Why Colors Change in Different Lights and Making Sure Your Color Choices Work Color is color, right? Not exactly. Colors change depending on the type of light you’re using. To demonstrate this, take a patterned fabric and look it under a lamp in your home. Then take the same fabric and look at it outside. […]
Going Bold with Color!
Sometimes in decorating, as in life, you have to break the rules. Most designers and retailers will tell you to buy your big investment pieces of furniture in neutral colors that will withstand the test of time. Neutrals like white, cream, tans, beiges, greys and browns are the typical colors for sofas, love-seats and chairs. […]
Monochromatic Design Tips and Tricks
Monochromatic room designs are an excellent tool for beginners when designing a space. If you are unfamiliar, a monochromatic design is when you use one color and one color only in your room’s design. The simplicity of this style creates a uniform balance throughout the room, which can be one of the more challenging characteristics […]
Should I Paint My Claw Foot Bathtub?
Has your clawfoot bathtub seen better days? Or maybe it is just not coordinating well with the design of the bathroom. If either of these factors is the case, you might want to consider upgrading your bathroom by applying a fresh coat of paint to the tub. Even if your bathtub is in great condition, […]
The Power of Pastels
The colors we add to our homes can really be influential on a home’s character. For instance, how do you want your home to be interpreted? Every color can have psychological influences on how we perceive them. A room that is all red may provoke anger; however, with the right ratios, it can also feel […]