Tag Archives: nashville color expert

America’s Favorite Paint Colors

Have you noticed lately that all the big shelter magazines are flooded with content about COLOR?  Specifically, PAINT COLOR.  The latest issue of House Beautiful featured a survey that asked thousands of readers and several hundred interior designers and design bloggers about their favorite (and least favorite) paint colors. Photo by Matt Barker for The […]

Don’t Be Fooled – Color is Relative

On vacation with my family, I saw this in a kids’ science museum and had to take a photo to share with my readers. photographed at WonderWorks museum   This is a perfect example of why a color you love in someone else’s space may not work as well in your space.  Your color will look […]

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 Advisory Panel.  But they are still wondering:  does this girl know […]

Throwing Caution (and Your Home’s Floorplan) to the Wind

I typically begin Design Consultations by walking through the home and talking with my clients about how they use their space and how it functions for their family.  And more times than not, I find that people let their home’s floorplan dictate how they live in it.  Even when it really isn’t working for them!  […]

Results of a Virtually-Designed Nursery

One of my virtual clients (she’s a real person, but we worked together via the internet!) just sent me some photographs from the finished nursery I designed for her a while back.  You may remember this post I wrote about the 2 bedrooms I designed for her long-distance through the magic of computers.  The before […]

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 […]

What Color Are You Afraid Of?

If you’re reading this blog, it’s pretty likely that you are not afraid of color.   But is there a certain color that scares you?  I recently posed this question on The Decorologist Facebook page and got some interesting responses.  source

Get Your Gray On (What You Need to Know About Decorating with Gray)

No question that gray is the new brown.  Do you love pastels, but don’t want them to look childish?  Choose a grayed version and it’s all sophistication.  Grayed pastels are rooted in Scandinavian design, which I personally love.  The gray below is about as true gray as you can get, but you can use gray […]