Category Archives: Color Stories

What Paint Should I Use If I Have VERY Little Natural Light In My Home?

Every now and then have a client who has a house with VERY little natural light. It’s a challenge choosing colors for these type of homes especially since most of my clients are virtual. After trying several OTC (over the … Continue reading

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Color You’d Love To Eat

Would you ever chose a paint color by the name alone? I don’t know, this color is looking mighty yummy to me! Brown is actually a grounding color and can be used as an accent feature in the home. I … Continue reading

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But I LOVE Purple! A Super Healing Hue For The Home

Talk about a healing color! Purple represents the Crown Chakra, the Chakra that connects us to our Source, Divine – you know, the Head Honcho? Anyway, many of us love purple but where does it fit into the home?

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What Color Should I Paint My Walls If I Have A Navy Sofa?

Well it’s certainly not the norm to buy a navy sofa but it sure is a pretty choice. Choosing a sofa with color is a commitment for a room. The question is, once you have a strong color in your … Continue reading

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What Color Should I Paint My Dining Room?

If you’re like most people, the dining room, if you even have a formal room, is used but once or twice a year. So to make this room super special for these rare occasions, what color should you use for … Continue reading

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Taking A Pause To Reflect

So what is Decorating by Donna all about? It’s certainly changed over the years that for sure! It went from running around High Point Furniture Market trying to find the latest and greatest color trend to really settling down and … Continue reading

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Holistic Hues That Calm

The colors I have here are from Benjamin Moore Color Stories. I’ve always loved the colors in this collection for several reasons. For one, the names are really spot on – I mean who doesn’t love Butter Cookie? So what … Continue reading

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What Is The Best Kitchen Cabinet Color To Use When Your Kitchen Is That Dreaded Orange?

Here we have a kitchen, and forget the wall color, that is just a disaster but can easily be changed out. However, the cabinets are a little more work.

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How About Putting REAL Color In Your Kitchen?

When someone asks me to help them with color for their kitchen, most of the time it’s going to be some type of gray-blue or a gray. No body really strays too far away from the typical colors that are … Continue reading

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Color Trends: What Colors Are We Really Using in Our Home?

When it comes to color, there are colors that are  magazine pretty and the rooms look gorgeous then there are the colors that we actually put in our homes. Benjamin Moore just chose Simply White for their Color Of The … Continue reading

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