Use Spearmint for Spring

Winter in Atlanta has been extremely mild this year, and we’ve already had spring-like weather. If you’re thinking about making some seasonal tweaks to your home design, look to spearmint as a great spring hue. Sensational Color reported that this minty green will be popular in fashion this spring and summer, and I think it’s a safe bet it’ll be big in interior design too. The

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Benefits of Using Color in Interior Design

The name of my blog is “64 in the Box,” so it may not come as a surprise that I enjoy bringing color into interior design. In fact, I’ve found there are a number of benefits of using color in design, including: Color helps set a mood. Color theory shows that we react to colors. For example, yellow invokes joy, and blue is said to be

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Add Interest to Home Design with Stripes

I recently came across a great Houzz article about using stripes in design to add color and interest. As someone who loves decorating with color, I enjoyed looking through the Houzz ideabook at the pictures and suggestions, as stripes on the wall do help make a design stand out. And this article got me thinking about the other ways I’ve used stripes in my designs. The stripes

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Raspberry a Hot Hue in Interior Design

Many color trends have been predicted for 2012, including the beautiful fuchsia-like shade raspberry. Ethan Allen Insider pointed to this purplish pink as a hue that’s in right now in design, and I think it’s perfect for February! These three spaces exemplify how fresh and gorgeous raspberry looks in interior design. Take a look… Raspberry accents are sprinkled all throughout this chic pink-and-white bedroom. Raspberry looks

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Dragons as Home Decor

Since we recently entered the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese calendar, dragon home decor seems to be popping up everywhere. Design blog Apartment Therapy did a post on dragon-themed artwork, and Kelly Market compiled an array of chic dragon accessories. Even Traditional Home Magazine tossed their dragon picks in the mix, and I especially love three of the ones they included in their February/March

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3 Romantic Bedroom Designs I Love

With Valentine’s Day coming up next week, I set out to find some stylish romantic bedrooms to share. Though there are pictures of these all around the web, I especially love Casa Sugar’s mix of classic bedrooms and modern spaces with clean lines in her post on “15 Romantic and Feminine Bedrooms.” In fact, here are a few of my very favorite from her assortment: February

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Spotlight On: Milo Baughman Furniture

Pieces by Milo Baughman may not be cutting edge now, but I still love his great mid-century furniture designs and think they fit well in both transitional and modern spaces. As Elle Decor so aptly describes: “From his very first clean-lined collections in iron and walnut, which helped shape the post war California look, to his minimalist chrome-and-burl-wood pieces in the 1970s, Baughman (pronounced Boffman) purposefully

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