Posts Tagged "Choosing Color"

Easy Ways to Freshen Up Your Home

With the weather getting warmer, and spring cleaning done (right?), it’s time to freshen up our home decor! Whether you want to just make things lighter and brighter, or give a room a new look, here are some easy ways to…

Black: Design on the “Dark Side”

From the starless skies of an urban landscape to the menacing raven in Edgar Allen Poe’s famous poem, the color black inspires vivid thoughts and emotions. And I, for one, am obsessed with it! This shade immortalized the characteristics of…

Sophisticated Serenity: Teals

Anyone else have the “blues” lately?  I keep seeing the most amazing shades of blue popping up in home decor and I’m smitten.   They’ve got me thinking of shades in the Caribbean seas and bright summer skies.   But one shade…

Grey: The New Neutral

There was a time in my home decorating journey (and it IS a journey) that I embraced bold colors on walls and on furniture.  Over the past few years, my taste for that has waned, in favor of soft neutral…

Regal Purples

Seductive and deep, shades of purple from soft lilacs to regal amethysts are popping up everywhere. Traditionally associated with spirituality, wisdom, luxury and wealth, tones of purple will amp up any décor with sophisticated flair. Here are some great examples…

Home buyers are bringing color back!

About 6 years ago, my company offered Color Consultations to home owners who struggled with white and unpainted walls. It was a great way to start a relationship with a potential design client and for the homeowner to ‘test’ out…

How to Choose and Mix Colors

Did you know that colors have personality?  Orange is energizing, blue is calming.  Red is daring, purple is regal.  Colors affect us both mentally and physically, so it’s no wonder that selecting colors for your home is difficult. I carry…