We are blessed and grateful for all of our customers! The majority of our work is from 'word of mouth' referrals from happy clients. Please read what they are saying about us!

Lisa and Kevin Litzinger: "Dear Jim and Melissa - Just wanted to say thank you again for the great painting job. We truly appreciate the extra time you took to advise us on the colors, etc. Also, the efficiency, neatness, and care Jim took in painting such a large room. We would be glad to be a reference for you. We'll be contacting you later in the year about painting the foyer. Happy New Year, Kevin and Lisa Litzinger" January 2010

Vickie and John Mahfood: "I knew Melissa growing up but haven’t seen her in years.  When her company appeared on a list of preferred painters, I had to call her.  Melissa and Jim came over and with their help we were able to pick the colors for our entry way, kitchen, sunroom, family room, dining room, upstairs hallway and master bath.  I love dark vibrant colors so the choices were exactly what I wanted.  Jim spent an entire week with us and the results are beautiful.   Not only does “Stir Your Imagination” do a great job painting but they are very neat and clean during the process.  Jim made a point of keeping the disruption to a minimum and after each day of painting, he cleaned up so we could use the room that evening.  If I ever need more painting done or if I can recommend a painter to anyone, it will definitely be “Stir Your Imagination”.  Thank you Jim and Melissa for adding the warmth of color to my home!!!!"  December 2009

Carol Black from Greensburg:  "I just wanted to tell you how pleased I am with our kitchen.   I am so enjoying the new look and am anxious to get other decorative items in there to pull it all together.   Your work is just exquisite and very much appreciated.  We both think so much of your work and hope to call on you again in the future.  God's best to you. With deep appreciation, Carol Black"  September 2009

Judi and John from Delmont: "From scheduling our estimate appointment, through the color consultation, to the painting itself, the Stir Your Imagination professionals exhibited courtesy, professionalism and artistry.  And they did it all with a personal touch!  Jim and Melissa made themselves available for any questions, were very flexible with scheduling, and all the work was completed when promised.  We trusted them with our home while we were away on vacation and they even kept an eye on our lonely cat for us!  We couldn't be happier with the way our rooms look - all at a reasonable price!  Thanks for the beautiful job!"  August 2009             

Bob from Murrysville:  "Christina and I are thrilled with the work you did in our foyer, powder room, living room, dining room and basement.  The faux finish in our powder room, living room and dining room is the envy of everyone who visits.  Chris wondered after you finished how we lived with white walls in those rooms for 2+ years!  Jim was very prompt and professional and even touched up a number of other walls that had some chips and dings.  Our daughters, Hannah and Ceci love the basement mural Melissa did and use the magnetic walls to hang pictures and funny sayings.  A number of their friends have already signed the picket fence you painted. Thank you very much for the great work you do.  We will have you back soon!  Sincerely, Christina and Bob Markley" May 2009

Julie from Murrysville:  "If you are looking for superior quality at an affordable price, then Stir Your Imagination is the full-service painting company for you.  Jim and Melissa are true professionals who provide a personal touch to all of their work.  Melissa will help you choose colors to go with your decor, personality and style.  Jim handles all of the regular painting efficiently and with meticulous attention to detail.  If you wish to have something fancy or more artistic than paint on the walls, Melissa's top notch artistic skills will provide you with many options.  She is prepared to help you design the decorative work, so there is no need to worry about figuring it out by yourself.  Melissa will translate your vision into reality.  Stir Your Imagination does not nickel and dime you for every coat of paint, they make sure the finished job is to your and their own satisfaction.  You can't go wrong with Stir Your Imagination." March 2009

Mary from Delmont: “Jim was the third painting contractor I contacted. The first contractor gave me an unprofessional, illegible estimate and he harassed me to hire him, the second contractor smelled of alcohol…..I thought I would never find a professional contactor until I found Jim and Melissa..  AND they were the least expensive estimate out of the three that we received.  We are getting so much more for our money with Jim.” October 2008

Norm and Lisa from Delmont:  "Even several months after you painted our kitchen, we still sit in there and are amazed at the transformation you performed.  You took our basic idea, having distressed walls with exposed brick, and brought it to life.  The walls of our kitchen are not just nice to look at, they are a work of art.  You and Jim are very easy to work with.  You are clear about what you will do, prompt with your work, and leave the work space cleaner than when you started.  This was some of the best money we spent on our remodeling project.  It is our pleasure to tell people that Stir Your Imagination did such wonderful work for us."  October 2008

Debbie from Greensburg:  "Jim - George and I are so happy with your work and have had so many compliments on it! You were a pleasure to work with and it was a delight to have someone so considerate, conscientious, and neat in our home. We would definitely recommend you to any of our friends. You were right on schedule - unlike most others! Melissa was so helpful in ordering the larger paint color samples. All in all, a less 'painful' experience than George expected! Thank you again for your help! With Appreciation, Debbie and George"  September 2008

Penny from Irwin:  "Wow!  Melissa is the Goddess of Color! Jim and Melissa turned our house into a warm, inviting home! The kitchen is next on the list to be painted. Melissa and Jim are very easy to work with, are quiet in your home, clean up everything and will help with color choices too. Next year we will have them return to paint our 2nd floor. You don't need to look any further for the top painters in the Pittsburgh Area!"  July 2008

Denise from Monroeville:  "Everything looks great!  We really appreciated the very professional work and interface you have.   We've had so many difficulties with other contractors.   It was so refreshingly easy.  Of course the great new painting really highlights all the other things we need to paint!!!   But that is future work. Thank you!"   June 2008

John and Yvonne from Level Green: "We just wanted to thank you for the great job you did for us. The painting and the faux work were done professionally and flawlessly. You pay such good attention to detail and our home looks GREAT because of it! Thanks again." September 2007

Jordan M from Sewickley wrote: "Professional, creative, inspiring, dedicated, and friendly…  These are the words that come to mind regarding my experience with Melissa and Jim.  When I started my home improvement project, I imagined what my home would look like; however, I could not possibly take those ideas and turn them into a reality myself.  Therefore, I was referred to Stir Your Imagination and I tried my best to share my ideas with Melissa.  Immediately I recognized a connection and although Melissa had never done a project like mine, she never once expressed doubt in my ideas as many painters had done in the past.  Once the project was complete, Melissa’s work was better than I could have ever imagined.  It was exactly what I wanted and more!  Once it was finished, I could not stop saying, “This is so cool!”  Several other things stick out about my experience, as well, such as Melissa and Jim driving over an hour to get to my home, scheduling over a weekend so the project could be completed as soon as possible, and the amount of dedication and time Melissa put into completing the project on time.  Melissa and Jim are absolutely remarkable and I will most certainly have them back to complete the rest of my home when the time comes.  One thing is undeniably true with Stir Your Imagination.  No idea is impossible…"  August 2007

Gloria from Churchill wrote: "Jim - Worlds Best Painter!"

Mike and Debbie from Harrison City wrote: "Jim and Melissa – We can’t begin to thank you enough for the wonderful art work that you created in our home.  Melissa you are a very gifted and talented artist.  Jim, your fine attention to detail is exceptional!  You work so hard and the end result is a perfectly painted wall.  Both of you exceeded our expectations and we are so happy with the results.  We will highly recommend you to anyone."  August 2007 

Mary Kay from Murrysville wrote: "Melissa - Thanks for the beautiful faux finish in my bathroom. I truly love it ad am actually shopping today for accessories. Thanks again."  July 2007

Toni from Murrysville wrote: "Jim - I am very happy and pleased with the painting that you did in my townhouse. I got three bids and yours was the lowest.  In fact, one bid was more than double your bid.  Because the estimate was low, I was concerned that the quality of work would not be up to par but I was pleasantly surprised! The quality of the work was excellent! Thank you and when you have a chance, I have another referral for you! I'll have her call you and Melissa."

Nicole from Irwin wrote:  "Melissa - I just wanted to let you know that the paint color you picked out for my kitchen and family room looks wonderful!!!! We had a Memorial Day party and everyone commented on how nice it looked. My Mom stated that it made such a dramatic difference. Thank you very much for your help. I really was lost in what color direction to go with in those rooms. Jamie and I can't wait to get the faux tile backsplash done and the foyer painted. Once again, thanks for your help."

Lucille from Murrysville wrote: "Jim - I didn't get to tell you what a great job you did in my living room. It's beautiful - I love it. You are so neat. Thank you so  much."

Jill from Level Green simply states: Melissa - Just so you know, it's more beautiful than I expected."

Kim from Penn Township wrote: "When my husband and I built our house 10 years ago, we could not agree on whether we should wallpaper or paint.  And if we were going to go with paint, what color?  So, for years, we had no color, just plain white walls.  But for us, white was a color, a safe color.  After we had pretty much furnished most of the house, I still couldn’t find the right accents for our kitchen.  I had asked my interior decorator, if she knew of anyone who could paint some decorative accents or a border in our kitchen.  She referred me to Melissa DeBaise of Stir Your Imagination.  After meeting with Melissa, she convinced me that wallpaper was definitely out and that we could do so much more with paint and the different finishes she could do.  So, I trusted her and we went from doing a few painted decorative accents to painting my entire house.  Melissa really helped us to pick the right finishes and paint color that really brought a cohesiveness to our color scheme.  And, what a transformation.  Not only for my house but for my whole family.  Even though we thought our house was decorated nicely, the color and finishes that Melissa did just made the house come alive.  I can’t believe the change and how long we lived with NO color.  Melissa and her partner/husband Jim are very creative, professional, clean and great to work with.  I would definitely recommend trying some of their services to anyone in the market for any type of wall treatment.  They’re Great!!!"


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