Kitchens

Here’s your guide to picking the right paint finish for your kitchen. How do you choose the right paint finish? What paint finish is sufficient for my kitchen? And why? We have the answer. What we recommend: Your kitchen is likely one of the most frequently used spaces in your home. This is why it is important for you to get it right – here’s what we recommend: Satin Finish

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The Best Paint Finish for Bathrooms

The Best Paint Finish for Bathrooms

Here’s your guide to picking the right paint finish for your bathroom. How do you choose the right paint finish? What paint finish is sufficient for my bathroom? And why? We have the answer.  What we recommend: Picking the perfect paint finish for your bathroom can be difficult when you factor in the moisture, traffic, and cleanliness of the room. Here’s what we reccomend: Satin Finish We recommend using a

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How to Choose the Right Paint Finish

How to Choose the Right Paint Finish

The paint finish you choose will determine how vivid details appear in a specific space. If you’re having trouble deciding on which paint finish to go with here is a quick guide to help you finally decide: NOTE Recommended for a smooth looking finish and for low traffic areas.  Durability Level: Medium PERFECT FOR Dining rooms or living rooms. Satin Satin paints are similar to eggshell and semigloss – however, they

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How to Decide on a DIY or Pro Renovation

How to Decide on a DIY or Pro Renovation

Taking on a renovation into your own hands may seem like a great idea, but is it realistic? Here are the 4 most important questions you should ask yourself before taking on your next home reno project: GO PRO Need guidance on purchasing items or putting furnishings together DIY Knowledgeable on material suppliers, with an eye for design 3. Is there risk involved? Above all else, safety comes first. Rule

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How to Get Ready for Spring with Color!

How to Get Ready for Spring with Color!

It’s finally time to say hello to spring! Get your home ready for this fresh new season simply by adding color. We’ve included 6 color schemes that will inspire you to spruce up your space – all paint colors found in the Nix Paints App: Idea #1 Yellow, White + Green Choose colors by sticking with those which appear together in nature. One classic color combination suggestive of springtime is

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How to Get Paint Out of Clothes

How to Get Paint Out of Clothes

Painting a new room or furniture can be a messy job. Here are six simple tricks to help you remove paint from your clothes and fabrics: Things to take note of: Before attempting to remove paint from your clothes or fabrics you must consider a few things. Firstly, consider how fresh the pain stain is. A fresh paint stain can be scraped off and removed with a stain remover. However,

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