Eclectic House Tour – The Decorologist

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  She gave me a run for my money. Kristie of The Decorologist and I had a knock down, drag out fight for first place in Apartment Therapy's Room for Color Contest. Only one slim vote (thanks dad!) separated her living room from my sunroom which swooped in for the win. But this room is equally amazing with it's soft blue and … [Read more...]


How to Choose Paint Colors Before You Buy


  My sunroom has been transformed with color! Remember my estate sale find that needed a little makeover?  Well I found out how to choose paint colors and now that find is a beauty. Wow - what a difference paint makes and thanks to the Sherwin-Williams Color Visualizer, it was so simple to find the perfect shade of blue. Intense … [Read more...]


Exceptionally Eclectic – Stripes & Pattern & Color Oh My, Home Tour

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  I've gotta love a color loving gal like Kelle of Kelle Dame Interiors. She doesn't shy away from pattern either - and never met a stencil that could intimidate her. How cool is this fabulous starburst mirror! This is one organized home (Kelle's 8 years as a paralegal comes in handy here). Frame a few pieces of silverware - … [Read more...]


Exceptionally Eclectic – Very Vivid Home


      Heather of Vivid Hue Home is a color loving girl after my own heart! She's definitely not afraid to inject personality into her home ... from a turquoise and lime green sunroom ...     to a vibrant bedroom set against a neutral background ...       to a bold, … [Read more...]


Exceptionally Eclectic Home Tour – Casual California Comfort


  Did you know I dream of moving to California one day? From Napa to Newport, San Francisco to San Diego, I love the weather, the people, the food, the beach ...   Mary Ann of Casual Classic Home is living the life in a cheery retreat near the water. I love a chandelier in every room of the house.  Oh, and a dutch door … [Read more...]


I’m Crazy for Color

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Remember the show The Nanny? Hum along with me now: she was "the lady in red while everyone else was wearing tan". Leopard print, chartreuse, hot pink stilettos ... no look was too extreme for Fran the Nanny. So, while we may not be rocking head to toe red jumpsuits while squeezing grapefruits in the supermarket aisles, we can let … [Read more...]