Tag Archives: color trends

Waiting for a Winner in the Green Room

Finally, a few gorgeous Spring days here in Nashville in a row!  To celebrate Spring and St. Patrick’s Day, I want to share a few fun green rooms I found in House Beautiful.  I ADORE this pea green kitchen – what a fun way to wallpaper a ceiling! House Beautiful     This sunroom is […]

So, Will You Do Inky Blue?

Jackie Jordon, Director of Color Marketing for Sherwin Williams,  is forecasting the latest “it” color of the year:  SW’s Indigo Batik (SW 7602). source   Jordon believes our country is “a blue jean nation” and this color represents that sense of relaxed traditionalism in America.  In  addition, prints and fabrics in ethnic batik and ikat prints are […]

How to Brighten Your Day with Pops of Yellow

Bright, citrusy yellow is a great way to brighten your rooms – but you don’t have to douse the room in it.  Use yellow to make a bold statement by using it to *pop* in your space.  Here’s a few ways how:  Take a neutral room like this one, and simply add a couple of bold […]

Pink + Turquoise = It’s a Festivus Miracle!

  Source Usually when Pantone’s “Color of the Year” comes out, it’s a big surprise (or shock) to most people.  That’s because it usually marks a departure from what we’ve had the year before, and it’s typically in an unexpected direction (if you don’t carefully follow these kinds of trends).  

2011 Color of the Year . . .

Pantone, the world renown color authority, has announced it’s 2011 Color of the Year.  Honeysuckle Pink!  If I sound excited, it’s because I am.  I love a good pink, and I’m not going to apologize for it.      Pantone’s Leatrice Eiseman says, “In times of stress, we need something to lift our spirits. Honeysuckle is […]