Heather's Coral Kitchen

Heather's Coral Kitchen

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Janel Laban
Oct 13, 2009

Name: Heather
Location: Montreal, Canada
Type of Home: Rental Apartment

Color Inspiration: I've been carrying this beautiful vintage paper parasol from apartment to apartment because I love the colour - a beautiful coral, especially when the light shines through it. I hung it in my kitchen to hide...

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Color Inspiration continued:...some gnarly junction boxes and slowly built my palette around it - bright and creamy coral, warm white, soft sage, pops of citrus.

Colors Used: Regrettably didn't save the paint chips.

Color Tip: Being brave, and willing to re-paint if it doesn't work out. I never consider paint much of a commitment and will try just about anything once. If you tire of it, you can spend $30 and an afternoon or two to try something new.

As far as mixing hues goes, I find keeping colours in a similar tonal family makes it easier. And a little contrast can be your best friend.

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