Fresh new must-have: StayHold Trunk Organizers

With the New Year, people are thinking about organizing & redecorating! (We’re doing a LOT that here at the store, too!) Here’s something people have learned the hard way: paint cans like to TIP OVER in the trunk. That’s bad news! StayHold trunk organizers use VELCRO to stick to the carpet on the bottom of your trunk & brace things in place – paint cans, bleach, groceries, plants, and more. Lightweight but tough, these plastic organizers can also hold your hunting, fishing, & emergency gear Continue reading →

8 Fun Chalkboard Paint Ideas

Chalkboard paint is a hot home decorating secret! It’s all over Pinterest. Chalk and blackboards go together – but you don’t have to be limited to black paint! With our Valspar paint line, we can color match your paint, swatches, or color scheme, and mix you up a pint, quart, or gallon of the chalkboard paint you want! At the Make & Take we had at the Smith & Edwards Paint Department last Saturday, you could paint your own 12×12″ board with chalk paint to Continue reading →

Rejuvenate your Home with new Paint Palettes!

Lots of hardware and home improvement stores have paint departments with all those wonderful rainbows of paint chips. If you’re building your own home, starting to personalize your new house, or finally getting around to touching up after the kids have flown the nest – you know how important those color swatches are, and how much time you can spend with them! Picking Paint Palettes One of my favorite things to do when I’m trying to pick paint colors – it’s a long-term decision! – Continue reading →

Take a look at the Handy Bucket Builder in our Paint Department

This little lid is the coolest thing to hit our Paint Department since we can remember! We use these bucket lids ourselves in the store Randy, our Paint department manager, thinks you’ll love this product – and he’d know, he’s used it himself to build a whole nursery! Yep, our outdoor garden center this spring and summer was built with Handy Bucket Builder lids, our Smith & Edwards Ace buckets, and 2 x 12 plywood placed flat on the lids, letting us set out our Continue reading →