Tag Archives: color

Guess What I’m Up To

I’ve been working on another paint project this week.  This is where I am as of today:     For any home decor project, you must start with seemingly mundane materials.   Then you choose your color scheme and determine your plan of action.   Wanna guess where I’m going with this?  My deadline for […]

Stop Living in the Land of Pinky Beige!

You know who you are!  Pinky beige was quite on-trend a decade and a half ago, but now there are better neutral paint colors you could be choosing for your home.   source   Don’t feel bad – it’s hard to stay on top of all the latest trends in decor and paint colors. That’s […]

How to Choose the Perfect Paint Color for Every Room in Your Home

I’m getting excited about my June 26th Color Class that is being hosted by Kirkland’s Floor to Ceiling and Benjamin Moore paints here in Nashville!   “Like” Kirkland’s Floor to Ceiling on Facebook for Promotions and Updates on their Products   If you attend  The Decorologist’s exclusive and limited class, you will learn how to: 1) […]

Just the Right Paint Color: Sign Up for My Class!

Have you ever gotten excited about painting a room of your house, only to drive to the paint store and be confronted with this:   Maybe you thought, “I’ll go pick out a pretty yellow” only to find there are umpteen zillion yellows to choose from.  It can be a bit overwhelming, to say the […]

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2012 & A Color Consultant’s Tangent

Sometimes I like to get the reactions of The Decorologist’s Facebook followers to new trends and design news.  This week, I posted a link about Sherwin-Williams 2012 Color of the Year and asked my followers what they thought about it.          Here are some of the responses I got after posting:    

How to Make the Wood in Your Dining Room Come to Life

As a Nashville Interior Decorator and Color Consultant, I often am asked what can be done to “spruce up” a dining room.  The tricky thing about dining rooms is that they are often filled with wood, with little color or fabric going on.     Typically, there are lots of wood furnishings and wood flooring […]

Loving the Fireplace You Used to Hate

Ah, the fireplace. The heart of the home, the hearth, the focal point of any well-appointed living room.  But what if the heart of your home fills you with contempt?  Lovely, Non-Contemptuous Fireplace   In the photos I’m going to share with you below, the wall color stayed the same and no new furnishings or […]

Does Virtual Design (Long-Distance Decorating) Really Work?

Obviously, if I am writing this post I think the answer is “Yes!”  Some people call it “e-design” or “online design,” but I’m sure you’ve heard about it.  Awhile back, a sweet girl named Emily contacted me about virtually-designing the small older home she shares with her husband.   The only caveat was that she […]

How the Right Paint Colors Can Make A Great First Impression

Do you believe that first impressions count?  What impression do your front door and entry make on your guests? Newly-Painted Black Front Door   I recently did a Color Consultation for a Nashville client who needed to get her home ready to sell.  The outside needed a pick-me-up, as you can see: Tired Oak Door […]

Dueling Homes – Which Will Sell First?

Two homes with the same layout in the same neighborhood.  If they are similarly priced, which one’s going to sell and which is going to flounder on the market? The Decorologist   Why don’t we start with House #1?  Here’s a brief tour of the home: Living Room