Tag Archives: paint colors

On the Cover of This Old House Magazine!

Last week, I got the best birthday present a girl like me could get – the cover of This Old House magazine! I knew my home would be featured in the Color Issue, but I didn’t know one of the rooms would make the cover.   And I wasn’t the only one that was beyond […]

Choosing A New Paint Color? Don’t Be Misled!

 You know you’ve done it. You see those beautiful rooms in the magazines. Those highly edited, highly brightened, highly saturated versions of the actual rooms they photographed. And you need a new paint color. You see those magazine rooms and say, YES!!! This is the new paint color I’ve been looking for! That’s the new […]

Help Me Name LP SmartSide New Colors!

I hope you are in a helpful mood today, because I have a favor to ask! It has to do with the LP SmartSide new colors I’ve been working on:       Last year, LP SmartSide asked me to put together my very best color schemes for exteriors – 20 color schemes and 35 […]

Benjamin Moore Paint Colors in the 2016 O’More Designer Showhouse

Last week I shared the design trends I spotted at the 2016 O’More Showhouse, and today I’m going to reveal the designer Benjamin Moore paint colors found inside the lovely home! bedroom design by J&K Design Studio Benjamin Moore Paint Colors in the 2016 O’More Showhouse The dining and living room are open to each other […]

Exterior Vinyl Windows – Can You Paint Them Dark?

As a residential paint color specialist, this is the busy season for exterior paint color consultations. Dark exterior windows are quite the rage for high-end builds right now, and I’ve been specifying them right and left. But can you paint vinyl windows dark, and if not, why?   This week I consulted with a couple […]

The Reasons You Should Use a Black Paint Color in Your Space

I often use a little of the color black in the overall color palettes I create for clients. There are several reasons why you should use a black paint color in your home. I’m going to show you what those are by featuring black paint color placement in my recent collaborative project with Kole Custom […]

Mid Century Modern Design in a Nashville Condo

I got an email a few months back from a client about decorating her new getaway condo in downtown Nashville. Nashville is booming and high-end, high-rise condo living is all the rage in the downtown area. Like my client, many people are purchasing these condos as second homes for getaway weekends or for hosting their […]

The Decorologist Scores a Touchdown for Team Color

I’ve been spending a good deal of my summer on something in particular – creating exterior color palettes for LP Smart Side. LP, or Louisiana Pacific, is a global leader in creating innovative products for the home building industry. LP Smart Side hired me to advise them on innovations in exterior color combinations, and I […]

Orange is the New Red

When working with my clients, pretty early on I ask the question: are you a red kinda girl, an orange/coral kinda girl, or a pink kinda girl? Many women have a strong attraction to one of those three, to the exclusion of the others.  If you are not really gifted with color and design, it […]

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 […]