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Singing the Blues

It was interesting to learn the history of the color but more importantly the symbolism and psychological effects it has on people when they see this particular hue. What do you think of or feel like when you see the color blue?  Blue has been shown to be a color of loyalty and fidelity, it’s the color of water and air therefore it leads consumers to

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Pillow Talk

Pillows add visual interest to any room. They can dress up a bed or transform a sofa in to a real showstopper.  If you are you looking for perfect pillows for your house, consider adding one-of-a-kind, custom pillows. This week Rebecca Vizard of B. Viz Design spoke in New Orleans about her love of antique textiles and how she creates exquisite pillows from embroidered fabrics from Turkey

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Wallpaper Back In Vogue

Wallpaper has been making a come back and is in vogue! If you love Pinterest or Houzz, I am sure you are seeing more rooms that feature wallpaper.  So how would you like to use wallpaper to add style to a room? It’s a great way to add color and interest to a bathroom. Here are a few of my tips if to help if you

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Repainting Your Bedroom? Try These Color Schemes

If winter blues get you down, why not brighten up your bedroom space with a new color scheme? It’s an enjoyable project and the results will make you grateful to snuggle in and catch up on your reading or DVR lineup. Peppy. If you’re a beach lounger at heart, I recommend a coral and aqua blue motif. It is cheerful and bright, and is reminiscent of

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Creative Window Treatment Ideas to Enhance Your Home

Every once in a while it’s nice to throw out tradition and do things a little differently to spice up your home design. I came across a post on ElleDecor.com that had some great ideas for unique window treatments. The following are some of my favorite examples. Swing arm curtains. I love this idea of swing arm curtains. It works especially well with smaller windows where

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Ideas for Decorating Your Bathroom

Are you tired of the same old bathroom motif? I love bathroom redesigns because they are usually the only space that can be completely transformed in a single day. Here are some interior design ideas to take your outdated bathroom design and give it an overhaul in less than a weekend.   Tropical Bathroom by San Francisco Interior Designers & Decorators Henderson Design Group Choose a

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Nursery Schemes to Suit Any Taste

It’s difficult to choose a favorite interior design project, but I would have to say that few have as much joy and love poured into them as decorating and painting a nursery. There are so many angles you can take, from magical to mellow, from gender-specific to completely neutral. The following are beautiful nursery designs I thought you could use for inspiration. Contemporary Kids by Scottsdale

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Color Inspiration for Making Your Bedroom Pop

If the thought of impending winter blues is already getting you down, you may be interested in a little bedroom color inspiration. I wanted to share three ideas for bedroom color from Houzz.com to get you motivated. Poppy Red + Mink Grey. Poppy Red works well with shades of grey and you can also throw in the occasional saffron accent too. This color combination is sophisticated

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How Do Colors Affect Behavior? Choosing Paint for Kids’ Rooms

When you begin searching for color inspiration for your child’s room, it can be a daunting challenge. With a nearly unlimited palette, I personally find it intimidating to choose the perfect color to make the room feel just right. Fortunately, a little color psychology can help you the way it has helped me. Source: AMDG Architects via Houzz High Energy The warm colors include reds, yellows, oranges and

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Colorful Sinks Make a Big Impact

Source: Elad Gonen & Zeev Beech via Houzz Whether large or small, subtle changes in your bathroom’s decor can make a big difference in the overall look and feel of this small, yet essential room in your home. For a fresh innovative spin on bathroom decor, without a complete overhaul, consider a colorful sink. Source: Brookstone Builders via Houzz Colorful sinks masks undesirable areas.  Instead of a white counter top

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