Lindsay Ballard

Lindsay Ballard authors the popular DIY home decor blog Makely School for Girls. She strives to help her readers easily create vibrant spaces that combine individual family needs with an eclectic flair.

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An unexpected color combination

Lindsay's Latest Post

Choosing the Right Type of Paint

Have you noticed that there are about four rows of paint cans at home improvement centers? Each type of paint has a specific use, and knowing which type of paint… Read more »

January 16th, 2012

Ignore the Little Voice Inside Your Head

Admit it. The best part about a fresh paint job is the rush you feel when you walk into the room. You want to spend time staring at your new… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples

January 6th, 2012

Consider Your Lighting

When you decide that it’s time to choose a new paint color for your room, you have more to think about than just deciding on blue versus green. Instead of… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Painting Tips

December 14th, 2011

Choosing the Right Brushes & Rollers

The first time I walked into the paintbrush and roller aisle at my local home improvement store, I was tempted to turn around and walk back out. I had no… Read more »

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

November 10th, 2011

Meet Lindsay

Howdy! I’m Lindsay Ballard, author of the DIY home decor blog Read more »

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