Color Scheme Inspiration: Vintage Carnival Palette

Nostalgic, fun and whimsy, our vintage carnival palette brings energy and vintage appeal to any space. Soft blues and lavenders and yellow tinted neutrals allow for a calm environment while more vibrant pops of green, turquoise, and yellow add energy.

Photographic Palette - Carnival Fun

The neutral walls and furniture in this room bring a fresh look to the space while the pops of color add interest. This vibrant color scheme is playful and sophisticated while feeling comfortable and relaxed.

Photographic Palette: Vintage Carnival - housebeautiful.com

Creating an entryway full of life is a great way to welcome everyone. Walking through that door is like a breath of fresh air with a palette of muted blues and oranges and a perfect amount of white to keep the space fresh. Read more »

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Recreate The Mood: Dynamic Dreamland

Dynamic, Adventurous, Energetic!

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High contrast patterns in neutral colors, dark walls and accents of vibrant blue take this bedroom from quiet to dynamic!

To recreate this mood in your home choose:

  • Use a color scheme that includes high contrast neutrals such as cream/black of off-white/brown
  • Take your neutrals into patterns that play up their contrast. Animal prints and geometric designs or shapes are perfect.
  • Accent with one or two bold colors

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Trends Tuesday: Colors That Surprise

As we are increasingly expecting the unexpected from the world around them there is a need to evoke delight and surprise.  Designers are using color in new ways to momentarily catch us off guard and make us smile.

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The the innovative fabric of Kristine Bjaadal does just that.  It turns spills into poetry with a surprise of color and pattern.

How are you using color, pattern or both to create surprise or delight in your designs?

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