Refresh your Space!
With the onset of spring and the promise of warmer weather, we also start thinking about our living space and the boundless opportunities to refresh and redecorate. It is absolutely amazing what a fresh coat of paint and new colour can do to your living space! Not only does it impact the eyes, it also impacts your emotions. Colours such as blues and lavenders, create a sense of serenity, reflection and calm. Bold colours such as reds and oranges, create feelings of energy an
March Colour of the Month
Well: oh my gosh, March is definitely "In like a lion", but we truly hope it goes "Out like a lamb". Hopefully this beautiful rich colour will give you a reprieve from the weather changes and have you starting to think about beautifying your living space. Call us now for your complimentary in home estimate. We would love to help you! Acrylux Painting & Dec Ltd - "Creating Beautiful Homes & Businesses through colour". #interiorpainting #professionalpainters #paint #interio
Lacquer: Did you Know??
Did you know that this photo below of the Lac Bug (Kerria Lacca) and it's resin is responsible for modern day lacquers including nail polish? Shellac is an insect resin secreted by the Lac Bug: the very small red parasitic bug attaches itself to small varieties of trees in India and Southeast Asia. The insect feeds on the sap of the trees, and secretes "Lac" as a protective shell in which the female lays its eggs. This lac or "resin" is collected, and can then be mixed with a
Colour Inspiration - There's an "app" for that!
Did you know there are many "apps" available to help you with colour decisions? For instance, the Colour Snap App courtesy of Sherwin Williams allows you to match any desired photos in order to find paint colours. Available for iPhone and Android. Also noteworthy are: Benjamin Moore's Colour Capture App, and the Dulux Visualizer App. #colour #repainting #painterscalgary #acryluxpainting #interiorpaintingcalgary #paint #painting #calgarytrades