Tag Archives: choosing paint colors

Tudor Lite – Exterior Paint Colors

Tudor style (or Revival Tudor style) architecture is often marked by half-timbering, steeply-pitched roofs, pillared porches, mullioned windows, and a mix of wood, stucco, and brick.   Many of the older neighborhoods around Nashville feature these homes reminiscent of medieval cottages and country houses. The interior and exterior of this home was dark and forboding: […]

In Honor of the Royal Baby: ROYAL BLUE!

In honor of the newest arrival into the royal family, let’s talk about the on-trend style and versatility of ROYAL BLUE.     Benjamin Moore’s Hale Navy HC-154 in lacquer finish  

Paint Color Advice from the Experts

Need paint color advice?  I’ve been invited to participate in a Virtual Painting Summit, where I was interviewed about choosing the right paint colors by host, Kari Caldwell.  Wondering what a virtual painting summit might be?    

Strategies for Choosing Paint Colors

I was on Pinterest early yesterday morning, and I noticed a popular pin about how to choosing paint colors.  Since I am a Paint Color Consultant, I am always looking for new ideas about such things, of course.  I went to the site and read a post by a blogger describing three strategies to use […]

Does Dark Paint Make Your Ceiling Appear Lower?

Sometimes in Paint Color Consultations, I suggest a dark paint color for a ceiling in certain rooms.  Most people think that paint colors for ceilings should always be light, right?   Dark paint colors for ceilings used to be a hard sell, but luckily I’ve built up enough street cred that most believe me now […]

Choosing Colors in a Virtual Kitchen Design

I’ve been running mad this week following last week’s beach vacation, and I’m headed out this morning for a Speed Staging.  I thought I’d share an email I received last week along with some “after” photos that came from an online client who consulted with me long distance on a virtual kitchen design.   Benjamin Moore […]

Do You Judge Your Decorator by her Fingernails?

When I meet a client for a Color Consultation, they are sizing me up.  They may already know that I’m a certified True Colour Expert trained under internationally-acclaimed Maria Killam.  They may know that I am a Benjamin Moore Color Expert and on their Design Advisory Panel.  But they are still wondering:  does this girl know […]

Guest Post and Interview on Annette Tatum’s Well-Dressed Home

I’ve had a super-busy week, how about you?  I’ve helped clients shop for dining room tables, art, lighting, draperies, and rugs.  I’ve arranged furniture, specified paint colors for walls, and hung art and family photos.  And I’ve got 3 more clients to go before my weekend begins!   I am really honored that Annette Tatum, author of […]