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To Paint or Not to Paint Your Kitchen Windows

When updating stained woodwork in a home, we often get asked about whether or not the kitchen windows or pantry doors should be painted when we enamel kitchen cabinets.  The answer is - it depends!  Design elements to consider: Are the windows/window casing adjacent...

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Wall Stripes Add Design Punch

Wall stripes can be a perfect way to add just the right amount of accent color to a room without being overwhelming and the pattern designs are almost endless!   Below are a few of our recent projects to give you a little inspiration - we've used metallic paint in a...

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Meet Danielle! Painterati’s Project Coordinator

PAINTERATI'S PROJECT COORDINATOR Danielle is the person behind the welcoming, friendly voice you hear when you contact Painterati! She's an important member of our team, scheduling consultations, answering process questions and working with our sales and production...

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Top 5 Considerations when Hiring a Painting Contractor

QUALITY Quality is the top priority when selecting a painting contractor to paint your home's walls & ceilings, woodwork and exterior. After all, if you're going to invest in updating your home you want nothing short of excellence in finishes and durability....

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Choosing the Right Paint Color – Sherwin’s Top 50

Ready to update your wall color but are not sure where to begin with the thousands of color options?  A great place to start is with the classics, such as Sherwin Williams Top 50 Paint Colors. Sherwin Williams Top 50 Paint Colors CLASSIC NEUTRALS The colors in...

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From Dated Brick to Contemporary Cool

Before Photo of Painted over red Brick FireplaceAfter Photo of Red Brick Fireplace Transformed with Plaster Our client needed a solution to two brick fireplaces in her home studio that needed a new look.  Instead of a costly replacement, we plastered over the...

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Best Wall Colors – Hirshfields

BEST SELLERS Hirshfields Color Confidence Color Palette Selecting that right wall color for your home can be a huge challenge!  Thankfully each of the paint manufacturer's create smaller collections of colors that are tried and true - good neutrals that work in...

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Meet Aaron – Custom Stain Creator

Expert Stain Matching Aaron is an important part of the Painterati / Brush Masters team!  He is our custom stain expert, creating matches to existing stain colors that clients can then use on new elements in their home remodel.   New windows, doors or trim are made to...

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Best Ceiling Paint

BEST PAINT FOR CEILINGS We often get asked which paints are the best for specific applications and based on our 30+ years of experience, below are three great ceiling paint options that we have found provide a high quality finish while being easy to apply and...

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2019 Colors of the Year!

It's the most wonderful time of the year - for paint colors!  Benjamin Moore, Sherwin Williams and many other paint manufacturers select their Color of the Year (COTY) based on global trends.  Here in the midwest, color trends are a bit slower to arrive, which can be...

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Ready to refresh your home?

Our work includes some amazing projects for homeowners across the Twin Cities. What does that mean for you? Painterati is a painting contractor you can trust because we are experienced and professional, and have completed beautiful projects to our customers’ satisfaction.