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Pantone’s 2012 Color of the Year Announced: Tangerine Tango!

pantone color of the year 2012

As a Nashville based Color Consultant, it’s my job to pay close attention to the color trends coming down the pike.  Those trends affect what we will see in the stores in the coming year and what options you will have in fashion and home decor.  Scant hours ago, Pantone announced that Tangerine Tango is 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 […]

Pink is the Thing for Spring!

Think pink!  It’s about time pink came around again.  I’m not ashamed to admit that I ADORE pink – my favorites are ballet pinks like Benjamin Moore’s Pristine OC-75 and Pink Moire 50 and Pantone’s Color of the year 2011:  Honeysuckle Pink. source

Another Example of Red + Turquoise

This weekend, I had to share one more image of a room with the red + turquoise combo that I blogged about earlier this week.  I especially love the patterns in this living room.   Hope you all have a lovely weekend.  I’m going to see a brand new play by Wes Driver and Greg Greene, […]

Matte Black is the New Black

I must admit that when I think of high-gloss black, I think cheesy bachelor pad.  In the 1980’s.  Today, the hottest way to play with black is to use remove the gloss – matte black is in.   You might just want to go with an accent wall, like here.  

Color of the Year – Top Pick for 2010

This lovely turquoise color is Pantone’s color pick of the year for 2010.  What is Pantone, you ask?  Pantone is a longtime sage of the color spectrum. The company creates standardized color palettes used in the design, graphics, cosmetics and fashion industries. Every year, the Color Institute forecasts color trends that tint our everyday lives.  […]

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, […]