Choosing a Color Scheme

by Lauren Setum

Over the last few weeks, I’ve shared design ideas for spaces in my friend’s new home. Today, I thought I’d post a summary, so to speak, of all the selections. The paint colors for each room are below. Notice that not only do they work in their respective spaces, but they also go well together as a group.

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When possible, I usually lean towards choosing fabrics and finishes before a paint color. Sometimes, however, that’s just not possible (i.e. when you’re moving into a new home and want to get the painting done first). In that case, make sure that your colors work together to create a nice scheme. A solid scheme will inform and set the stage for future design choices that you’ll make for your home.

A recap of the Living RoomKitchen, and Master Bedroom designs…

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Don’t Be That Person!

by Lauren Setum

So far, for the Master Bedroom and Kitchen designs I’ve shared, the paint colors have been on the lighter end of the spectrum. Still, if you read through the posts, it’s all about balance, and there were some darker elements (furniture, rugs, etc.) incorporated into both of those spaces. Today, I’m revealing the (darker) paint color for the Guest Bedroom. It is…

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Newburg Green by Benjamin Moore

Before I delve into the design selections for the space, I’m taking today to share some lovely Pinterest pins that feature this fabulous color. Too often, homeowners look at deeper colors like this and shy away. Don’t be that person! Yes, it’s a bolder color choice, but when a space is executed correctly, the color is just part of a larger composition. I mean, how beautiful are these spaces?! The color is just one part of the rooms, and look how well they turned out…

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