#15 – Becca’s They Doubted Me But Color Made Them See The Light
Name: Rebecca E.
Location: Merrick, NY
Type: Basement 1-bdrm apt, owned (not by me!)
Why I use color:
2 Good color tips:
1. When choosing a color palette for a house or apartment (especially one with an open-floor plan) try to consistently use touches of one specific color throughout the area. This will help unify the look, even if your main color choices are very diverse. For example I tried to use a splash of red in every area, even if it was just a bowl or flowers or a pillow.
2. Go with your gut! Believe it or not, your first instinct is usually the best. I firmly stood behind my choice for a green kitchen!
2 good color resources:
1. This may sound strange, but I used the packaging of a soy candle as inspiration for my bedroom color palette (sorry not shown). It caught my eye as a gorgeous and bold mix of colors- orange, green, and deep red. Everyone doubted that you could live in a pumpkin orange bedroom until they saw my results!
2. Textiles are a great source of inspiration, whether it comes from a pattern on clothing, furniture, or curtains.