Don’t Fear Using Color In Your Home Decor And Interior Design

Don’t fear using color in your home decor and interior design.

Color may possibly be the consummate element of design and decor.

The implementation of color develops and defines interior design devoid of monotony.

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bold traditional homeTraditional Home

With this title I feel as if I should have a cowbell, a drumstick and Christopher Walken asking for more cowbell.

In this case, cowbell is color, and current trends are asking for more of it.

Nuevo Estilo

Color enhances a space with a positive energy.

First it draws the eye, then effortlessly offers the vision of how to introduce color to the space.

bold style at home decorpad

Style at Home


Color flows from walls, furnishings and accessories to envelope the space in comfort, warmth and beauty.

bold-hbx-orange-skirted-table-0215House Beautiful

Nuevo Estilo


House Beautiful

Traditional Home

Gorgeous, n’est–ce pas?

That’s the undeniable beauty and result of using color in your home decor and interior design.










Navy Blue: Timeless, Traditional, Always on Trend

Navy blue is a classic color that is timeless, traditional and always on trend.

Don’t you love the word trending?




It all trends.

Social media even loves the word trending.

Isn’t tweety the twitter bird blue?

Wait, wrong blue.


The original classic blue.

navy blue decor accentsTraditional Home

Popular and current styles or the who, what, or where currently in vogue dictates trending.

Navy blue is a true traditional classic color choice.

Its flavor of the month popularity may vary at times, but the unmistakable appeal and classic shades of navy blue never go out of style.

navy lacquer wallsluxe.

Classic touches cast a modern light on the traditional scale of the space, and a chic spotlight on the navy and white Moroccan trellis pattern wallpaper.

red-bamboo-pagoda-mirror-navy-blue-moroccan-trellis-wallpaper House & Home

The flow of blue creates design marvels from the deep blue sea.

under the sea dinner wareFrom the Deep Dinner Plate

Antique pond yachts in triplicate showcase both the rich color and grain of the traditional wood paneling and the classic touch of center point navy. 

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Go bold or go home!

This kitchen island in blue takes drama in a modern and new trad direction befitting the space.

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Navy blue carries the space as the predominant decor influence.

When paired with white home decor accessories and furnishings the perfect effect is achieved. It is all the visual explanation needed as to why this color pairing remains a classic choice.


SEED Design

This spin on the popular nautical theme is elegant at first sight and practical in pairs.

Merzbau Design Collective

Stainless and white frame this vintage blue stove in a rustic gorgeous fashion.


The crisp white ceiling and molding emphasizes the navy blue walls painted in Benjamin Moore Admiral Blue 2065-10.

The look is thoroughly modern magnificent, and navy blue is the star of the color show.  Glam at work.

Fun House Furnishing & Design

Navy blue stands the test of time for a very good reason~every fashion, decor, and decorative accessory it graces is in line to become a classic.

navy blue couch curated interiorCurated Interior

Navy blue wins the color triple crown for timeless, traditional, and trending beauty.

Vegas Nights: Bright Paint Colors

The final installment in  the Color Your World series is courtesy of my colorful interpretation of America’s playground, Fabulous Las Vegas.

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neon paint colors

Vibrant and bright paint colors take the pulse of our decor choices and supply the essential element, the pop of color.



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Fiori di Como at Bellagio

chihuly_cobaltblue01_org_lFive-Piece Cobalt Blue Sea Form Set with Turquoise Lip Wrap by Dale Chihuly


Dylan Blue Velvet Button-tufted Club Chair with Round Acrylic Feet

Vegas sign

Cameron-Diaz-apartmentElle Decor

vegas nights wallpaper



Designers Guild

Porter Teleo: Ink Blots


Inside Fabric

I hope you have enjoyed viewing this series as much as I have enjoyed bringing it to the page.

Thank you, thank you very much.

Color Your World Series: Decorating With Black and White

The second installment in the Color Your World series focuses on decorating with black and white.

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House Beautiful

Decorating with black and white epitomizes classic elegance.

Atlanta0holidayshowhouse-dining-roomAtlanta Homes & Lifestyles

This timeless color combination choice is the most distinct of distinct color choices- an interior design and interior decorating classic that commands the room while beautifully owning up to the bragging rights of presence through powerful neutrality.

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From fashion to floor to ceiling, decorating with black and white is a color palette choice that allows a space to open up.

black-white-living-roomHarper’s BAZAAR

Let’s look at the color combination instantly recognized as a premier choice in the world of color, design and decorating.

jean-louis-deniot-inc-07Interiors by Jean-Louis Deniot, Inc.

“Color is black and white put together”

– Author Unknown


Architectural Digest



Total Wallcovering

black-and-white-fabric Inside Fabric 


Hans Andersen Home Arsenalsgatan Chandelier


Stenciled Brazilian Cowhide Zebra with Spine Black/White Area Rug


Katlin Area Rug

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Decorating with black and white makes a strong and timeless statement. This color combination strikes a stunning scheme resulting in the desired effect- a chic and commanding presence.

Color Your World Series: Decorating With The Color Pink

Decorating with the color pink is a decorista go-to in my portfolio preferences.  Over the next few postings I will be showing a series of color charts, fabric samples and wallpapers for your viewing pleasure. I am appropriately titling the series Color Your World.   I’ve selected a few fun, funky, classic, trendy, traditional, elegant and affordable options.  Who couldn’t use a little color in their decor world?  Let’s kick things off with interiors, ideas and a shades and styles design board featuring ideas for decorating with the color pink.

Amanda Nisbet Design Amanda Nisbet Design

Peacock-Cabinetry Peacock Cabinetry


Tibetan Lamb Ottoman


Amanda Reynal Interiors

Amy_Morris_2016_04_25_9999_7Amy Morris Interiors ~ Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles


Amy Morris Interiors ~ Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles


Abstract Wilderness Canvas by Elisabeth Fredriksson

pink colors moodboard

pink-palette Sherwin- Williams 

color pinkCountry Living

benjamin moore blush paint colorsBenjamin Moore ~  Rose Blush ||  Warm Blush ||  Misty Blush


Burke Decor ~ Inside Fabric


French Rose Antique 2 Drawer Chest by The Bradburn Gallery

Bungalow-Rose-Aquarius-Pink-Beige-Area-Rug (1)Aquarius Pink/Beige Area Rug by Bungalow Rose


Matthew Izzo Oil Painting on Canvas


American Flamingo’ by John James Audubon

Scalamandre Le Tigre PillowCustom Scalamandré “Le Tigre” Pillow

gold-ibis-table-lampFun. Funky. Fabulous.  Gold Ibis Table Lamp from Lamps Plus