Tag Archives: paint color

Improve Your Performance in the Bedroom (and Be Safer, Too)

A while back, I helped a friend choose new paint colors for her home. The previous color of her bedroom made for a bold and dark space, which isn’t always bad for a bedroom – but it was time for an overall update.   A lighter color palette was in order, and I also suggested […]

Learn from My Mistake – Check Your Paint Color

You’ve heard you should always practice what you preach, right? Well, I’m always preaching about checking your paint color match at the store to make sure your color is dead-on right.   Well, I found two little side tables at a yard sale that I wanted to re-do for my younger daughter’s room makeover.  They […]

How to Make Your TV Blend In Over the Fireplace

One of the trickiest issues in decorating living rooms is that dark beast of a television.  Although I prefer to plant the television in a bookcase or a less focal wall, many people decide to hang theirs above the fireplace.  If you have white trim on the fireplace wall, this can make that TV black […]

I Will Never Settle for Fluorescent Light Bulbs Again

I have never been able to abide fluorescent light bulbs and the horrible flickery blue light they emit.  I unequivocally hate them, mainly because I specify paint colors every day.  Fluorescents can ruin your perfect wall color – it’s that simple.  And now there’s simply no reason to settle anymore.

A Better Paint Color Behind a Dark Brown Sofa – Try Elephant Gray

So you have a big puffy brown sofa in your family room and don’t plan to replace it any time soon.  And you have an accompanying wall color like this olive green. The color scheme here is brown + olive + gold or what I like to refer to as “blah.”

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 […]

Paint Color Advice from the Experts

Need paint color advice?  I’ve been invited to participate in a Virtual Painting Summit, where I was interviewed about choosing the right paint colors by host, Kari Caldwell.  Wondering what a virtual painting summit might be?    

Is Your Tray Ceiling Giving Away Your Age?

There are few things that can give away the age of your home, or the date of your decorating, like how you paint out that trey ceiling.  I recently did a Staging Consultation for a Nashville Realtor who was about to list a home to sell.  This was the first thing you saw upon entry […]

Confused by Paint Color? Help is On the Way!

I'm an educator at heart. I'm not a Color Consultant who simply tells a homeowner which colors to paint their walls without working through a collaborative and educational process first. I've found that there are so many people who suffer from SPCC, or Severe Paint Color Confusion. I want my clients to understand how and why we've landed on the final color selections for their […]