Diane Henkler

Diane Henkler decorated her first home using tricks from her work in the display trade. She wrote a book called Instant Decorating and now shares her decorating ideas on her blog, InMyOwnStyle.com.

Diane's Inspiration

A happy mix of color & style

Diane's Latest Post

How to Choose the Right Paint Finish

When you think about picking up a paint brush to start a paint project the first thought that goes through your mind probably isn’t what paint finish to… Read more »

July 28th, 2016

Pro Tip: Painting Over Wallpaper

Not long ago, I gave my bathroom and powder room a style update. Both rooms had the same peach and scallop-shell wallpaper and I found out the hard way… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

July 6th, 2016

Get Started With This Printable Painting Checklist

Are you ready for a color change? Are you thinking of doing a DIY paint job yourself, but don’t know where to start? If so, I can help… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

May 26th, 2016

Tips on Choosing the Right Paint Brush

Just when you thought you had your paint project figured out, you head to the home improvement store to buy your supplies and are faced with a decision… Read more »

Categories: Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

April 29th, 2016

Popular White Paint Colors to Try

White paint for walls is the “IN” color for homeowners this year. In magazines, on blogs, on TV shows and movies, white is trendy and hip. It is also a… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

March 31st, 2016

11 Spring-Themed Design Tips

When most of us are looking for spring themed design tips and ways to add a touch of freshness to our home we tend to look at the pastel colors of… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

February 2nd, 2016

A Bedroom Inspired by HGTV Dream Home 2016

Have you taken the online tour of the HGTV Dream Home 2016 yet? If not, you are in for a colorful treat. I was lucky enough to be invited by Glidden to… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Before & Afters, Inspiration

December 22nd, 2015

How to Create the Perfect Holiday Tablescape

With the holiday season upon us, you may be trying to think of creative ways to set your holiday table this year. If you are envisioning using the… Read more »

Categories: Color, Dining Rooms, Inspiration

November 16th, 2015

Colors From the U.S.A.

U.S.A… the land of the free and home of the brave. When we think of the colors that represent America, we tend to think of the vivid red, white and… Read more »

Categories: Inspired by Epcot

November 12th, 2015

Colors From Canada

Canadian paint inspiration abounds as it stretches all the way from British Columbia to Newfoundland and then northward to Northwest Territories and… Read more »

Categories: Inspired by Epcot