Lindsey's Louisiana Light Undertones

Lindsey's Louisiana Light Undertones

Gregory Han
Oct 8, 2009

Name: Lindsey
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Type of Home: 1930s cottage

Color Inspiration: I was inspired by the beautiful stained glass in the door; my photographs, which are all in color and framed in classic black with white mattes and the desire to move as far from the dingy khaki walls that came with the house when I bought it six weeks ago.

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Color Inspiration continued: I wanted a gray with blue undertones that would work well with the pumpkin orange kitchen, but also something that would work as a neutral with the photography and all my wood furniture. Additionally, I added teal matte board to the back of my china cabinet to add a brighter pop of blue and to better showcase my photography collection.

Colors Used: Behr Light French Gray
Teal matte board from Hobby Lobby

Color Tip: Color can change a room's personality. When I moved in less than two months ago, the colors were a depressing khaki that competed with the wood floors and orange kitchen. Today, the blue/gray walls add both light and warmth.

Also, don't be afraid to change directions completely in terms of colors you like. Two years ago, I loved red and brown, now blue, orange and black are my colors of choice. I have no doubt this will change in the future and I'm excited about the possibilities.

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