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ON TREND NURSERY IN RADIANT ORCHID, PANTONE’S COLOR OF 2014

December 10, 2013

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While in the midst of implementing a nursery design for my East Lake clients, Pantone (the world’s authority on color trends) announced Radiant Orchid as their 2014 Color of the Year. Pantone Institute’s Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman describes this color as “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, [it] inspires confidence and emanates […]

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REVIEW: LAMPS PLUS COLOR PLUS COLLECTION

April 23, 2013

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Thanks to everyone for their kind comments on my master bedroom makeover! In the evenings I love settling into a room layered with warm neutral hues especially because I spend my day immersed in color. However, during the final stages of the design process is when I decided to punch up the room with color. […]

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HUES YOU CAN USE: EMERALD GREEN

December 25, 2012

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So Emerald Green lucks out as Pantone’s 2013 Color of the Year and interestingly enough the announcement is made on the cusp of the holiday season. With green as one of my favorite colors, my mind conjures up thoughts of jewel tones and grassy meadows more so than thoughts of pines and Frasier Firs. Hail to […]

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY: A MERRY AND BRIGHT HOME FOR ALL SEASONS

November 25, 2012

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A bright yellow two-story entryway can be a shocker even if you live in the heart of the Sunshine State. Combine it with traditional furnishings in equally bold hues and graphic patterns then you have a home full of character and surprises around every corner. Sherbert orange complements a geometric medley of black and white […]

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PICK YOUR PALETTE: MODERNIZING OAK FURNITURE

October 1, 2012

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I have admit our recent work at the Sam Bell Cottage has helped me gain a new appreciation for oak furniture.  Since the Middle Ages oak has been the wood species of choice for interior beams and fine furnishings; its durability is matchless. So it comes to no surprise that it is the predominant furniture material […]

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HUES YOU CAN USE: OXBLOOD AND CORAL

September 25, 2012

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Coral Living Room by Jeffers Design Group

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 Are you excited about fall, but tired of the same ole, same ole, when it comes to decorating in fall colors? Red, orange, gold, and green hues signify that autumn has arrived, but I dare you to take these colors to another […]

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EWI PROJECT PREVIEW: IVANA’S BIG GIRL ROOM

September 11, 2012

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PROJECT: There’s something especially intriguing about a four-year-old who knows what she wants. When it comes to fashion Ivana seems to be ready for the catwalk at a moments notice. At our first meeting, she wore a stylish tee that was fringed at the hem, demin shorts, and the most adorable suede cowgirl boots. I […]

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