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Historic Paint Colors of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park

I went on a little vacation last week with Mr. Man and the kids! We picked the most important things we each wanted to do while there, and mine was to visit architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s home and studio and tour the surrounding architectural mecca of Oak Park. YAYYYYYY!!!! The historic paint colors of Oak […]

Benjamin Moore Paint Colors in Ballard Design – Can They Be Trusted?

going to the chapel

I’ve been trapped inside this week because Nashville was pummeled with an ice storm and snow, so all I’ve seen lately is a whole lotta WHITE.  So let’s share some beautiful paint colors that are featured in the Ballard Design catalog from Benjamin Moore paints! I love this feminine living room with its coral accents. […]

Consider Black Windows and Doors To Punctuate Your Color Palette

I’m giving you a peek inside the new farmhouse I showed you earlier this week.  It’s a new build and about to go on the market, so it’s not furnished at this point. I did a complete interior and exterior paint color and design consultation on this home a couple of months ago, and I […]

Decorating in the Twilight Zone

Sometimes some very weird stuff happens to me related to decorating and, oddly enough, estate sales.  Like the time I was pregnant and tracking down vintage Fisher Price Little People for my unborn child.  I had a dream that I went to an estate sale and found a Little People barn layed out on a […]

Sophisticated Paint Colors and a Few Sweet Upgrades

Fresh, but not cold.  Sophisticated, but not formal.  Updated.  Welcoming.  Interesting.  This is how many of my clients describe the overall look they want for their homes.  

Finding the Paint Color Sweet Spot in a Cozy Bedroom Makeover

It’s another chilly morning here in Nashville.  We even saw a bit of snow yesterday, which is unheard of before Thanksgiving!  It’s the perfect day to share my client’s warm and cozy bedroom makeover.   cozy reading spot 

Painting Progress and a Visit from Granny

Halloween week is always fun, putting together costumes with the kids and eating all kinds of candy you simply should not be.  I have three zits on my forehead right now because of it.    My work week was productive, as well.  Lots of painting going on this week with my clients, both local and […]

How a Subtle Paint Color Difference Can Make All the Difference

When people hire me to do a paint color consultation for their home, they are typically looking for very different colors than what they currently have.  Occasionally, I encounter a space with fixed elements that demand a certain color, but the room is painted a wrong version of that color.     source     Some […]

Why You Shouldn’t Paint Your Dining Room Gray

While grays are uber-popular now, as a Paint Color Consultant I typically steer clients clear of gray for dining rooms.  Here’s the reason:  dining rooms are typically full of wood furnishings. Neutral grays don’t work well as a backdrop for wood tones – the space goes dead, in my opinion. source