Paint-Free Ways to Revive Your Military Housing
Go from drab to fab without lifting a paintbrush.
by Heidi Smith Luedtke, Air Force spouse
Military life is colorful, but military housing isn’t! Rental properties often pair light beige carpet with white walls and blinds to create 360-degree doldrums. If you long for color in your on-base space (or off-base rental) but dread repainting when you PCS, prepare to be inspired. With these colorful tips you’ll be living large without lifting a brush.
Treat decorating like fashion, said designer Angelo Surmelis. Play it safe with the big-ticket items and add interest with an accent chair. Repeat that color or theme with accessories like pillows, lamp shades, and vases. Check out the sophisticated and whimsical fabrics in his angelo:HOME line at angelohome.com and prepare to be inspired.