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Home design ideas: Bringing pops of color into a family room

Before selling their Cambridge home, Rachel Dunham’s clients did some serious purging. Little did they realize that their next home, a new Colonial in Newton Lower Falls, would boast an entire wall of built-ins. “They read Marie Kondo’s book and got rid of everything,” says the Arlington-based designer. While they didn’t want to re-clutter, leaving it bare wasn’t an option. To round out the family-friendly decor, Dunham curated a mix of items from big-box stores and boutiques. She hit up a Facebook community page called Everything Is Free to find books to use for massing. “A lady who was cleaning out her mother-in-law’s place filled up my trunk with them,” Dunham says. “I just took off jackets and created arrangements by color.”

1. Dunham layered an Afghan rug from Gregorian Oriental Rugs in Newton Lower Falls on top of a wool broadloom carpet. “We needed to ground the room with

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Rose is your next go-to color

By Cathy Hobbs, Tribune News Service
Published 5:57 p.m. ET May 28, 2020

It has become the new “go to” wine, yet despite rose being nothing new, the resurgence of its popularity is helping to keep home décor also in a “rosy” state of mind. The color rose or what was often referred to in the 80s as “mauve” is hotter than ever especially as it relates to finishes, accessories and accents. From rose colored gold finishes to artwork, accents and accessories, rose is a popular and versatile color that can help to elevate, add interest and soothe spaces from living rooms to bedrooms.

COLOR PAIRINGS

Rose is light and soothing and as a result pairs well with deep, rich colors such as chocolate brown, black, charcoal gray and indigo. The contrast between the light

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Exterior Design: Interior Decorating Color Ideas

For some people, fall might inspire visions of back-to-school, paring down and minimalist organization … but not us. We’re always looking for new, exciting places to draw inspiration from — just look at our past collabs, which include everyone from rockstars to the editors of legendary print publications.

In the spirit of fashion month, we looked to the bold, over-the-top beauty that’s dominating pop culture right now to create two distinct decor looks with items from our new fall collection. Then — and here’s the fun part — we shared our products and mood boards with makeup artist Viktorija Bowers and let her run wild with inspiration. Are beauty and interior design an unnecessary pairing? Absolutely not, in our book.

MOD DECO

The “modern” most often associated with furniture and decor is probably of the midcentury variety. And sure, we love an Eames chair as much as the next person,

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11 Best Living Room Color Scheme Ideas and Designs for 2020

Have you ever wondered why some living rooms look comfortable and inviting while others seem to fall flat, or simply look unfinished? I’ll let you in on a design secret: it’s the colors. Adding harmonious shades to your color scheme not only adds variety and depth, but feelings of calm and tranquility. They are the colors that can take your living room from “okay” to “fabulous”!

11 Living Room Color Schemes to make your Living Room Cozy

Farmhouse Fall Design Ideas

But what are harmonious colors? They can be different tones and shades of the same color, known as a monochromatic color scheme. Many people think that only black, gray, and white are monochromatics, but in truth, any color can be used in a monochromatic color palette. Analogous color is another type of harmonious color combination. These are colors which are next to each other on the color wheel. Some examples are blue and

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Exterior Paint Color Ideas | ACM Design Architecture & Interiors

Exterior Paint Color Ideas

Choosing Exterior Paint Colors for Your Home

“What color should I paint my home?” is one of the most common, yet most difficult questions to answer for homeowners. However, choosing the exterior paint color for your home doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Here at ACM Design, we are sharing some of our most popular custom home designs and highlighted the exterior paint selections for each. Selecting the right color can not only quickly boost your home’s curb appeal but it can also add value from a sales perspective. Take a look at some of ACM Design’s most popular home designs.

 

Modern Craftsman Style Home:

Exterior Paint Color Palette - Green Craftsman

European Style Home:

Exterior Paint Color Palette - Amazing Gray

Shingle Style Home:

Exterior Paint Color Palette - Urbane Bronze

 

How to Select Your Home’s Exterior Paint Color:

There are various factors that can come into play when determining an appropriate color palette for your home’s exterior. First, consult your HOA rules and regulations

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Decor by Color

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Mosaic Waves Mirror

Instantly splash your space in waves of color with this rectangular Mosaic Waves Mirror. Hand-placed pieces of brightly colored glass create a rolling pattern that brings bright design to plain walls and enhances your already decorated spaces. $229. Buy here.

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Monday, January 25th, 2016

Dark Navy Kaliko French Bistro Chairs Set of 2

Inspired by the bistros of France, these stackable Dark Navy Kaliko French Bistro Chairs Set of 2 feature a lightweight frame that resembles wood but is made of aluminum, offering enhanced protection against rust and scratches. Weather resistant all-weather wicker in dark navy and antique white covers the seat and back for a vibrant look. $239.98. Buy here.

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Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Pink Sand Ticking Woven Cotton Rug by Dash & Albert

This Pink Sand Ticking Woven Cotton Rug by Dash & Albert features pretty shades of rose, pale pink, white, and red. Made of 100%

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How to Pick an Exterior Paint Color

Bynum Design Nashville

1. Consider the light and the time of day. There’s something about the light, inside versus outside, that makes selecting an exterior color more difficult than an interior color. I guess because we spend so much time inside it’s easier to pull together a paint scheme if you’re in the right light. When you go outside, and you take a color that you love for interiors, and you put it on the outside of a house, it just doesn’t work somehow. And it’s because the light’s different. When I’m picking a color, I’ll go back at different times of the day to see how it does in the changing light.

2. Try as many as six to eight colors. I’m a perfectionist, so I will agonize over finding the right exterior color. I’ll go with all my paint decks and sit there and hold stuff up and stare. We’ll drive

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Interior Design Education, Ideas, Color, Curtains, Free Courses, Styles

Free Online Interior Decorating Education and Interior Design Inspiration

Whether its home interior design or looking for professional or commercial design and planning, interiordezine.com, and sister site prointeriordesigner.com have all the information that is required for the interior decorating novice, junkie or design professional.

Interiordezine.com has been built and written by qualified designers, decorators and architectural designers all bringing a wealth of information and experience to you for free. They practice the design profession for a living so are in touch with what you need help with. Learning about the basics of design and decoration is easy. Information is provided to you to educate and promote the interiors profession.

You can source a number of educational articles that will help you decorate your home like a professional.Enjoy your visit to interiordezine.com, a website dedicated to interior design and decorating education. Get some inspiration from our ideas and examples and well

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A Victorian house in fluorescent hues would look terrific in the San Fransisco neighborhood, but would it be the best for your home? Get great ideas for your exterior paint designs… 

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Terrified Of Picking Exterior Paint Designs? Here Are Some Tips! 

 Picking out the best exterior paint color and design for your home is not as easy as it sounds. In fact without guidance it could be a disaster in most cases! Your home could look featureless and flat with the wrong colors; at the same time the right kind of colors could bring out the best in the architectural details. Here are some tips you could follow: 

Exterior paint color and design

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  • Get a blast of color from the past – if you are painting an old home, recreating the original color of the building will be historically correct and
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Milwaukee-Based Interior Design, Color Consulting

Welcome Spring readers, I hope this post finds you happy & ready to dig into renovation season 🙂 I wanted to share with you today, some exciting interior design before & afters, from a gem of a project.

AFTER

BEFORE

I met this family several years ago when we designed a condo together in the Milwaukee area. The condo has such a wonderful location and view, it was a treat to step inside every time we met. You can see some of the after photos in my portfolio, one favorite is the dining table with yellow art piece.

Last year when the clients reached out to see if I was interested in reworking their main residence in Florida, I was super excited. Take 2!

I work with clients all over the country but this was more involved. I did visit once to gather photos & measurements. There are some great

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