Posts Tagged "design colors"

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…

Drab to Fab Patio Makeover!

Who wants to see a one-step patio makeover? This patio in Los Angeles was in dire need of a makeover. The patio furniture was looking good but the painted flooring and existing rug had seen its better days. All it…

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…

Decorating Secrets Revealed

Ever seen a great room in a decor magazine or show and wondered, “man, how do they make it look that good?” The answer is simple: trade secrets!  Designers and decorators have written and rewritten the book on making their…

Inspiring Shades of Juicy Sorbet

Spring has been a long time coming this year and every spring I feel the urge to add some bright color into my home decor.  But here’s a decor confession:  I have commitment issues when it comes to bright color.  …

6 Hot Trends for Your Kitchen

Thinking about a kitchen makeover? Check out 6 hot trends in 2013… 1. Multi-colored cabinetry No need to settle on just one tone for your cabinets anymore! This year, try using a different color on your lower cabinets, or opt…

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…

Vanquish Bath Decor Blues

Summer hones our focus toward bolder, brighter colors for the home.  Our collective vacation-inspired cheer brings an optimism that outshines today’s looming issues, and causes many consumers to seek out fresh new décor ideas.  Being the bath maven, I’ve found…