Why Orange Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

Orange is not just a Halloween color; it also can be an integral part of a year-round decorating scheme. By Diane Franklin Orange is the color of scary jack-o’-lanterns, but you don’t have to fear it in your decorating. If you’ve previously shied away from orange because of concerns that it would be too garish, [...]

October 7th, 2019|

2020 Color Vision

Color experts are starting to reveal what we can expect in the 2020 home fashion palette. By Tammy Adamson-McMullen As color experts predicted, the home fashion palette this year is full of natural, complex and peaceful colors. A deep teal currently holds the No. 1 spot in the palette, followed in no particular order by [...]

July 9th, 2019|

Summer’s Colors

If you’re a “summer” person, consider decorating in the colors of the season. By Tammy Adamson-McMullen Are you a “summer person”? Do you love warm sunshine, blue skies and green grass? Does your heart skip a beat in a blooming garden? Do you have trouble passing a fresh produce stand without stopping? Do you look [...]

May 29th, 2019|

Go Bold With Color

Don’t be shy! If you like bold colors, there are ways to pull them off beautifully. By Diane Franklin Hot pink in the bedroom, lime green in the dining room, orange in the kitchen—do these colors really work? Yes, they can! If you want to try some bold colors but aren’t sure how to pull [...]

April 1st, 2019|

Old Colors Become New Again

Colors that have come and gone are being reinvented for renewed homeowner appeal. By Diane Franklin Once upon a time, avocado green, harvest gold and dusty rose were the most popular hues in the land—and then they disappeared, banished to the Kingdom of Outdated Color Trends. Would they ever be seen again? The answer is [...]

March 12th, 2019|

Trending Colors in Cabinets

White is still the rage, but surprising hues are gaining. By Tammy Adamson-McMullen News flash: Painted cabinets will still be on-trend in 2019, but not all of them will be white. While white has dominated the cabinetry in kitchens and baths, more colorful options are on the rise, from pale yellows and greens to mid-range [...]

January 18th, 2019|

Holiday Magical Colors

Bring the colors of the season into your home. By Tammy Adamson-McMullen The holidays are a delight to all of the senses. The smell of pies baking in the oven, the sound of logs crackling on the fire, the taste of turkey and dressing, the feel of woolen mittens, and the bright hues of autumn [...]

November 2nd, 2018|

How Color Trends Evolve

Deciphering the home décor color trend cycle can help you choose your home’s color palette. By Tammy Adamson-McMullen If you shop for home furnishings this autumn, you may notice that the color palette has shifted. It’s not easy to findproducts in some of the colors of yesteryear, such as a blue-based sage, bright red or [...]

October 18th, 2018|