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 […]
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who wanted to move into the room at the end of the hall, far away from her older sister. In this room, she would read and dream and play Legos to her heart’s content. The room once belonged to her father, Mr. Man, who decided to […]
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 […]
Just when I was beginning to lose hope, Sherwin-Williams announced it’s 2015 Color of the Year – Coral Reef (SW 6606). via
It’s been a busy week between working with clients and going to several events, including the Sherwin-Williams ColorMix 2015 designer event.
I have to honestly say, I have never had the guts to recommend that a client paint thermofoil, laminate, or melamine kitchen cabinets. This type of cabinetry is often found in lower-end kitchens – melamine and thermofoil are similar plastic materials that are applied over particleboard or MDF to inexpensively simulate the look of painted wood. […]
Touring designer showcase homes can give you insight into what colors are being used in high-end new builds. Since I was fortunate enough to get an exclusive invitation to the HGTV Smart Home 2014 in Nashville last week, I thought I’d share all the paint colors used in this beautiful, high-tech home. HGTV Smart Home […]
My article on 2014 Paint Color Trends just hit the newsstand in Everyday Home magazine, woohoo! When the editor asked me to write the article back in the fall, I decided to share not only my predictions, but also those of some other color experts whose work I admire. Everyday Home Magazine While […]
Yesterday I attended the Sherwin-Williams national trade show here in Nashville. I’m so excited about my new partnership with Small Wall, the company that created best tool for testing paint colors accurately.
I’ve been on vacation this week, spending most of my days sitting at the beach on the Gulf of Mexico. And looking at all the bright beach houses in the beachfront neighborhood where we are staying in Seagrove Beach, Florida. This is the beach house that we rented for the week: Seagrove Beach, Florida […]