Posts Tagged "Color"

Living with Color

Farmhouse style has been all the rage lately. Its signature colors are beige, white, and other light neutrals. But what if you prefer something more colorful?   Injecting color into the rooms of your home changes not only the look…

Decorating with Khakis

When I say “khakis,” you probably think of pants or a certain “Jake” from a certain insurance company. But khakis are used in all styles of home decor. For this Color Showcase, I’ll show you how to use khakis in…

Rethinking Pastels in Home Decor

Pastel colors are making a comeback in home decor. I know – when I say pastels, it’s easy to think of the saccharine colors of the 1980s. The more modern version, though, is softer and used more as an accent…

Color Showcase: Greens for Summer

Sweet summertime!  It’s a wonderful opportunity to freshen up your decor for the season and I love to do this with shades of green.  Green is a color that can function as a neutral or be a vibrant accent color…

Turn Heads with Shades of Blush

Hot on the runway and so cool in home design, all things pink are taking the world by storm this season. Creamy corals and romantic shades of blush pair perfectly with soft grays and vibrant rain forest green—making them the…

Happy Mood Makeover

Color has been shown to affect mood. For example, yellow is associated with feelings of warmth and cheerfulness; green, with nature and tranquility; orange, with excitement and energy. So, if you want to create a happy mood in your home,…

Simple Spring Entertaining Tips

Now that we’ve officially welcomed spring, my thoughts always turn to getting together with friends and family.  After being hunkered down during the winter months, I’m ready to throw open my home and fill it with light and loved ones. …

Homes & Gardens that Use Color

Are you confounded by color? Colors evoke emotions, so it’s natural to want to include them in our homes, but too much can be overwhelming. Here are some homes and gardens that use color, without going overboard. Inside Let’s start…