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The Decorologist on Color Placement – It's More Important Than You Think

I just staged a property to sell in a high-end suburb of Nashville.  The realtor who hired me sent some preview photos last week, asking what color the dining room should be painted. before Let me put you in my shoes – what might you do to make the biggest impact (for the least amount of […]

Tudor Lite – Exterior Paint Colors

Tudor style (or Revival Tudor style) architecture is often marked by half-timbering, steeply-pitched roofs, pillared porches, mullioned windows, and a mix of wood, stucco, and brick.   Many of the older neighborhoods around Nashville feature these homes reminiscent of medieval cottages and country houses. The interior and exterior of this home was dark and forboding: […]

What’s the Complexion of Your Home?

The bulk of what I do is Paint Color Consultations.  Something just hit me the other day and made me kinda laugh out loud (sitting by myself like a psycho).  As many neutral paint colors that I specify for clients’ homes, I have NEVER used a neutral paint color in my own homes.     […]

Can You Paint Kitchen Cabinets Two Colors in a Small Kitchen?

Is painting kitchen cabinets two colors a big no-no if you have a small kitchen?  Not necessarily! via Pinterest 

The Color Learning Curve and Making the National News

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As a professional paint color consultant, I’m always learning more and more about color – either through experience or training.  About a week ago, I finished up some color training that focused on Sherwin-Williams paint colors and passed the certification test with a big fat A!!!    

Is The Placement of Your Paint Color Making You Look Old?

Did you know that color placement is as important as your choice of colors?  This is something I spoke a lot about in my recent Color Workshop here in Nashville.  You probably know that certain color combinations and undertones of neutrals can appear dated.  But did you know that the way you choose to place […]

Paint The Ceiling or No?

Homeowners often ask me whether or not they should paint the ceiling white or something different. I happened upon a couple of kitchen photos yesterday that perfectly illustrate a point that I make in my Just the Right Paint Color educational video. via BHG See how the yellow wall color is wrapped onto the ceiling in this […]

When to Paint the Staircase

Lately, I’ve been helping several clients update their staircases.  You may not realize how much difference the right colors in the right places can make in helping your home feel current and fresh.  via   Here’s the “before” state of my client’s staircase and paint color scheme.  Very dull and lifeless, no?  The orange-toned oak looks […]

Guess What I’m Up To

I’ve been working on another paint project this week.  This is where I am as of today:     For any home decor project, you must start with seemingly mundane materials.   Then you choose your color scheme and determine your plan of action.   Wanna guess where I’m going with this?  My deadline for […]

Stop Living in the Land of Pinky Beige!

You know who you are!  Pinky beige was quite on-trend a decade and a half ago, but now there are better neutral paint colors you could be choosing for your home.   source   Don’t feel bad – it’s hard to stay on top of all the latest trends in decor and paint colors. That’s […]