This is the time of year that homeowners get the urge to improve the curb appeal of their homes. The most simple way to do this is by painting your front door. Here are some of my favorite front door colors from Benjamin Moore. Nothing revives lackluster curb appeal quicker than a new … [Read more...] about Favorite Front Door Colors
With the recent popularity of painted ceilings, hardly a home décor magazine can be opened without seeing multiple, colorful examples of such. Historically, tray and vaulted ceilings have perplexed homeowners with the various paint opportunities they offer. In fact, some wonder if they’ve paid the … [Read more...] about Creative Ceilings
Every day I witness empty-handed customers peruse the chip rack for 2-3 minutes before making their way to the paint counter with what they hope will be the "perfect" color. There they place an order for several gallons of paint and blissfully walk out to their cars knowing they checked one more … [Read more...] about Don’t Throw All Caution to the Wind
White walls were not prominent in the work of interior designer, Roger Banks-Pye. Here's why. White Walls On Purpose Walls painted white due to resignation, rather than one's true intention, cause me great dismay. Too often, I meet with clients that are afraid to experiment with color. Rather … [Read more...] about White Walls Should Be Discouraged?
Are accent walls gaining in popularity once again? If you live in the Midwest, the answer is a decisive yes. In the last year, I’ve noticed a marked increase in requests for accent walls; something that hadn’t occurred in some time. Some have chosen to accent with the color and design option … [Read more...] about Are Accent Walls Au Courant?
Satisfying your curiosity and creativity can lead to... a successful house! The Price of Privilege For Andree Putman, being born into wealth did not ensure the easy manifestation of her dreams. As a youngster in France she chose to study piano, only to find that her hands weren't suited well … [Read more...] about The Successful House