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The Power of Color

I went to a client's home for a color consultation the other day. He had pale beige carpet, medium toned wood furniture, and just one piece of art on the wall. He said, "how do I know which color to choose?" While it's true that paint color can completely transform your space, it's important to think of wall colors as an integral element to the overall look and feel. There's no one color that will turn a room into a royal palace, especially if you don't have the rich fabrics and opulent accessories of a majestic dwelling. But opening your mind to rearranging a few things and featuring your favorite pieces is a good way to start envisioning the best...

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Creating a Mood- Color Palettes that Glow

Those of you who follow me on Facebook know that I like to post photos from my power walks. Recently, I read that some experts are calling Emerald Green the 'Color of 2013'. So, when I ran into this most amazing scene along the Crystal Springs Reservoir near my home in Burlingame, California, I had to imagine a room that evoked this magical setting. Here's what I came up with: [caption id="attachment_7454" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Deep dark green walls. Preferably, layers of green blending to this deep black emerald color with a wax finish..."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_7452" align="aligncenter" width="471" caption="A gorgeous dark brown sofa like the modern piece inspired by the old English Chesterfield style sofa from Jayson Home & Garden..."][/caption] [caption...

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