We paint found objects white and attach them to the white wall. We broke down and bought 2 red chairs for additional seating and a topped it off with a white table we snagged from the UES on trash day. The tree limb was found lying on the sidewalk a block from the apartment, and it adds to the winter-y effect in a way we adore. In Mary’s bedroom, dubbed The Orange Grove, we wanted to keep the small size (about 9’ x 8’) from seeming too claustrophobic. The colors in this room had to complement the lamp we fashioned out of a globe. By painting geometric orange trees against a sky-blue background, we created the illusion of some depth. Clouds made of wiffle balls added to the effect, and now it feels like a cozy nest in the middle of a sunny Florida grove. 2 Good color tips: 1. We suggest choosing a color scheme before you make the trip down to the paint store. The choices can be paralyzing if you don’t go in with a plan! 2. It’s important to decide what color schemes don’t work for you and your space, and when to use color sparingly. Ronit’s bedroom is an all-white, texture-based escape from the rest of our color-drenched apartment. 2 good color resources: 1 & 2. Fashion and advertising, our two favorite worlds!