Tag Archives: color expert

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.

Paint Color Trends 2014 – Color Experts Weigh In

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 […]

SmallWall, Sherwin-Williams, & Me

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.  

Pantone 2013 Top Color for Fashion – Monaco Blue

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 […]

Nashville Color Expert Announces: Benjamin Moore’s 2013 Color of the Year, Lemon Sorbet

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 […]

America’s Favorite Paint Colors

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 […]

Why White Kitchen Cabinets are The Right Choice

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 […]

The Real-Life Results of a Virtual Exterior Paint Color Consultation

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 […]

In the Pink at the Southern Living Showcase House Tour

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 […]

Nashville Color Expert Announces 2012 Color of the Year: Wythe Blue

For those who questioned the staying power of blues, paint giant Benjamin Moore recently announced their Color of the Year 2012 – and it’s one of my favorites, Wythe Blue HC- 143.   Wythe Blue is in Benjamin Moore’s Historic Color Collection, but don’t let that fool you.  This watery greeny-blue is fresh enough for a […]