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NATURAL SELECTION: BEST IN WOOD HOME ACCESSORIES

March 31, 2014

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MOTHER NATURE IS THE BEST DESIGNER which is why I always look to incorporate some element of natural materials–be it wood, stone, hides, or otherwise– into every one of my designs. Wood brings warmth into a lifeless space and complements any color in your decorating palette. You’re probably most familiar with pine, oak, or maple, […]

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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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HUES YOU CAN USE: GRIZZLE GRAY

April 4, 2011

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While browsing the web on Saturday night I came across this Living Room in the 2011 HGTV Green Home. Oh. My. Gawd. I’ve been battling the gray trend, but recently gave in when I painted my guest room, and now this… It’s been a while since I’ve written a Hues You Can Use post [sorry […]

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HUES YOU CAN USE: OFF-BLACK

December 20, 2010

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From clothing to interiors, dark hues continue to move me this season. What else can I say except for…Bring on the drama.  A high contrast array of dark walls, honey colored floors, and white cabinetry [featured in 25 Beautiful Homes, August 2006] seem to have come full circle to next year’s list of hottest decor […]

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HUES YOU CAN USE: CHAR BROWN

November 30, 2010

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Seduced by chocolate, I’m tempted to cover my dining room walls in Benjamin Moore’s Char Brown. I originally earmarked the above image as inspiration for my client’s dining room which we actually painted BM’s Durango (equally delicious). The stark white ceiling, doors, and dining chairs seamlessly balance light and dark. The introduction of yellow/gold curtains […]

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HUES YOU CAN USE: INSIDE A JEWEL BOX

November 8, 2010

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Feel like royalty in a room painted in a rich, purple hue like Benjamin Moore’s Grape Gum. Purple, on the cusp of blue, it’s totally strong and luxurious, yet unisex. designed by Robert Brown Interior Design   Sumptuous and passionate…would you dare be this dramatic?

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