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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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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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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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A HOUSE BEAUTIFUL MENTION | KITCHEN SNEAK PEEK

August 20, 2012

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About a week ago I got a text from my friend Shelli with this small (but important) photo attached. Look a little closer. Yup, that’s me being quoted in the September 2012 issue of one of my favorite shelter publications, House Beautiful. Sure it’s not a full out spread featuring my work, but I’ll take […]

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GUEST POST: BE COLOR CONFIDENT THIS SPRING

May 15, 2012

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Today’s post is brought to you by Washington, DC – based interior designer, Danielle Gray of Gray Livin’. She’s best known for ‘inspiring cool people to live soulfully with style.’ She’s at the right place–after all BluLabel Bungalow readers are the ‘cool people.’ I’m excited to have Danielle share with you expert advice on one […]

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Illuminated by Black and White

September 16, 2009

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Sophisticated and timeless, black and white are a duo that never fails. When your decorating budget is slim to none, they never blow your cover. They get along beautifully with other colors and can make the novice decorator look like a bonafide pro. Here are a few lighting options in black and white (and transparent) […]

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Fall 2009 BLB Color & Trend Forecast #6 – Mid-Century Modern

August 21, 2009

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Happy Friday and welcome to the final segment of BLB’s Color and Trend Forecast. I hope you have enjoyed this series as much I have writing it. In case you missed any segment of the series, click the titles below to view previous post. #1 – HD Elegance#2 – Exotic Destinations#3 – Anime Luxe#4 – […]

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