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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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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Decor by Color

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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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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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Color & Design

See the “Color & Design” pull down menu at the top of this page for all the design pages . . . or check out the featured pages below.
 

Basic Color Theory
The three most important things about color today.
Really easy and logical guidelines for color.

 

Is white a color? Is black a color?

Are Black & White Colors?
 If you say that black is not a color, this article will make you right!
If you say white is not a color, you’ll also find out why it is (and isn’t) a color.

 

The Global Color Survey

Take the Global Color Survey.
When you’re finished you’ll find out what 130,000 people from all over the globe said about colors.


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More Articles about Color Design and Marketing

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What is a color trend? Where do they come from? Does a color trend really matter in the 21st Century? Explore some answers at Color Trends

 

Color Branding: Yahoo and Google

People see color before they absorb anything else.

Many

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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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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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Exterior Inspiration: Favorite Home Design & Color Ideas!

I don’t know about you guys but I’ve got a serious love for weekend house stalking! Not some weird peeking-in-the-windows kind of house stalking – I’m talking about driving around in pretty areas of town and ogling gorgeous home exteriors. I’m not sure that I’ll ever be lucky enough to build my own home but if someday I am, I’ve got tons of exterior home design and color ideas running around in my head from those weekend drives. As you all know, my style is somewhat traditional but I also like to bring in some unexpected, updated twists. Today I’m partnering with James Hardie to share my favorite exterior home design and color ideas along with an online tool that can take some of those ideas in your head and show you how they’d look on your home.

I’d bet that most of you have heard about James Hardie® fiber

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Exterior Color Design by Cooper Stepp HOME

Welcome to ExteriorColorDesign.com, a division of Cooper Stepp & Associates, Inc. a full service branding agency located in Dallas,Texas.

The Art of Colorful Exterior Design starts with branding at your buildings doorstep.

Your color curb appeal, whether paint, landscape design and colorful flower design, or signage attract attention.             


The degree or depth of paint color tones, all comes in to play when when setting a look for your image. Color can cost a business foot traffic & clients, or draw traffic in the door and make is successful. Color can sell, it’s the forgotten amenity for many companies.  What does your exterior say about your company image? 

Signage Color plays a very important role in complementing your exterior design. Notice the previous colors chosen and the changes made.  We took in to account all colors involved with this project. 
The Exterior is an extension of the interior.

Don’t let the

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Create Home – Exterior Design and Color Selection

Home Exterior Color Selection is the best and simple tool for design your home exterior with different window , door , terrace , pillar , balcony , wall , loft , garden , chair , tree , elevation and color ideas with designs

Home Exterior Color Selection is Useful For Interior Designers Painters, Choosing Room color ,Paint Tester, Color combination and matching right texture and color for your Exterior wall,

Very Easy tool to create your own and future home designs by just drag and drop

use the color picker for changing the wall color such as (red , blue , Orange , green , black ) color and texture based on your color and texture choice.

Home Exterior desigins color selection app is very useful for ( Interior designers , Painters , Shop owner , personal home made and Engineers) app for make Exterior .

We can change wooden

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