Come Meet Me! Donna Frasca, Intuitive Color Expert and Virtual Designer

Hi everyone! Welcome to my blog, Decorating by Donna. I do things a bit different than most Designers. Here, I specialize in Virtual Color palettes and Design Boards for the home. I also tap into colors that “feel” good, you know, the Holistic approach to color! Come make your home not only look good but feel good as well right from the comfort of your home.

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Selling or Updating Your Home? This Hottest Flooring Trend Will Be the Dealbreaker

I am currently putting in new flooring in my home. So many homeowners are gravitating towards the vinyl planking. It looks like wood, is waterproof, goes right over existing tile or wood and is great if you have pets. I’m watching the homes on my block that are for sale that have 12×12 tile in the kitchen and standard Gunstock engineered wood in the LR with some carpet and guess what? It’s not selling! The home across the street who put in GORGEOUS vinyl planks throughout – sold in a NY second. Everyone things that wood is the best but it’s not! Since most homeowners have dogs, it scratches and is a BIG problem if fido has an accident. Vinyl plank flooring – the flooring to have in the home and I can’t wait to get mine next week!

Photo credit: Discount Floor Covering Outlet, Inc.

Want to sell your home fast? This flooring is a must

The hottest flooring trend now. Say good bye to wood!

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What Is A Healing Room?

I love that today we are seeing more and more people turning to the holistic approach for healing – and that’s self healing by the way. They are dropping the pills and looking into teas, exercise, crystals, yoga, essential oils, CDB oil if you find relief in that and one of my favorite ways to find healing, in color.

The things that we see and filter through our mind, and this is called intention, can be very strong. Come see how some colors will get your on the road to emotional, physical and spiritual healing.

Colors That Heal

There is nothing like staring at a soft light blue that reminds us of a day at the beach. Color, heals through memories and intentions.

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Don’t Make A Face At Peach and Green

Come see the two colors that I have in my home. They are not commonly seen but should be! Why? Because they FEEL good … and look good as well.  Now before you judge this video from this graphic, take a look at the video to see WHY I chose these colors. Video is just 10 minutes.

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Getting Back To Basics: Tap Into What YOU Love

Yes this is me getting silly and as basic as I get. Our homes should also contain the things that we love and all that feels good to us even it it means tapping into your silly self – to a certain extent of course. If you’re about to choose flooring for your home, that is a really big and expensive decision. I’m in the process of choosing flooring for ALL of my home – talk about stress right? Come here how I’m going about it, the basics of course.

 

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Decorating by Donna Will Now Be Posting Videos!

Videos are fun and more exciting than reading a blog post don’t you think? I do! Ok – I’m going to start to post 10 minute videos about twice a week. Tell me what you’d like to hear about and I’ll chat about it. Coming up later today, I’ll be doing video on peach and green. Lol, that’s right – it looks great though – stay tuned!

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Love Nautical Colors? Port Jefferson Is A Must

This is a color story that I’d like to share with you today. When I look back at where I was born and raised, it’s no wonder I love coastal colors so much. Living on Long Island, the coastal color palette had such a HUGE impact on my life, I just didn’t know it at the time. Here, is Port Jefferson, Long Island where I lived the first 28 years of my life.

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Decorating With Sea Salt: Design Boards Show You How

One of the other services I offer are Design Boards. This are a great way to show you how you can tie in a color such as Sea Salt, in an organized way.

Decorating With Sea Salt by Sherwin Williams

Sea Salt is such a popular color by Sherwin Williams and there is SO much you can do with it. I offer DESIGN BOARDS that can suggest a few ideas.

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Fire Up The Passion In Your Home With Red

Here is a perfect example of what red can be. It’s hot, passionate, primal and forceful. It represents the element of FIRE.

Yes red is a great color to have in the home but be careful where you put it. It also has a softer side which is achievement, motivation, tapping into our spontaneity and is just pure untamed energy.

Bring in the element of fire into your home with red

It’s one hot color and means so much. Red is one hue to definitely have in the home.

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How To Add Joy To Your Home By Changing Your Paint Colors

We all want our homes to LOOK good but it’s more important that they FEEL good. This can be achieved by using color. Come hear how to bring JOY in to your home using Color Stories by Benjamin Moore.

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