Tag Archives: color trends

A Fresh Take on Yellow and Blue Decorating

Yellow and blue are a classic color combination.  In the 1990’s, the combo was a butter yellow and a darker blue (like that in Wedgwood china).  Those shades together are still lovely, but how about an updated version?  A fresh take on yellow and blue looks more like this:  a bold citrus yellow paired with a watery or […]

Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland

Last weekend, I went with the family to see Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.  It was a visual feast!  The colors, the scenery,  the clothes, and ideas – I was completely enchanted by it.  I have no doubt this film is already influencing tastemakers and trendsetters everywhere.

A Lavender and Gray Bedroom Makeover

This is a picture of how my bedroom looked when we moved into this house 8 years ago.  Dark green walls, very bad floral border, ceiling fan.  Oh my.  The first thing we had to do was strip down that border, which was apparently put up with superglue. 

My Forecast for Hot Fall Colors

I’ve been doing a little research about color trends for fall and 2010.  Lots of big ideas for what’s gonna be hot.   But there’s a big difference between what the “trendsetters” are pushing and what the public will embrace.  This is my personal forecast for the hottest colors and trends in decorating.  Gold, gunmetal, and copper […]