Category Archives: Picking Paint Colors Interior / Exterior / Front Door / Roof

Picking a Color for Your Front Door

So, you live in a white house, with black shutters, and a gray roof. In the back of your mind your thinking that the outside of your house needs something. A bit of color to brighten it up, give it … Continue reading

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Picking the Right Paint or Siding Color(s) for your House

When it comes to picking the color(s) to paint or side a house, most people don’t take into consideration the roof. The roof probably has the second largest amount of surface space (color and texture) next to the front, back … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Color Roof for your Home

When it comes to choosing the right color of roofing shingle for your house, the process can be overwhelming. There are many colors and styles to choose from, and you don’t want to make a costly mistake. You know, your … Continue reading

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Decorating Ideas for pre lived in new homes.

Last week I went to a cocktail party at the home of my cousin and her husband. For the last three years they have done a lot of work to an already beautiful house which has large rooms, tall ceilings … Continue reading

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ADD color to a Beige Room with Accessories.

Did you read my March 16, 2011 post titled When decorating a Beige Room, think Tones, Textures and Sculptural Interest? If after reading that, you still want to add some extra color, to your beige space, I have a few … Continue reading

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Paint a room a dark color, then add light accents.

Do you love the colors dark bottle green, deep red, sapphire blue, amethyst purple, chocolate-brown, and maybe even black? Are you one of those people who admires dark rooms in magazines, but wonders if it would work in your house? … Continue reading

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When decorating a Beige room, think Tones, Textures, and Sculptural Interest.

“Beige Tones and Textures” Too often, an attempt to decorate a room in Beige falls flat, something is missing. The space is as inviting as a doctor’s office sitting room. I think what happens is everything is one color, void … Continue reading

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