Category: Before & After Pictures

Weekend Project

April 30, 2016

I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend and enjoying your time.  My husband and I are busy painting our living room. This project has taken up a few weekends already.

I have tried four different paint  color samples:

four samples

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Three Simple Steps To Decorate Your Coffee Table

April 5, 2016

One project I love to do when the Seasons change is to redo my coffee table and other vignettes through my home:

coffee

A good way to cheer up and freshen the room!

Are you looking for a quick update for your coffee table? I have a three step plan I use for decorating coffee tables that has always worked well for me. These are the items you will need:

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Working With An Unusual Trim Color

February 23, 2016

Finding a wall color is difficult enough. But when you have to work around an unusual color such as this trim below:

trim

It is really challenging!  Can you tell what undertone the trim has?

This is my living room in our NH home. The previous owner thought taupe was a good neutral to use for All the trim in the house!:

trim view

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Weekend Project

February 7, 2016

Right now I am in the middle of changing up my master bedroom:

Kelly-Bernier-5-14-bedroom-3-2

I knew the time was coming because my husband, Mike, has not stopped complaining about the white bedding since I first put it on the bed:

kelly bernier designs

He has never liked it. One day I was able to drag him into Home Goods where he found a comforter he liked, (and of course the blue and white also got my approval!) You know what that means- new comforter- new accessories! I have always wanted a rug in my bedroom:

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Color Selection Made Easy

January 31, 2016

 

Today we are flooded with so much information on how to choose the perfect paint color for our homes. Blogs, magazines, Pinterest, Houzz, Facebook, HGTV and many other sources. We read all the different info and then find ourselves questioning if the color we chose is still in style, if the undertones are working,  do the colors flow correctly, etc. If you are like me, too much information on any subject just makes me more confused and stressed!

When it comes to choosing paint colors, I believe that if you go back to basics, the process will be much easier for you. Here are a few tips and advice on Paint Selection 101 to use next time you feel overwhelmed selecting a paint color:

*Remember that the goal of the wall color is to find a color that works with everything you own and love. It works as the background scene. The walls are not supposed to be the ‘star’ of the room.

            LV3

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