Category Archives: decor

What Comes First, Paint or Decor?

Decor boards! Once you have your color palette set, find the decor based around that. Some Designers work “backwards” and choose the color palette last. Why would you want to do that the walls in your home MAKE up the … Continue reading

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When Decorating Your Bedroom, Keep Continuity in Mind

Decorating your bedroom? Think continuity. You have to have a color plan in mind before starting. Here I have a picture of a bedroom. You can see that the over all look and feel of this room is a cool … Continue reading

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5 Paint Colors That You’d Love To Hate But Shouldn’t

What paint color would you never put in your home? Never is a really long time but after reading this post, you may reconsider. First on my list is the M color and that would be Mauve. I bet you … Continue reading

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Should I Choose a Neutral Sofa or Go For A Color?

I’m shopping for a new sofa and it’s fun and frustrating at the same time! The only two choices as far as color go is a neutral (yuk) and a color (yay).  Sound obvious right? So do I choose an … Continue reading

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Are Home Libraries A Thing Of The Past?

When I was growing up, my parents had a living room that had one wall entirely shelved with books – wall to wall and ceiling to floor. I am not a book reader because somehow I always wind up face … Continue reading

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What Happens When Home Stagers Choose the Wrong Color?

Don’t you just love looking through the real estate listings to see what homes are for sale? I love looking through the slide shows to see how the homes were staged and decorated. Not every home is perfect I know … Continue reading

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Dress Up Your Thanksgiving Table With Color. Think Autumn Trees!

It’s that time of year again people, the Holidays are just about here! It’s now time to get your dining room ready for entertaining, you know the room in your house that you use about once a year? So brush … Continue reading

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What Color Should I Paint The Master Bedroom?

Bedroom paint colors are hard enough to pick but what happens when you have two people in the bedroom who have opposite tastes in color? You compromise!

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Color for Ballantyne Country Club Homes, Charlotte

This home is located in Ballantyne Country Club, Charlotte North Carolina where the homes are big and the price tags are bigger. As a Color Expert also in Charlotte, I was wondering about the color choices for these homes? How many … Continue reading

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How Do I Bring The Outdoors In?

We all saw the HGTV shows where the Designer tells the client “let’s bring the outdoors in with color and design!” If you don’t have a Designer to help you with your design choices and want an instant way to … Continue reading

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