Our Color Story Filter Pack, INTERIOR is live!!!

May 23, 2019

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Breathe. Breathe. Breathe. Today is such a big day! We’re so excited to share that we collaborated with A Color Story (the amazing photo editing app by Emma & Elsie from A Beautiful Mess)  to bring you a a filter pack perfect for interiors. In fact–we called it INTERIOR. A Color Story is free to download and my absolute favorite photo editing app, you can edit your photos (or even just parts of your photos within their tools. It’s a powerful free app. OUR filter pack, (I’ve been working on since NOVEMBER) with 17 filters designed by me is just $3.99!  They are more subtle than a lot of presets you see floating around, but it was done intentionally to just really enhance your spaces and photos instead of making them unrecognizable. Also note: If you want to brighten your photo a little more before (or after) applying the filters you can in the tools!

Now I want to introduce you to a handful of the 17 filters that come in the pack! I named each one after an INTERIOR space. These before and afters are just applying the filter and nothing else. I love the enhancement!

This is the STUDIO filter (I don’t want to play favorites, but if I had to):

This is the LIVING filter:

This is the LOFT filter. Moody and warm:


This is the POWDER filter (It brightens and softens beautifully): 

BUNK has a warm pink hue to it and is really fun to double up for even more effect. (Note: You can lessen the opacity of any filter by sliding the bar to the left after selecting and you can strengthen it by clicking the filter and adding it to a photo as many times as you want!):

GREAT makes me want to instantly be in whatever room its applied to instantly. It’s so inviting.

GUEST is actually another top 3 favorite of mine! It softens, warms, desaturates and adds a little bit of mood in one click!

DEN is a mood, am I right??!

FAMILY I have used SO many times already on my own photos. It’s so natural, but when you see the before and after, it makes an impactful difference.

Also, although we named them for INTERIOR spaces, don’t feel locked into using the BEDROOM for your bedroom photos. Or ENTRY for only entry photos. Below I used KITCHEN! :

There’s more filters to try in the pack! If you don’t already have A Color Story app, you can download it for free in the App store! And our INTERIOR pack is just $3.99!! Thank you so much for all of your support (they actually released it late last night and I’m already so overwhelmed with the reach). Can’t wait to see all your photos! Tag me and #acolorstoryINTERIOR (I’m following that hashtag now) and I’d love to repost and feature some favorite edits!

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What do you think?

  1. Judith says:

    I wanted to install the app to get the filters, but I’m only shown some painting apps. Is it iPhone only?

  2. Lilian says:

    I wish you’d di a side by side of the filters before/ after. With it changing back and forth in a GIF, I doubt know which is the filter and which is the original.

  3. Christina says:

    This is so cool! We are officially living in the future! Do you think these filters have the potential to mislead readers about the “true” color of the products you recommend? I guess samples are the way to go, if possible?

    • Julia says:

      Our filters are meant to be subtle and more real-to-life. But it’s ALWAYS a good idea to get samples than trust coloring from online.

  4. Deidre says:

    Maybe a dumb question, but how do I purchase the Interior pack after I downloaded the app?

  5. Maya @ourstarydum says:

    I’m sort of confused by what is before and what is after… some don’t seem to change at all on my laptop. Could you possibly post side-by-sides instead of (or in addition to) the gifs? Thanks and congratulations!!

    • Julia says:

      Oh no! I wonder if they aren’t working in your browser. I featured a few on Instagram, too!

      • Laura says:

        Same here! Some of them I do see switching back and forth but it’s not always obvious which one is the before and which one is the after…some definitely are, but some aren’t. :/

      • AmandaKB says:

        Same for me. Only a few of them seem to be switching. I’m using Firefox on a desktop computer.

      • AmandaKB says:

        In case it’s helpful, I went back through, and for me, photos 1, 2 and 4 don’t appear to switch.

    • Kate says:

      I can see the change on about half the pics (iPhone safari) but I too can’t tell the difference on which is before and which is after (aside from a few where the blacks are really brought out). Which is truly a compliment, since both pics are equally beautiful in their own right.

      Question for ya… I remember you used a filter pack, (maybe from burtsbrisplease?). Do you apply those filters before yours?

      • Julia says:

        Not in these examples, no. These filters are meant to just enhance the photo and not be completely drastic!

  6. Sarah says:

    omg i can’t wait to get this! they all look amazing! i’ve been wanting filters with moodier, deeper tones for so long and these are perfect!

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