Today's post comes from Kristie Barnett, the owner of StoneBrook Staging and Interior Styling. Additionally, she blogs about decoration inspiration, collections, bargain hunting, party planning, and using color in your home. Kristie says, as a Home Stager, she knows that paint colors have a profound influence on a buyer's perception of a property's desirability. And she's seen how the right colors can improve the place we call home and the way we live in it
Take it away, Kristie!
Thank you, Rachel, for letting me hang out on your fabulous blog today! As an interior stylist and home stager, my job sometimes requires me to ask (and answer) the hard questions. Read on:
Why do men fear painting wood
By Kristie Barnett
It's an age-old question: why do men fear painting wood? I can't tell you how many times the following has occurred: I have a color consultation with the lady of the house. There are some horrible 1970s-1980s pieces of wood furniture, dreaded fake paneling in the den, or dated wood cabinets in the kitchen.
So I've been asking men all over the same question: why are you so resistant to painting wood? Here are some of the responses I have gotten: