Benjamin Moore announced their 2015 Color of the Year, Guilford Green HC-116. It’s a perfectly nice color, and it certainly has it’s place – but not as Color of the Year. Let me tell you why not. When I think about a paint color that’s dubbed “Color of the Year,” I assume it would […]
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 article on 2014 Paint Color Trends just hit the newsstand in Everyday Home magazine, woohoo! When the editor asked me to write the article back in the fall, I decided to share not only my predictions, but also those of some other color experts whose work I admire. Everyday Home Magazine While […]
Yesterday I attended the Sherwin-Williams national trade show here in Nashville. I’m so excited about my new partnership with Small Wall, the company that created best tool for testing paint colors accurately.
The “it” color of 2013 is Monaco Blue, according to color giant Pantone. As a Nashville Color Consultant, I think this color is a great pick. I heard from two sources that this color was announced at High Point Market as Pantone’s Color of the Year over the weekend, but others are saying that […]
Benjamin Moore‘s 2013 Color of the Year is Lemon Sorbet 2019-60. Benjamin Moore Lemon Sorbet Fresh off the heels of 2012’s top pick, Wythe Blue, Lemon Sorbet is a fresh optimistic color that works well with other popular clean colors. Notice this is not the yellow-gold popular in the late 90’s and early […]
Have you noticed lately that all the big shelter magazines are flooded with content about COLOR? Specifically, PAINT COLOR. The latest issue of House Beautiful featured a survey that asked thousands of readers and several hundred interior designers and design bloggers about their favorite (and least favorite) paint colors. Photo by Matt Barker for The […]
If you are paying attention at all, you probably know that painted kitchen cabinetry is where it’s at – particularly white kitchen cabinetry. Wood finished cabinets date themselves quickly based on the undertone of the wood. Because I frequently stage homes for sale in the Nashville area, I can tell you that dark cherry cabinets are […]
As a paint color specialist in the Nashville area, an Exterior Paint Consultation is one of the services I offer. A few months ago, I did an Exterior Color Consultation for a client who was wanting to have the brick painted on her home. If you remember from this post, my client wasn’t sure what color to choose or whether […]
The Southern Living Showcase Home was open to tour here in Nashville through this last weekend, and it did not disappoint. I love the exterior – the REAL shutters with actual shutterdogs, the gas lamp above the entry, the gray gutters. Southern Living Show House in Nashville Let me get the bragging out of the […]