Paint and Decorating Blog

Why You Should Give Your Door a Fresh Coat of Paint

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Why You Should Give Your Door a Fresh Coat of Paint

    Whether classic in color (white, black, or red) or punchier in hue (citrus, lime, or turquoise), a front door can greatly enhance a home’s curb appeal, especially with a fresh coat of paint. [...]

How To Remove Wallpaper

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on How To Remove Wallpaper

The words “wallpaper removal” can send a shiver up the spine of even the most ardent do-it-yourselfer.   Fortunately, many new wallpapers are printed on nonwoven substrate, making both hanging and removal easier than ever [...]

The Type of Stain on Your Deck Has A Lasting Impact

May 17th, 2017|Comments Off on The Type of Stain on Your Deck Has A Lasting Impact

  Many homeowners have resigned themselves to the yearly ritual of staining their decks—but it doesn’t have to be that way. Know how to protect your deck by learning about the various types of stains. [...]

How Traditional Color Pairings Continue To Evolve

May 17th, 2017|Comments Off on How Traditional Color Pairings Continue To Evolve

  Some fashions are meant to go together: the little black dress and high heels, Italian suits and silk ties, oxford shirts and pullover sweaters. The same is true of home fashion. Some color combinations—blue [...]

How Nature Is Influencing Color Trends

May 17th, 2017|Comments Off on How Nature Is Influencing Color Trends

When Pantone revealed that Greenery, a “fresh and zesty yellow-green shade,” was its 2017 Color of the Year, we knew that the pronouncement was indicative of a broader decorating trend: bringing the great outdoors inside. [...]

6 Ways to Welcome Spring into Your Home

May 1st, 2017|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Welcome Spring into Your Home

The warmer weather is here! What better way to celebrate welcoming the new season than by inviting it into your home? Spring offers great potential for a wide variety of home décor ideas. From big [...]

How to Choose the Right Painting Tools

January 13th, 2017|Comments Off on How to Choose the Right Painting Tools

Paint Tools in New York Are you ready for your next interior painting project? Once you have decided on your overall vision for your home’s new aesthetic, you will need to make sure you [...]

Design Trends for 2017

January 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Design Trends for 2017

Whether you are redesigning your home this year, need a new paint color on your walls, or want to pick out some on-trend furniture pieces, now is the best time to start! The beginning of [...]

Color Matters: Summer Purple

July 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Color Matters: Summer Purple

The purple color pallet can add an array of color options in both modern, contemporary and traditional interior spaces. Purple is also the most powerful wavelength of the rainbow and is considered rare in nature. [...]

Color Matters: April Blue

April 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Color Matters: April Blue

Blue, a primary color, suggests truth, constancy, sincerity, and tranquility.  Blue is universal due to his familiar associations with oceans and the sky. Blue’s calming quality make it great and often primary choices for bathrooms [...]

Color Matters: January White

January 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Color Matters: January White

Designers use White as there go to color; a clean, fresh canvas that works with any combinations of colors or can stand alone and be the star. The color of a wall makes the biggest [...]

Color Matters: December Red

December 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Color Matters: December Red

The holiday season inspires every shade of red; from a deep, robust red to a rich, bold, ruby red.  A color of passion and power, red adds a new dimension and explosion to your living [...]

October National Window Covering Safety Month

October 18th, 2014|Comments Off on October National Window Covering Safety Month

Wallauer Design Center brings attention to “October National Window Covering Safety Month”     Learn how to keep your Kids safe in your home.  Cords and kids don’t mix.  Hunter Douglas the leaders in innovative [...]

Room for Style

July 22nd, 2013|Comments Off on Room for Style

Every other week, our very own Ossining designer Wendy guest-writes for a popular fashion and lifestyle Blog called Living After Midnite. Wendy writes about how interior design and fashion coorelate in her series called Room [...]

Window Treatments in Carmel, NY

July 8th, 2013|Comments Off on Window Treatments in Carmel, NY

Great homes deserve great windows. Your window frames your view of the outside world, so window treatments are a vital component of any home décor plan. Regardless of your chosen style, Wallauer’s Design Center offers window treatments in Carmel, [...]

Carole Fabrics in Ossining, NY

July 1st, 2013|Comments Off on Carole Fabrics in Ossining, NY

Are you looking for the perfect upholstery fabric for your home? At Wallauer’s Design Center, we offer an impressive selection of home décor fabrics from Carole Fabrics in Ossining, NY. With a wide array of fabrics that perfectly match current design and color trends, you’ll find the [...]

Carole Fabrics in Carmel, NY

June 24th, 2013|Comments Off on Carole Fabrics in Carmel, NY

Fabric is the heart and soul of any room. The fabric color, pattern, and texture that you choose can definitely make a statement about your design style. At Wallauer’s Design Center, we’re proud to offer high-quality home décor fabrics [...]

California Interior Paints in White Plains, NY

June 10th, 2013|Comments Off on California Interior Paints in White Plains, NY

Since the interior of your house is the first thing that you see every morning, why not make sure that your walls are covered with the highest quality paint in the perfect shade to express your personality and [...]

Blinds and Shutters in White Plains, NY

June 3rd, 2013|Comments Off on Blinds and Shutters in White Plains, NY

Wallauer's Design Center your full service, one-stop window treatment center! We are the premier place to purchase custom blinds and shutters in White Plains, NY. If you’re looking to make a clean, uncluttered statement in your home, choose the sleek, upscale look of window [...]

California Paint Options for your Westchester, NY Home

May 27th, 2013|Comments Off on California Paint Options for your Westchester, NY Home

Whether you are in need of a quality primer, interior paint, or specialty options for tough areas such as your kitchen, bath or ceiling, California Paint is the company to turn to. Never underestimate the [...]

In-Home Decorating for Westchester, NY Residents

May 23rd, 2013|Comments Off on In-Home Decorating for Westchester, NY Residents

Have you ever felt overwhelmed when it comes to choosing paint colors for your current home projects? If so, you are not alone. Why not turn to the professional advice of experts that can provide [...]