Category Archives for "Color for Your Home"

Chocolate Brown Flowers

Brown Flowers Satisfy a Craving for Chocolate

Read Time: 3 min For the Love of Chocolate – Brown Flowers​!Many couples dream of turning their leisure time pursuits into a lucrative venture but finding common ground often takes a bit of creative thinking. Bill Schlicht loves chocolate, while Marie Lincoln loves unique and rare flowers. Put the two passions together and you have the Chocolate Flower Farm […]

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The Best Green Shutters Ever!

These are the Best Green Shutters Ever

Read Time: 2 min Part topiary, part trellis, part English garden, I think these ​are the best green shutters ever. Whoever added them to this charming home in Provincetown, MA is brilliant.The vines are well established and upon closer inspection I could see the original once painted green shutters beneath the ivy.Each plant was placed with the end design […]

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Recycle Dishes Beautifully

Recycle Dishes Beautifully

Read Time: 2 min Recycle Dishes BeautifullyI just hate it when I break a dish especially one of my brightly colored pieces of Harlequin or Fiestaware. It is even difficult for me to throw the broken pieces away. I’ve seen where some people have broken dishes up into ’tiles’ and set them into interesting designs. I know that is […]

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Tips For Matching A Metallic Finish To Your Outdoor Living Space

Read Time: < 1 minute 1. Kitchen ~ House Beautiful magazine 2. Runway look ~ Michael Kors 3. Rescue Beauty Lounge polish, ‘Look Rich, Be Cheap’ 4. Bathtub ~ Waterwork Flip through your favorite home or fashion magazines and its pretty clear that metallic colors are some of the hottest hues around. From the shimmery finish on the latest automobile […]

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Resort Style Decorating

Read Time: 3 min As if a million stars floated down, sparkling sunlight dances across crystal clear blue water. The sunlight mesmerize. The blue waters beckon and invite you it step in. Ahh, the pleasure of a seaside getaway in any one of the sought after destinations around the world. Is it any wonder that so many people choose […]

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Create Your Outdoor Lifestyle With Color

Read Time: 3 min Create Your Outdoor Lifestyle With ColorColor can turn a bland backyard into an outdoor oasis. A creative combination of hues can cleverly transform a space into an inviting haven for entertaining, dining and relaxing. “With an endless array of options in furnishings, finishes and accessories, homeowners have become more sophisticated and comfortable using color in […]

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Red-Violet Garden

I’m Dreaming of a Red-Violet Garden

Read Time: 4 min Is it just me or are you at a point in life where you enjoy snow more from the inside looking out than being out in it? I think the many years I spent in Upstate New York and New England digging out my driveway and being caught ‘under dressed’ in the interest of fashion […]

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Black Plants Conjure Up A Bit Of Magic In Your Garden

Read Time: 3 min Black plants: As popular in the garden as the color black is in fashionDoes it surprise you that black is a color that is now championed in the garden? Black has always been the sophisticated, chic wardrobe color for the confident. It’s the color of the business world and the ‘little black dress’. Yet in […]

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5 Reasons This Exterior Color Scheme Stands Out

Read Time: < 1 minute The attention to detail, the well thought out scheme, and bold use of color make this charming Victorian one of my favorites homes in Provincetown, MA. Here are the five reasons that make this adorable Victorian exterior color scheme stand out. 1. The homeowners had the confidence to use a bold color for the home’s […]

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Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden Is A Green Paradise

Read Time: < 1 minute The color green is said to relax the mind, soothe the nerves and provide a feeling of renewal. It’s no wonder tending to a garden or a long walk through a park helps to clear one’s mind.In spring the color also symbolizes rebirth. As these times of economic unrest have loomed over the entire world […]

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Picking A Paint Color Got You Seeing Red?

Read Time: < 1 minute So you’re ready for a change—but with so many colors out there to choose from, how do you find the right one for you? Let Sensational Color’s Kate Smith show you how easy picking a paint color can be, with three easy tips that will help you find your perfect color—and kick start your painting […]

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Historic Color: Mount Vernon Green

Read Time: 4 min I love George and Martha Washington’s home and it is on my fantasy list of places to live. In addition to the gorgeous architecture, spectacular water view, and beautiful grounds, this home may have been one of the first to use color based on affect on us physically and emotionally. Our first President chose to […]

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Cultural Color Schemes Right For Today

Read Time: 2 min Whether you travel abroad or simply appreciate global style from the comfort of your own corner of the world, adapting cultural color schemes and design elements can transform your indoor and outdoor spaces.A desire to reinvigorate our lives and living spaces is satisfied by colors from cultures around the world. From Africa, to Turkey, to […]

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Downton Abbey Colors And Period Style

Read Time: 3 min Downton Abbey Colors And Period StylePBS’s hit Downton Abbey seems to be the talk of the town these days. The fabulous colors and textures this 19-Century period drama has reintroduced into home design have become a welcome change to the modern color palette. According to Architectural Digest, Downton Abbey’s set can be described as a “Gothic […]

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Create A Calming And Peaceful Environment With Color

Read Time: < 1 minute Do you suffer from too much pressure, stress and never being able to unwind properly? If the answer’s yes then perhaps it’s time to alter the color scheme in your home to something a little more tranquil and relaxing.Color therapists have known for decades that color affects mood and provokes physiological reactions. Being surrounded by […]

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Black and White Doesn’t Mean Dull

Read Time: < 1 minute When it comes to color, paradoxically enough, there’s nothing more striking and dramatic than black and white in a room. How could it not be when the basic facts stand – white reflects light and dark absorbs it? Source: istockphotoNot only can a simple black and white color scheme appear ‘orderly’ but the simplicity of […]

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Long-Lasting Exterior Paint Colors

Longest-Lasting Exterior Paint Colors

Read Time: 2 min Choosing the Longest-Lasting Exterior Paint ColorsPainting the exterior of you home is a major investment so you will want to make sure it will look good for many years to come. To get the facts on the science behind having the color last, I went to the experts in paint product development. Here is what […]

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Choosing a Color for Garage Doors

Read Time: 2 min Choosing a Color for Garage DoorsHaving a garage is great but having one that dominates the front of your home can be a design challenge. I have found that the biggest mistake homeowners make is to use color to draw too much attention to the garage doors rather than downplaying them. This is even more […]

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