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Unexpected Pops of Color

Tired of your space?  Need a little pick-me-up?  A fresh way to bring life to a room is to add an unexpected pop of color.  Like these limey dishes in this neutral dining area.

In the Pink

Pink isn’t just for little girls anymore.  Really.  It looks totally grown-up when combined with neutrals, modern designs, and clean lines.   Pair pink with brown, gray, or black to ground it.  Pair it with white for a fresh, crisp look. Keep foundation pieces neutral and use pink accessories that can be easily changed out. Use simple patterns, […]

What’s Right About White

Not all whites are alike.  Be careful about the undertones of whites.  I prefer warm whites/off-whites with gray and yellow undertones.  Pink and blue undertones can be a little cold and soulless. Use multiple tones of white and off-white.  This gives more interest and depth, and you won’t go crazy trying to match that one […]

Peacock Blue

This gorgeous pair of Peacock Blue wedding shoes donned by my friend, Audrey Kidd, is the inspiration for this Color Therapy post.  Peacock Blue is one of those old-school colors that make you think of grand hotels and beautifully appointed dining cars.  It’s beautifully elegant covering the walls of libraries, butler’s pantries, and other spaces […]

My Forecast for Hot Fall Colors

I’ve been doing a little research about color trends for fall and 2010.  Lots of big ideas for what’s gonna be hot.   But there’s a big difference between what the “trendsetters” are pushing and what the public will embrace.  This is my personal forecast for the hottest colors and trends in decorating.  Gold, gunmetal, and copper […]