Color

A well designed room is visually pleasing, emotionally satisfying as well as physically functional and comfortable. Since there are literally thousands of color choices available, let’s find the perfect color relationship for the situation. Using a fan (paint) deck, we’ll find your personal preference with color for this space accounting for its saturation (low to high) as well as its value or tint (light or dark).

Color of the Year 2016

Color of the Year 2016

Color of the Year 2016 Pantone ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY PANTONE 13-1520 & PANTONE 15-3919 A softer take on color for 2016: For the first time, the blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity are chosen as the PANTONE Color of the Year As consumers seek...

Blue Accents Set the Stage

Blue Accents Set the Stage

A beautiful color palette will instantly transform any drab and outdated room into a trendy contemporary space as seen on the pages of your favorite designer magazines.  One color we are seeing everywhere, from the runway to home decor, is varies hues of Blue!...

Cook up some juicy designs for the kitchen.

Cook up some juicy designs for the kitchen.

Looking to spice up the kitchen? Leary of investing a large amount of cash into installing cabinetry in a trendy shade? Integrate color by painting a wall or the cabinetry itself.... a simple task that is easy to fix in case the color isn't 'just right'. Utilizing a...

Color of the Year 2015

Color of the Year 2015

Color of the Year 2015 Pantone Pantone, an X-Rite company and the global color authority, announced PANTONE® 18-1438 Marsala, a naturally robust and earthy wine red, as the Color of the Year for 2015. "While PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, the captivating 2014 color...

What Makes a Classic?

What Makes a Classic?

Classic is a broad term which is used often in Interior Design.  Classic interior design is based on order, symmetry and balance.  If you were to slice a room/space down the middle, one side would reflect the other. Traditional decorating depends on classic furniture...

Kitchen Paint Inspiration

Kitchen Paint Inspiration

In a recent post, we discussed how a fresh coat of paint will bring your kitchen back to life without breaking the budget. Whatever hues light up your personal spectrum, you'll find them in the 2015 Color Trends released this year by Sherwin Williams, Behr, and...

Colormix 2015 by Sherwin Williams

Colormix 2015 by Sherwin Williams

The universe is your paintbox, and you're the curator, collecting colors that speak to you and combining them in fresh ways that will put a smile on your face. Chrysalis - Like a butterfly emerging from its cocoon, we’re poised for change. As modern life and...

Giving New Life to an 80’s Kitchen!

Giving New Life to an 80’s Kitchen!

Updating a kitchen can be a time consuming and expensive task if expecting to install new countertops and top of the line appliances.  Instead, significant results can happen, inexpensively and timely, in just a few days... with a couple gallons of paint! Rave Red by...

Sherwin Williams Color of the Month

Sherwin Williams Color of the Month

Looking for a bit of Color Inspiration?  Sherwin Williams has got you covered with their Color of the Month!  Check back for more, as we will update the page as they release their future colors! January - Antiquarian Brown (SW 0045) is the perfect shade to add to your...

Paint Yourself a New Kitchen

Paint Yourself a New Kitchen

What started out as winter's ice damage led to a new outlook for a fresh new kitchen... just using paint!  Take a sneak peek at our kitchen BEFORE PHOTOS... Because the original cabinetry still looks good, the decision to keep the cherry cabinets was easy.  However,...