Color Science

Color Trends: Glacier Gray

Pantone’s Color Report for Spring 2015 is clearly inspired by nature. The colors include warm, bright colors paired with cool neutrals, like Glacier Gray. Cool grays like this have become popular as a neutral in home design, replacing beige or brown tones….

Color: Hemlock Green

I first heard the term “hemlock green” last spring, in reference to Pantone’s color palette for spring 2014.   This green walks a wonderful line between mint green and sage green, with a decidedly gray undertone… much like the hemlock foliage…

Color Showcase – Orange

Orange is a tricky color to use in your home decor. It’s bold, it’s bright, but it’s also warm. And this is the time of year when we want to add fall colors to our home: rich browns, golden yellows,…

Color Showcase: Green

Green is always a popular color in home decor. It evokes feelings of happiness, calm, and good luck. It reminds us of nature and allows us to bring the outdoors in. Today I’m going to show you some ways to…

Color Showcase: Decorating with Neutrals

I find myself increasingly drawn to rooms decorated almost exclusively in neutrals — Pinterest is flooded with such spaces and they seem so restful.  In fact, I’ve made a systematic effort to create more neutral spaces into my own home…

5 Easy Ways to Brighten Your Home

If you have been feeling bored with your home furnishings recently, have no fear! There are many different (and easy) ways to brighten up your home at a very low cost. Often times by changing around one simple thing can…

Pretty Pastels

Nope, it’s not the ’80s: pastels are back in fashion and decor in a big way in 2014!     Pastels in 2014 look best with lots of crisp whites…     Or paired with more funky graphic prints to…