Color School

Throughout this Color School series, we’ve covered every color of the rainbow – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and pink. But as much as I love color and use it throughout my home, it’s all made possible by the building blocks of reliable blacks, whites, and neutrals. These classic tones are the reprieve and […]

In our last home, I really challenged myself to get out of my comfort zone and use colors I had never used before. I did this in the red music room, Polly’s purple bedroom, and this yellow playroom. I had taken risks with color in past homes, only to grow sick of them in a […]

One of the very first lessons I had while studying art in college was about color theory, a primary element of design. And let me tell you, having a deeper knowledge of color theory can boost your confidence to make decisions about color in your own home! For some of you, this might be the […]


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