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Emerald City – Why I’m Crushing on Dark Greens

Lately I can’t seem to get enough of inky, dreamy emerald green.  It’s sophisticated and glamorous with white trim and fabulous art. via Pinterest   Jewel tones like emerald and jade can’t help but read dramatic in a glossy or lacquered finish.    Recent Kipps Bay Showhouse – library by Jamie Drake Maybe I’m loving it because it […]

Don’t Paint the Paneling (& Other Shocking Advice from The Decorologist)

I bet you’d never thought I’d say this, but there are situations where you should NOT paint that old wood paneling.   Usually, there’s nothing that will update a room faster than painting the dated wood paneling.  See this post. source   Last week I did a design/color consultation with one of my readers, who had […]