Have you ever taken a long look at your kitchen and noticed the proportions of the various features? You will notice that the cabinets occupy over half the total area. This means good things for you if you are looking to make a change in your kitchen design. The flat surfaces provide a great canvas that can be used to make dramatic or more subtle statements.
Do you ever get the winter blues during the colder seasons of the year? I know I do. In fact, it’s not all that uncommon. When the weather grows cold and the sky gets obscured by grey clouds, it can be difficult to feel energetic or motivated. One of the reasons we get the winter blues is because of the lack of sunlight and the lack
The hottest colors for the new year have been announced and now it’s time to see what great hues will be gracing home interiors everywhere in 2013. We’ll start with the Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2013 forecast that has opposites attracting like never before. Dueling influences seem to have a magnetic affect in the home that will bring your interiors to life. Pictured left to right: Start off with Vintage Moxie featuring bold
Last week I was in High Point, North Carolina, experiencing High Point Market. High Point Market, which is one of the world’s premier home furnishings events, typically attracts over 75,000 industry professionals. As an attendee, I had an opportunity to see tens of thousands of new products from over 2,000 exhibitors. As I walked in and out of the showrooms, I began to get a sense
Pantone voted Tangerine Tango (a shade of orange) as the color of 2012, and as we head into fall, I though it would be a good idea to share ways to can incorporate this bold hue into your home. We learned in grade school that when you mix yellow and red together you get orange. Depending on the mixture, the shade varies from a fiery orange
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
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
Are you wondering what new colors you’ll be seeing in home decor? At the recent High Point Market, vibrant, jewel-toned colors like citron, aquamarine, fuchsia and lime were all the rage. I think Eileen Kathryn Boyd‘s new collection of fabrics for Duralee offers a great example of embracing color. Take a look at these gorgeous rooms: This striking space features a mix of two colors: aquamarine and creamy white. I love the