Find the Right Wall Color

Posted by Nancy on Aug 14, 2011 in Color Your World, Design It Yourself | No Comments

So you have decided to paint your walls. Great! Where do you begin in selecting the right color? Here is the process to help you get the look you want and not make a mistake. If possible, always select any rug or fabric before you select your paint color. There are thousands of paint options ...

My No-Fail Color!

Posted by Nancy on Aug 8, 2011 in Color Your World, Design It Yourself | No Comments

When a room lacks warmth, the quickest way to make a huge change is to warm up the walls with paint! You get the biggest “bang for the buck” with simple wall paint. It adds color, warmth, contrast, and  loads of personality! Do you want to know what my never-fail wall color is? My favorite ...

Blue Skies

Posted by Nancy on Jul 11, 2011 in Color Your World | No Comments

Have you ever noticed how you feel when you see a blue sky? It makes one want to stay outside and enjoy the day. Imagine having that blue sky surround you in your home. It might give you the energy to tackle daily chores or simply curl up and read! Whether painting the walls in ...

Seeing Red!

Posted by Nancy on Jul 10, 2011 in Color Your World | One Comment

Ever notice how a little bit of red makes a statement? How red lipstick can add immediate sexiness to a black dress? Or perhaps a pair of red heels with that black dress…or pair of jeans? It doesn’t take much to add flair! That is the way red works in a room. A little goes ...

Green, Green Grass of Home

Posted by Nancy on Jul 10, 2011 in Color Your World | No Comments

Green is the primary color of nature. Rain forest. Woods. Garden plants. First signs of spring! This soothing and tranquil color adds life to a room and makes other colors around it look more vibrant. Just the addition of green plants to a room makes a difference! Bright green, like you find in baby grass ...

Black as the Night

Posted by Nancy on Jul 10, 2011 in Color Your World | No Comments

Dramatic. Bold. Sophisticated. Elegant. Think of a black tuxedo, the little black dress, or a black negligee. Think of a black convertible. Sexy! I like a touch of black in most rooms. Whether black lamps or lampshades, black picture frames, or black pillows thrown on the sofa, the addition of that color gives depth and ...

Dark Chocolate or Milk Chocolate?

Posted by Nancy on Jul 10, 2011 in Color Your World | No Comments

Brown in a room can be very sleek and modern, very earthy and masculine, or very soft and romantic. Dark brown is like dark chocolate…rich! Pair it with whites or creams and you want to melt into it. A bedroom in shades of brown can be very tranquil and romantic. Add white, billowy draperies and ...

The Yellow Brick Road

Posted by Nancy on Jul 9, 2011 in Color Your World | No Comments

Sunshine. Daffodils. Wheat fields. Candlelight. Cheesecake. Pots of gold. What do these items have in common? They are all shades of yellow. Yellow is a happy color. In fact, the smiley face is YELLOW! Yellow is the new neutral. No longer do you need to paint walls beige or white to be neutral. A soft ...

Amber Glow of Candlelight

Posted by Nancy on Jul 8, 2011 in Color Your World, Design It Yourself | No Comments

The color orange has many moods which allows you to pick the one you want. When considering orange as a color in your home, think of the various shades before eliminating it as a choice. The family includes copper, terracotta, bronze, pumpkin, as well as soft colors like blush, apricot, and coral. The options are ...