Tag Archives: paint color

I’m Speaking and I Can’t Shut Up

Wow.  The last week has been a whirlwind.  You know how things come in threes, right? Ft. Lauderdale, FL Well, I just spoke at three events in less than a week’s time. Last Tuesday, I spoke at SheTalks, which is kinda like a TedTalk for the ladies. I spoke to 300 members of the Women […]

The Shocking Thing We Did to an Antique Bed

Last week I talked about getting rid of vintage furniture that you don’t love anymore, namely my own antique spindle bed. Some of you may have believed that I shouldn’t have parted with it. So, what can you do if you don’t want to part with your antique bed, but it needs a facelift? Today […]

Five Things I Love About This Bedroom (and One I Hate)

There are a whole lot of things I love about this bedroom. It’s the master bedroom of a home where I designed 95% of the interior. Living room, dining room, office, breakfast room, bonus room, and FIVE bedrooms. This room is painted Sherwin-Williams Oyster Bay, and it’s the one of two rooms in this house […]

Best White Paint Color for Walls and Trim

Everyone wants to know the best white paint color for walls and trim – I get this question all the time! You all know how much I like COLOR, but there is a place and time for everything. And on occasion, it’s the place and time for white paint on the walls and trim. This […]

Pantone 2016 Color of the Year – Congratulations, It’s Twins!

For the very first time, Pantone has announced a duo of colors as Pantone 2016 Color of the Year. Pantone 2016 Color of the Year – Rose Quartz & Serenity I like the idea of a color combination of the year. I am always telling my clients: color is RELATIVE. Relative to other colors around […]

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 […]

How to Update a Hall Bathroom on A Budget

I’ve been working with several clients on bathroom updating lately and wanted to share a few tips for doing so on a budget. Allison has been working for me for about three years now, and her family recently moved across town to be closer to their children’s schools. They bought a great house with good bones, […]

Paint Color and The Hierarchy of Needs

It’s really cool to do color and design consultations with those in a similar realm of work, but a recent color consultation I did an online with Natalie Gallagher of Refined Rooms was particularly interesting to me. You see, Natalie and I have a lot in common! She was previously a clinical psychologist, but is […]

Love It or List It? or The Reason Why I’m Allergic to Paint The Color of Peanut Butter

I met Gary and Lynda Young a couple of years ago, when they were considering putting it on the market to sell within the year and decided to do some updating. During the course of working with me, they decided to “love it” rather than “list it” – at least for a while longer. Although […]

The Best Dining Room Paint Color

What do you think most people would say is the best color to paint a dining room? Ten years ago you might have heard most people answer “red.” Actually if you polled a bunch of random people today, many would still say “red,” then quote something about how red stimulates appetite. I’ve never really understood […]