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Apparently Emerald goes Beautifully with 2013

Because people have predicted that emerald green is 2013's Color of the Year, images like these are popping up all over the internet. This room, I saw in The Interior Revolution blog, reminded me of a room I painted a few years ago for Designer, LouAnn Bauer, and her client in San Francisco...   The walls of this Victorian home were pale and non-descript... [caption id="attachment_7481" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="The homeowner wanted green walls, the Designer wanted to contrast this bold choice with black and white accessories..."][/caption] So I started by rough rolling several layers of royal blue and lime green on paint... [caption id="attachment_7482" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="I always painted the switch and outlet plates to minimize those modern-day distraction."] Then...

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Monochromatic Plan- Again

You probably thought we were done with this little pillow, but no! Let's tackle this monochromatic thing from the other direction and focus on the sage green background of our little bolster. Funny enough, I'm finishing up a green bedroom where this pillow would fit beautifully (that wasn't planned- I swear!). Wish I could show you the finished photos, but we're still waiting for the custom duvet. You'll be the first to know when it's all ready. 'Til then, here's the plan: [caption id="attachment_5200" align="aligncenter" width="339" caption="I chose a tall curvy headboard to create a focul point for this oddly shaped room. Placed in front of busy built-ins the piece will also help the room feel more spacious and tidy"][/caption]...

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