Tag Archives: blue room

The Anatomy of a Magazine Photo Shoot

A few months ago, the editor of Blah-blah-blah magazine contacted me about doing a story and photo shoot in one of my client’s homes.  Ah, the call that makes every decorator’s heart go pitter-pat!   Below is the living room of my client’s home when first purchased.  I snapped this photo when I came over […]

Knowing What to Change and What NOT to Change When Decorating

Here in Nashville, there are many houses that were built in the 1960s and 1970s.  I see a lot of entry floors from that era that look exactly like this: Existing Entry Floor   This client had grown weary of her dark, dated entry but wasn’t sure she wanted to completely redo the floor.  Entry Before

How Color Can Change Your Home’s Groove

Happy Monday, dear readers!  Have I got a fun room makeover for you . . . Kristie Barnett Suppose you lived in a home that looked about the same as it had for the last 50 or more years?  Same paint color (or lack thereof), same finishes, same old groove. Before Makeover   This mid-century ranch […]

So, Will You Do Inky Blue?

Jackie Jordon, Director of Color Marketing for Sherwin Williams,  is forecasting the latest “it” color of the year:  SW’s Indigo Batik (SW 7602). source   Jordon believes our country is “a blue jean nation” and this color represents that sense of relaxed traditionalism in America.  In  addition, prints and fabrics in ethnic batik and ikat prints are […]

What Color Are You Afraid Of?

If you’re reading this blog, it’s pretty likely that you are not afraid of color.   But is there a certain color that scares you?  I recently posed this question on The Decorologist Facebook page and got some interesting responses.  source