“I grew up watching my mother design homes. Through that, I found that creating spaces reflecting the wants and needs of clients made everything worthwhile – to the point I wanted to do it as a career,” says Emily, who’s expanded her professional horizons through traveling as well as working as a designer for Anthropologie, Pottery Barn, a private firm, and now, Standard Paint.
Everyone, and we mean everyone, looks next-level happy and healthy with a rosy glow. Slowly sip on that fact as we bask in Benjamin Moore’s choice for Color of the Year 2020: First Light – a fresh and luminous blush-pink stunner that is both flirty and flattering. Read More
If there was a diploma given out in real-world experience earned in a retail paint store, Jeff would be at the top of his class. The Manager of our West Valley Yakima location, Jeff has been part of the Standard Paint & Flooring family for more than 20 years, and credits everything he knows about home improvement to two decades of on-the-job training. Read More
Nearly 30 years after graduating from the design program at Bellevue College, Cyndy still loves to be able to work with an empty space, a blank slate where she can experiment with color combinations and apply her considerable talent for furniture placement, shopping for antiques and accents, and creating functional floor plans that flow.
When our customers come to us and explain that they want a traditional yet trendy look, we sometimes pull inspiration from the past. Carpet on stairs is definitely a style that is here to stay. The classic wood finish with the addition of this beautifully patterned and contrasting carpet gives these stairs some true flair. Read More
Sometimes we are lucky enough for our work to be on display and open for everyone to see. This year, we worked with several builders whose houses were on the Central Washington Home Builders Tours of Home and Chefs. Our employee, Kate Loeb, was the designer hired to help create this beautiful home. Take a look at the breathtaking photos. Read More
If you're getting ready to list your house, you will want to add fresh paint to the exterior... It's the first thing people will see. Make sure the colors you choose blend with those of your neighbors, but don't be afraid to be bold and take a step outside of the box. Read More
Creating contrast in this space made all the difference with this kitchen remodel. So many beautiful upgrades were added to give it a timeless feel. Removing the breakfast bar really opened up the room and gave this kitchen a bigger feel and made it feel much more welcoming. Read More
It's always a challenge to make the most of a smaller space, but eliminating the cluttered wallpaper really helped calm down the feeling in this bathroom and actually make the space look bigger.
Chalkboard Paint is pretty cool but this Dry Erase Paint takes it to the next level. Choose a section of your wall. Our marketing department wanted a giant whiteboard for brainstorming and planning so we taped off a 4 ft by 5 ft section. Read More
Imagine sitting in your hairstylist’s chair. After asking for a trim, you notice that their snip-happy scissors have lopped off too much. Do you speak up and ask that they fix the mistake, or leave the salon a dissatisfied customer? These tips will help you communicate your vision and ensure the success of your project. Read More