Get Your Furniture Arrangement In Balance

I see it all the time:  rooms that lack balance.  When your furniture is not balanced, the whole room feels off-kilter. source   Here’s a good example off an off-kilter room I worked in last week.  From this angle it didn’t look so bad, in regard to...

Is Orange is the New Red?

Orange in decor is a huge trend this fall.  It’s turning up everywhere.  It truly is the new red.  And orange lacquer is H-O-T:  Stacy Curran Whenever I see orange lacquer, I think of my blogger pal Jill Sorensen and her fabulous designs.  Jill Sorensen Or my...

The Best of Gray

Yesterday Maria Killam of Colour Me Happy featured a quote from me (among other color experts) regarding one of my favorite grays.  via Maria Killam Check out the post here to get the low-down on all the hottest grays this season.   Thank you for the mention, Maria! ...

Do You Judge Your Decorator by her Fingernails?

When I meet a client for a Color Consultation, they are sizing me up.  They may already know that I’m a certified True Colour Expert trained under internationally-acclaimed Maria Killam.  They may know that I am a Benjamin Moore Color Expert and on their Design...
Where Being Trendy Can Go Horribly Wrong

Where Being Trendy Can Go Horribly Wrong

I recently had a conversation with a client about the kitchen tile she had chosen before I arrived on the scene.  I was there for a paint color consultation and she was simply sharing what she had recently chosen to install (she had not had it installed yet,...