Radiant Orchid: Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year Adds Zip to 4 Rooms

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If you’re like to know what the color trends are and keep an eye on the fashion scene, this is a great time of year to think of creating a stylish interior that is up to date, but not trendy. The design world is in a whirr of festive indulgence, but also looking forward to the spring fashion events that kick off just after the New Year. One of the most anticipated announcements heralding the “new” season came from Pantone just a few days ago. The Color of the Year for 2014 is Pantone 18-3224, Radiant Orchid. Read More

Let Nature Guide You in Decorating with Purple Decorative Rugs

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This week I have been enjoying our annual family summer vacation in Maine where the misty pine covered islands completely draw me in to nature. This a good time to share some of the pictures I have taken this spring and summer. We will try to learn nature's color composition secrets. Today's post will focus on the color purple. Lately I have become fascinated by purple and recently posted How to Decorate with Purple and Decorative Rugs- 10 Chic Interiors. Read More

How to Decorate with Purple and Decorative Rugs- 10 Chic Interiors

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These 10 stunning interiors with purple and purple decorative rugs are not only a treat for the eyes, they also offer valuable lessons on how to decorate with purple. Purple interiors and purple decorative rugs can feel cold, unless they are complemented with the right warm colors- as you will see in these 10 chic interiors. If you have never thought of using purple, you may change your mind when you see how original and inviting these rooms are. Read More