Category Archives: Color Trends 2011 pt. 2

Lake Life

For Spring Break and again over Easter we went to our lake house on Lake Martin in Dadeville, Alabama.  I didn’t grow up on the lake and it has taken me a few years to appreciate all it has to offer, … Continue reading

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The Layers of Design: Rugs

  I fell in love with interior design because of the plethora of incredible colors, textures, lighting, art, furniture and so much more that opened up before me! What beautiful spaces could be created with the right materials!  The research … Continue reading

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Design Bloggers Conference

Isn’t it amazing how blogging has grown!  Not only is it a great release to write about things that we are passionate about, it is also a great way to promote our business that we love and adore.  I hate … Continue reading

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The Nashville Antique & Garden Show

        February 11-13 we had the 21st year of the Antique & Garden Show here in Nashville.  This event is recognized as the largest show in the country to combine both antiques and gardens.  The show offered over 150 … Continue reading

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Bold Invention – Color Trends Pt. 4

Bold Invention is experimental, artsy, expressive.  High energy hues vibrate with spontaneity and rebellion.  Neon bright, graffiti bold and digitally enhanced to 3-D luminosity, they are the colors of technology, of avant-garde art and of the entrepreuneurial spirit that celebrates … Continue reading

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Color Trends – Gentle Medley

The second color trend of 2011 recognized by Sherwin-Williams is entitled Gentle Medley which is inspired by hard times = soft colors.  Characteristics include innocence, youthfulness, honesty, fresh, airy.  Warmth and security come from memories of the simple life; nostalgia with … Continue reading

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Color Trends 2011

I love color and I had a blast  listening to the CEU Webinar from Sherwin-Williams forecasting Color Trends for 2011.  An inexpensive and bold way to start the New Year is to paint a room in your home or office.   … Continue reading

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Tablescapes 2

In decorating for a client for a party, here are a few pictures of the second table.  The first table is the reindeer post shown first.  On the second table, the centerpiece has a beautiful vase of flowers in individual … Continue reading

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Holiday Tablescapes

When decorating a client’s table for a party, I chose these whimsical reindeer as the focal point. A few reindeer have small, glittery, green ornaments while other reindeer are filled with cranberries and whie mixed flowers. I was wanting tulips, but could not find any this time of year; I love how tulips drape over the vase! Also notice a few smaller reindeer votives filled w/coffee beans. Put a “necklace” on the reindeer with ribbon and bows and they are now dressed for the season. Have fun when setting your table. Give your guests something to enjoy while they eat, and add a few surprises and see who notices. Continue reading

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Up and Going

I am so excited to have my website up and I’m ready to entertain you with my mishaps in the interior design world, my attempt to be hospitable and teach others the importance of hospitality, design fabulous and very gaudy … Continue reading

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