It's been a rough couple of weeks for me and mine. My daughter's school was swatted last week and even though she knew it was most likely a hoax, she felt terrific fear and sadness while hiding in a small practice room in the dark in the school's band room. My husband's school had a… Continue reading Spring Can’t Get Here Soon Enough: Decorating with Color
Category: Color My World
Get Your Color On!
Note that sky blue ceiling with the gorgeous wood paneling! (Source) Lately painting or papering ceilings is everywhere you look and I love the bright, robin's egg blue of the ceiling in the sushi restaurant above. I also love the giant sconces on the wall that look like flush mount lights just mounted as a… Continue reading Get Your Color On!
Homes that don’t look like everyone else’s….
It's the end of February, and I'm feeling hopeful. Spring is close, the days are getting longer and more and more people that I know are getting vaccinated. Work is incredibly busy and is occupying almost my every waking hour. It's a struggle to break free from that sometimes, but it is necessary. Fortunately, or… Continue reading Homes that don’t look like everyone else’s….
How to Get Through the Dark Winter: Add Color to Your Home!
November of 2020 is here and you don't need me to tell you that turning on the news is bad for your health. We've been warned by medical experts that it is going to be a "very dark winter" and I am craving color, pattern and life in my interiors to combat my ongoing pandemic… Continue reading How to Get Through the Dark Winter: Add Color to Your Home!
How to Use Color in Your Home to Get What You Want
Okay, maybe color won't get you what you want. BUT, maybe it will! Who's to say? If you're feeling positive about life because you woke up in a room with colors that make you happy, maybe you'll get the job you wanted. I'm going to gush about color again this week because I'm still feeling… Continue reading How to Use Color in Your Home to Get What You Want
Color My World: Color Trends Spring 2018
The weather here in the Denver area has been absolutely gorgeous and I'm itching to start planting some vegetables and flowers. We have an overgrown and pretty neglected yard that we've not done a whole lot to since we moved here a few years ago. It's kind of an interesting yard, in that it's got… Continue reading Color My World: Color Trends Spring 2018
Pops of Color: Color Trends for 2018
Do you like trends? Most of my clients are wary of that word even though, usually, they are full-on embracing some type of trend themselves. I don't find the word "trendy" derogatory and neither should you. The human condition allows us to be aware of time passing. Change is constant and we are living through… Continue reading Pops of Color: Color Trends for 2018
Color My World: How to Use Mustard Yellow in Your Home
That's right - Mustard Yellow! Ever since I saw this British Standard kitchen (below), I've been devoting serious thoughts to yellow. And this slightly less mustardy kitchen at the Rivertown Lodge: I am seriously tempted to paint some of my kitchen cabinets mustard yellow. Would you ever have a kitchen this bold? I think… Continue reading Color My World: How to Use Mustard Yellow in Your Home
My Top 5 Favorite Paint Colors and How to Recycle Paint
When we first moved into our house, there were about 17 dusty and used paint cans sitting on a shelf in the basement. These were colors that were several owners ago - not just the last couple that owned the home. These ghost cans were decades old! I could hear the dusty sighs of homeowners… Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Paint Colors and How to Recycle Paint
Color My World: How to Use Dark Green In Your Home
Dark green is one of my favorite colors - yet the green I have in my own home only comes from house plants. It's always been a tough sell for my clients - certain greens look dated and tired to a lot of people. Clients will think nothing of painting a room dark blue, but they are extremely… Continue reading Color My World: How to Use Dark Green In Your Home