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

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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Pick (Use) four colors when decorating a room.

“Four colors and the flow.” When decorating a room, using four colors is an ideal. There should be one Predominant color: color that you see first, and is used most in the room. One Subordinate color: second most used color … Continue reading

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