Monday, Oct. 15 is the final deadline for submissions!
fireplace & couch The spectrum is infinite: the exact perfect color combination for your space and intention exists, and it's thrilling to discover it. Especially when applied on a large scale, such as wrapped around an entire room, colors not only affect the viewer visually, but emotionally. Colors resonate in the soul in a way no other component of a room can. Colors evoke memories, both personal and primal, and awaken senses. My house is a place for me to experiment with color combinations and exercise my creative impulses, but more importantly, it's our home. Everything I do here is geared towards making our space a restful, comforting, livable haven. Color is my most important tool.
library with paper quilt 2 Good color tips: 1. Listen to your instincts. When in doubt, it's not exactly right. Keep experimenting until it is. 2. Visualize how a color combination will transform your space. Take home swatches and come back. Don't be afraid to try something unorthodox.
barcelona chairs & photo wall Favorite type and brand of paint: I always choose the most expensive paint - better coverage means it's cheaper in the long run. I prefer eggshell finish for walls - yes, even in the kitchen and bathroom! Semi-gloss for trim.