Posts in Color Guide
Amazon Shopping: ROYGBIV For The Home

One of my favorite presentation styles as a merchandiser was color blocking but specifically using ROYGBIV to display merchandise. What’s ROYGBIV? ROYGBIV is an acronym for Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet — aka the rainbow. With June being LGBT Pride Month, I have been reminded of how a rainbow — ROYGBIV — can be a fun and vibrant addition to any space! Since shopping Amazon is one of my favorite past times here are my ROYGBIV inspired finds for the entire home.

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Kitchen Accessories Shopping Guide: Red

If you’ve been keeping up with my kitchen color series, then you know the two most recent shopping guides were hues of blue and all white everything. With Memorial Day just passing and 4th of July on the way, it just made perfect sense (to me at least) to close out the American flag trifecta of kitchen decor. So here we are folks — a red kitchen accessories shopping guide!

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Kitchen Accessories Shopping Guide: All White Everything

The all white kitchen trend is one that every season people wonder if it’s over. But here’s the thing — there is more than one way to achieve an “all white kitchen” look. If the trend of all white everything is one that you’re holding on to with both hands and/or have secretly been coveting for your own home, you can totes get your wish without doing a complete overhaul of your cabinets and counters. For this installment of my kitchen color guide series we’re tackling the ever so popular (or hated) white on white!

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Spring 2019 High Point Market Trend Report

Being part of this season’s Design Bloggers Tour meant I was able to exclusively tour 15 showrooms — some old favorites and others, new discoveries — and not only see the product but also get insights into the brand stories. After 48 hours and way too many cups of coffee, it was inspiration overload! So much new goodness! So what do we have to look forward to in 2019? Here’s my Design Bloggers Tour Spring 2019 Trend Report.

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Kitchen Accessories Shopping Guide: Hues of Blue!

We're back with another installation of the kitchen color series! And I figured what better color to do during the winter than the cool hues of blue. If you read my High Point Market trends forecast from Fall 2018 market, then you know that one of the color families that was very prevalent at market was denim blue hues. We’ve got some navy, some royal, some aqua…a little bit of this and a little bit of that.

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Valentine's Day Inspired Shopping Guide: Blush Pink & Burgundy

I predict lots of blush pink & burgundy for 2018. 

Yep, I've said it!

And the best time to share with you my fav finds from this romantic union would be during the "month of love", February. 

While Valentine's Day is just another day on my calendar, I do believe that there's nothing wrong with showing love anytime you can -- and that includes to your home. 

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Kitchen Accessories Shopping Guide: Blush Pink!

This year blush pink as definitely become a growing trend in fashion & home decor, serving almost as neutral and getting paired with lots of metal tones and/or dark dramatic hues. But despite, it's growing popularity, it's definitely one of those colors that is a kitchen challenge -- how do you do it without dredging up old school kitchen nostalgia?

 
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Kitchen Accessories Shopping Guide: Copper!

Copper (really metallic tones) have become increasingly popular in design and is one of the easier ways to really jazz up your decor; however, done incorrectly, you can go all the way wrong.

So I've put together 20 of my favorite copper kitchen finds for your shopping pleasure. 

You're welcome!

 

 
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Rose Gold vs Copper vs Gold

Although I'm not against mixing metals, as they've grown in popularity, I've noticed people using them haphazardly without any regard for how they'll play off of one another. This has been especially the case when it comes to rose gold, copper, and gold. Albeit similar, these are all very distinct metals, and when used in decor, these distinctions can make or break a design. Use correctly, they can absolutely elevate a design to something elegant and timeless; however, done incorrectly, and it'll be a piping hot mess!

 
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