Category Archives: Color Roundup

This column will feature a particular paint color that is being used in interior design today. It will give you great ideas on how to use the color, what to pair it with – and what to watch out for when using it.

The E-Guide to Choosing Colors for Your Home…It’s Almost Finished

ornage, blue and green color scheme for a room

I Just Need to Know Your Color Struggles and Problems…so I Can Answer Them! I am in the midst of writing an e-guide on “How to Choose the Right Colors for Your Rooms” that I will be giving away to … Continue reading

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Help! I’m Having a Problem Picking Paint Colors

  What’s Involved in a Paint Color Consultation?   I have received a few questions about how I go about doing a color consultation for my clients. Instead of answering separately, I thought it best to do a blogpost about … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: Using Radiant Orchid in Interior Design

Radiant Orchid

My Take on Radiant Orchid   I have always been a fan of this color – whether a more or less intense or more red or violet versions. Color experts say it’s an artistic color (I would agree!) and that it … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: The Secrets to a Beautiful White Room

let art inform the color scheme in a white room

You all know how much I love color…especially on walls. I don’t have any white walls in my home but that doesn’t mean I hate white – I just hate it when white walls fail…because then the room fails. The room fails … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: How to Pick the Right White Wall Color

 The Key to Picking the Right White I get this question all the time…”How do I pick the right white for my room?”  Hey, I’m the color girl remember? I love color and I would love to see my readers … Continue reading

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Blue, Blue, My World is Becoming More Blue!

a serene bedroom in Woodlawn blue

  I have been a non-lover of blue for a long time now…but my taste has been slowly changing. I guess that happens to everyone.  Has this happened to you?   Back in 2007, my husband was diagnosed with a rare form … Continue reading

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Orange You Glad It’s Fall? I Am!

modern orange and cream patterned chair

“Orange is red brought nearer to humanity by yellow.” — Wassily Kandinsky  If you haven’t noticed, I am a big fan of the color orange. Now that’s its fall I can find all sorts of accessories, florals, leaves…and pumpkins to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Pinkney Street in Annapolis MD

I just spent 5 days in Maryland visiting one of my oldest friends, Joanie, in Crofton, Maryland.  Every year I travel there with another childhood friend, Annie – and we always have a great time.  We have all been friends … Continue reading

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A New Guest Bath with a Metallic Plaster Finish

  Just a quick post today.  I helped a client recently who could not come up with the right color for her new guest bath.  The bath was done in gray, white and pearl tones and so my client figured … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: Chartreuse, Lime and Apple Green in Interior Design

Since I’ve been planning on decorating another guest room in my house, I’ve been thinking long and hard about using chartreuse or lime green fabrics in it.  It’s the smallest bedroom in my house {vacated not too long ago by one of … Continue reading

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