Month: February 2016

Kelly’s Five Favorite Neutrals

February 29, 2016

I have finally narrowed my top list of neutral paint colors that I frequently use! I feel confident about my top choices, which are also my favorites, and I want to share my color advice with you.

My list of favorite neutrals, in no particular order:

Revere Pewter HC-172:

revere pewter



I can’t seem to get enough of this color. It is a beautiful light gray in brightly lit rooms and a pretty soft beige in rooms with low light. Gorgeous and happy!

Grant Beige HC-83:

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Just A Reminder

February 28, 2016

I just wanted to let you know that the March issue of my newsletter ‘Roominations’ will be published tomorrow, March 1, 2015. This issue will feature ‘Kelly’s Five Favorite Neutrals’ that are my amazing group of colors that I trust  and feel comfortable referring to you .



* This month I have put together a list of Helpful Tips For Getting Your Home Ready For Spring.

* I will be sharing a new design consultation service for all of your color and decorating questions with a discounted price for my newsletter readers only.

* The ‘secret’ post this month is Kelly’s Five Favorite Neutrals.

Be sure to sign up for my newsletter today! Thank you!

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:


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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Helpful Tip For Exteriors

February 20, 2016

A suggestion I want to share with you because I have been noticing it everywhere:

small star

And that is under-sized exterior wall decorations. Can you see that little gold star in the photo above?  It is too small for that large wall. I do like the larger star they used:

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A Chandelier In Every Room

February 17, 2016

A reader recently ask if I think chandeliers are still popular and do I think a chandelier would look nice in a nursery:

nursery chandelier


Yes, yes I do! I just love a gorgeous crystal chandelier and what it adds to a room!:

nursery chande

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Bedroom Arrangement Basics

February 13, 2016

A few readers asked if I could do a post on bedroom furniture arrangements after reading my Living Room Furniture Arrangement 101 with all the tips and basics. I believe your bedroom is your space and I like to keep it serene and quiet. Not like the rest of the crazy house! It is the last room you see when you fall asleep and the first in the morning. You deserve a nice room after all you do for everyone else all day!:

bedroom blue


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