People these days are complaining about the state of the world and more and more worry about the future. While interiors can’t solve world problems they can alter the mood in your home. No other color represents happiness, optimism and inspiration like a strong yellow hue. Although some studies say that babies cry louder inColor to Steal: Best Bold Yellow Paint Colors
Have you ever felt like your home renovation takes forever? It’s been a long very windy road but we’re finally getting close to the finishing line in terms of the actual renovations. I’m eager to move in to my office space and Luke is feeling particularly impatient and asks me every single day when heGuest house renovation update – Picking a color scheme
This week we had to paint. The house sits on a ledge high up a mountain side with the sun glaring in from three sides but with a steep hill behind the house. The front terrace pool bounces a weird blue light in to the house so it’s by far the most difficult house I’vePicking paint colors – Week # 3 ORC
Paint colors. One of my favorite subjects. While I love bold paint colors in a home (and lots of them), in the master bedroom I prefer peaceful soothing colors as a back drop. The bedroom is your sanctuary, the space you refuel and regroup and gather strength for the following day. In the perfect bedroomMy TOP 10 paint colors for the BEDROOM (that will help you sleep)
Unless you live in Los Angeles you’ll miss my mini home tour in Malibu Westlake magazine which is out on the newsstands now. Its always fun to see how your home looks in magazines so thought I would share a few peeks here on the blog. You can read the full interview with pictures andMy house tour in Malibu Westlake magazine
Picking the front door color is harder than I thought. The house is now white with black windows but the front doors need a color that works with a Spanish as well as mid century house. Here are some colors we are testing…. Share This:
A few days ago we started painting, not all of the house, but enough so we at least can move in.
One of the things I’m kind of obsessing over in design lately is black moldings and windows. This house has low ceilings and sunny California outside so I have to be careful not to be too heavy handed. Since I have the luxury of living there first and seeing what the light does to the walls, I can wait to decide just how heavy I can go with the use of black moldings.
We’re going to move in to the guest room for the first couple of weeks until the floor goes down. The plan for that room is to be a Beverly Hills hotel inspired suite with my own twist, so it was painted coral.We're finally painting!
If you want an inviting comfortable home, nothing perhaps is more important than picking the right color scheme. Finding the right paint colors for your home is a source of great frustration to many. It’s the question I get asked the most, so I thought I would take you through the process I use when I pick a color scheme for an entire home or a color for a room.
I’m revamping our Swedish house this month, and needed a new color for our TV room, so I will use my home as a guide. Here is a process I use to come up with a color scheme.HOW TO PICK A PAINT COLOR SCHEME FOR YOUR HOME