Tag Archives: colors

Frank Lloyd Wright Colors

I recently attended a fascinating presentation by PPG Paints all about Frank Lloyd Wright colors. PPG now owns Wright’s original 1955 paint color palette, formerly created for now-defunct Martin Seynour Paints. The collection includes the original Frank Lloyd Wright colors used in two of his most acclaimed projects, Fallingwater and Taliesin West. Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) […]

Pantone 2017 Color Trend Predictions

Color lovers, the Pantone 2017 Color Trend Predictions are out, and here is the palette: Keep in mind that the Pantone 2017 color trend report relates to fashion mostly, but there is always trickle down into the land of decor and paint colors. You’ll notice these are pretty saturated colors, and I’m betting looks nothing […]

Help Me Name LP SmartSide New Colors!

I hope you are in a helpful mood today, because I have a favor to ask! It has to do with the LP SmartSide new colors I’ve been working on:       Last year, LP SmartSide asked me to put together my very best color schemes for exteriors – 20 color schemes and 35 […]

The Reasons You Should Use a Black Paint Color in Your Space

I often use a little of the color black in the overall color palettes I create for clients. There are several reasons why you should use a black paint color in your home. I’m going to show you what those are by featuring black paint color placement in my recent collaborative project with Kole Custom […]

Exterior Paint Colors – The Disastrous Mistake You Don’t Want to Make!

It never ceases to amaze me how often people don’t consult a professional when choosing exterior paint colors for their homes. With both new builds and remodeling, many homeowners make all the design choices on their own. While they are spending tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars on materials and labor, they spend NOTHING […]

Why I’m So Excited About The Color WHITE

White??? WOW!!!   Sherwin-Williams just announced its 2016 Color of the Year and it’s OFF WHITE! Just like Benjamin Moore’s 2016 Color of the Year!   How EXCITING!!! white, white, everywhere! Looks like 2016 will be devoid of color completely!!! Everywhere you look, it’ll be just like your first apartment, where you weren’t allowed to […]

Paint Colors and the Beach Life

When I take a vacation, it’s really important to me to find a hotel, condo, or rental house that is really pretty. I am so effected by my visual surroundings, and have found that I have a difficult time relaxing in places that are gloomy, dirty, or ugly.  When you spend the day with this […]

The Game-Changing Home Staging Product You Didn’t Know Existed (Because It Didn’t!)

What an exciting couple of weeks it’s been around here! We just finished up our September Expert Psychological Stager™ (EPS™) certification course here in Nashville, which was a fabulous experience on many levels (more about that on another day). AND, I’ve been preparing to birth my baby — well, it almost feels like that! Introducing […]

The Best Colors for a Log Cabin Interior

Last weekend I spent a few days at our daughters’ school director’s farm about an hour outside of Nashville. This was probably my sixth visit, and it’s always a treat to spend time at Ms. Terry’s historic home.   Ms. Terry’s home is actually two structures that are joined together – the front section of […]

Tudor Paint Colors and Why Paint Color Placement Matters

I’m always preaching about paint color placement, because I believe that can be as important as the colors you choose. I’m going to show you some variations of color placement on a recent online exterior paint consultation where Graphics Girl (that’s what I call my graphics designer because she is a superhero!) helped us visualize […]