Category Archives: color schemes

The Use of Accent Colors in Interior Design

Fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer, renowned for her vibrant floral prints, once stated: “I am a believer that color affects people’s moods.” Of course everyone agrees with Lilly Pulitzer and we don’t need to be a psychologist, a top fashion designer, or an interior decorator to agree that the color of a room will either make […]

What is The Best Paint Color for The Nursery?

For decades, pastel colors have ruled the nursery and young children’s bedrooms.  Parents welcomed baby boys with baby blue tones and baby girls with pink pastel shades.  Blue has always been the more masculine of the pastel palette, with pink being denoted as a more “girly” color.  Parents-to-be chose yellow for the nursery when they […]

Red is for Boys and Blue is for Girls

In these modern times, one must be ever-cautious to ensure whatever flows from their mouth is politically correct.  There are always new views and edicts on old topics, i.e. same-sex marriage is now allowed across this country, yet most of the time we still adhere to the principle that pink is for girls and blue […]

What is Color Theory?

There’s always new lingo to learn – whether it is trending words or acronyms in social media, workplace jargon or even day-to-day living.  If you decide to do a little decorating in your home and start searching online for ideas from paint colors to home design, you’re sure to run into unfamiliar lingo and concepts.  […]

Accent Colors Trends for The Bedroom

So… here’s the dilemma.  You have your heart set on a new beautiful bedroom suite and you have found the perfect bedspread and matching draperies.  As luck would have it, you even found the perfect Persian rug to match.  The only problem is, before your new furniture is delivered and the accessories added into the […]

Top Home Remodeling Trends

There is no better diversion to get through the long Winter days, especially in the cold-weather states, than to think of the warmer weather ahead and devise a plan for renovations to your home.  There are probably a few ideas you already have bouncing around in your head.  But, if you’re thinking smaller projects with […]

Common Home Remodeling Questions

In the Winter time while you hunker down in the house in an easy chair perusing back issues of “House Beautiful” or scoping out home improvement sites on your laptop, there are bound to be home remodeling questions.  That’s why home shows are so popular as you can get up close and personal with the […]