Tag Archives: color trends

2017 Design Trends – Sifted Through My Colander of Reality

Ahhh, the 2017 design trends. Last week, I attended Sherwin-Williams ColorMix 2017 presentation, hosted by Pottery Barn. If you’ve never been to one of these presentations for design professionals, let me just say that every year paint companies and color predictors draw some pretty tenuous connections between social and cultural happenings and the colors that […]

The 2015 Color Combination of the Year

You’ve likely heard about all the “Color of the Year” picks by Pantone and various paint companies. But is there a color combination of the year?  I think I’ve identified the combo that’s the clear winner. HomeGoods

A Pastel Blue Backdrop for Family Treasures

You know how I love to rethink and repurpose spaces, right?  I wanted to show you this happy space I worked on this week.  I did a paint color consultation with this Nashville client a few months back, and this week I returned to arrange furniture and hang art.

My 2014 Paint Color Trend Forecast

In the fall of last year, I was asked to write an article on 2014 paint color trends for a print shelter magazine.  The magazine’s premiere issue will be available in March, and I am so excited to see how it comes out!  Here’s the cover:  My article is highlighted right above Candice Olson’s head! […]

Is Orange is the New Red?

Orange in decor is a huge trend this fall.  It’s turning up everywhere.  It truly is the new red.  And orange lacquer is H-O-T:  Stacy Curran Whenever I see orange lacquer, I think of my blogger pal Jill Sorensen and her fabulous designs.