How to Apply Meoded Decorative Paints

Meoded manufactures decorative paints, Venetian plasters, and other decorative faux products. Their decorative paints provide a unique, creative flare that makes surfaces appear more textured than traditional paints. These products can mimic various surface materials, portray artistic effects, or enhance and protect colors.

Meoded offers many decorative paints, including metallic finishes, velvet effects, glitter paints, and lime washes. This post will highlight two of their most popular products, Crystal Brush Glitter Paint and Sapphire Metallic Paint. Learn what these decorative paints look like, the application process, and ideas for using them in your home or commercial space!


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Marketplace Paints at Home: Read Our New Publication

We are excited to introduce our new publication, Marketplace Paints At Home!

Available now, the premiere issue of Marketplace Paints At Home features a blend of quality editorial that focuses on paint and color as well as window treatments and wall coverings. We plan to publish two issues annually, and our next editions will be released in spring 2024 and fall 2024.

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Design Ideas to Transform Your Home Office

Your home office should be designed with your personal style in mind. It should be a space where your creativity can flow, and you can focus on being productive. Whether you use your office for schoolwork, business, or personal projects, you probably spend hours at a time at your desk, which means comfort should be a priority as well.

With comfort, functionality, and personal style in mind, you can create a fresh design for your home office that meets all your needs. It is important to design your office with purpose and thoughtful consideration instead of using it like a spare room.

In this post, we will discuss stylish home office design ideas that will help you transform your office into a space you love!

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Energy-Efficient Window Treatments

Window treatments come in many different designs, textures, and colors, which make them excellent for adding style to your home or office. In addition to decoration, they also provide a number of functional benefits, including privacy, light control, and temperature control. Temperature control is a high priority for many homeowners because of how much energy can be wasted through windows.

According to, 76% of the sunlight that enters through double-pane windows becomes heat. In the cold months, approximately 30% of your home’s heat is lost through your windows. However, window treatments with effective temperature control can prevent this unwanted heat transfer, leading to significant energy savings.

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6 Ideas to Enhance Your Outdoor Space

If you love spending time outdoors, but your backyard feels uninviting and dull, it’s time to spruce up your outdoor space.  Outdoor living areas have become increasingly popular among homeowners, especially since many people have started working from home.

Getting some fresh air can be therapeutic, but it is often too hot or cold, windy, or uncomfortable enough to stay outdoors for very long.  The key is to bring some modern indoor luxuries to your outdoor space so you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

In this post, we will review six ideas to make your outdoor space more enjoyable year-round.

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5 Summer Color Palettes

Summer is here, and we are loving the interior design trends this season. One of the most exciting trends is the shift to bright colors! Minimalism has been popular for several years, and neutral colors have been dominating the design industry. However, grays, whites and tans are losing popularity, and bold colors are making a comeback.

If you are nervous about committing to bold color palettes, you may want to start with pops of color, rather than painting an entire room. Accent walls are a great option because they will create a focal point in the room, and they give you more flexibility with your decor.

In this post, we have selected 5 color palettes that are inspired by everything we love about the summertime. They are bright, happy, and fun, and they can bring flair to any room.

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How to Paint Your Pool

Warm temperatures and sunshine are officially here! On particularly hot days as we have here in the south, there is nothing quite as inviting as a pool filled with cool, crisp water. If you have your own private pool, you are probably eager to spend your days swimming, laying out, and hosting pool parties. Although, before you can enjoy your pool, it might need some refurbishing. After all, it has likely been sitting unused for several months.

Painting your pool is one way to even out the surface, protect it from damage, enhance the color, and prevent old chipping paint from contaminating the water. In this post, we will provide the steps for painting your pool so that it stands out and has lasting benefits.

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Make Your Next Caulking Project Eco-Friendly

Reuseable Caulk Tube

Home projects can transform your space in a new and exciting way. Although, there are often a lot of tools and materials involved in these projects, some of which are single-use plastics. At a time when environmental sustainability is more important than ever, we are more cognizant of the harm that material waste can cause to our planet.  In this post, we will be discussing Eco-Friendly Caulk.

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Benjamin Moore Primer

How to Choose the Right Primer

Painting your walls is a fun and exciting way to transform a room. Although, the task itself takes considerable time and effort. After all your hard work, you want your paint job to look amazing and last a long time. This is why it is so important to choose the right painting materials and do the job properly. In many cases, primer is the first step to ensure a beautiful, long-lasting paint job. So, where do you start? How do you choose the right primer? Read more

Marketplace Paints Staff

Article: ALLPRO Independent Magazine January/February 2023

The idea of opening Marketplace Paints was born when Tom Uskup’s wife, Anne—an interior designer— started working on a new project. “I didn’t know anything about painting other than that we needed paint,” Uskup laughs.

He ventured to a store several miles away because his local paint store had recently closed, and Anne specifically wanted to use Benjamin Moore products for her project. “While I was there, I thought to myself, ‘Why don’t we have a paint store [in the area]?’”

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