The Importance of Color of the Year Picks

How to select Color for the Home
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I have a love-hate relationship with trends. While I love to incorporate new looks in my own style and for my clients, this business — and it is a business — of keeping up with the times gets exhausting, and can be expensive.

While my cynical side resents feeling manipulated into wanting to buy new things, my more agreeable side is more accepting of the flow of fresh looks and innovation.

While I don’t adopt every new trend for myself, I do aim to stay educated on what is current. After all, not every trend is going to fit with my personal aesthetic – nor a potential client’s.

One trend that has caught my attention over the last several years is Color for the Home. Continue readingThe Importance of Color of the Year Picks

Dunn-Edwards Color of the Year 2018

Dunn-Edwards 2018 Color of the Year, The Green Hour, draws inspiration from turn-of-the-century Paris, when 5 o’clock became known as “The Green Hour” due to the popularity of absinthe.
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I couldn’t resist adding one more color to the COTY lineup. How can you blame me?  It’s fun to look at pretty pictures.

If you live in the Eastern United States, you might not know this next paint brand – but maybe you should. Dunn-Edwards has been manufacturing paint in the Southwestern U.S. since 1925.

Back in June Dunn-Edwards put together a Color Forecast and Trend report with 5 palettes. They recognize the continued pursuits toward individuality, living a creative and authentic life, and following dreams. Continue readingDunn-Edwards Color of the Year 2018

Graham & Brown Color of the Year 2018

With pink being all the rage right now, the colour and wallpaper experts has identified the pink paint shade as 'one step ahead of the millennial pink phenomenon.
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 Millennial Pink

I’ve been covering color trends and Color of the Year selections for years now and these posts are often my favorite. I’m pleased to announce I’m adding a new addition to the mix and this company is not primarily known for their paint. Graham & Brown is an international manufacturer know for their wallpaper and wall art. Real Fashionistas starved for color and design have long turned to Graham & Brown for decadent and grown up designs.

Looking ahead, Graham & Brown has unveiled a dusky pastel pink named “Penelope” as their Color of the Year for 2018Continue readingGraham & Brown Color of the Year 2018