Consumer Reports: Top Paints for Rooms

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — A fresh coat of paint can give any room a simple, spring makeover. Where it gets complicated is choosing the paint. Home improvement stores such as Lowe’s and Home Depot stock not only different brands of paint but even varying grades within brands. The top-of-the-line paint at Home Depot, Behr Marquee, came … Continue reading »

Artist Paints with Bubbles

EUGENE, Ore. — Every artist has a method of crafting a masterpiece. For one Saturday Market artist, his method comes in the form of a straw, soap and bubbles. Artist David Placencia is taking painting to a new height, literally. He says his technique to creating his 3D works of art started as a simple … Continue reading »

Eco-Friendly Paint Contest

EUGENE, Ore. — How would you like to get your house painted for free? Miller Paint Company and NW Natural are holding a contest that offers just that. Even better, the paint is eco-friendly. “VOCs are volatile organic compounds, which have been known to be harmful to the environment. Most of our interior paints are … Continue reading »