For many years one of the most popular neutral colours to paint your home with was beige. However over the last several years gray has stolen the show as the go to neutral. But there is another neutral that is slowly winning more votes as it’s the perfect marriage between gray and beige. Greige is a combination of […]
I’ve done a number of Colour Inspiration blogs in the past but today I have a confession to make! Although I love many colours I have to admit that SAGE GREEN is my all time favourite colour. Since everyone can see colour differently when I refer to sage green, I’m referring to an earthy, […]
From the fashion runway to home décor, velvet is having it’s moment once again. With so many striking colours, velvet is a beautiful fabric choice to add into your home and will easily incorporate with your existing décor. In the past velvet was often associated with royalty because of it’s luxurious appearance and the high cost to produce […]
Happy 2018! I hope that your New Year has been a good one so far. Today’s colour inspiration is all about the colour purple and how to incorporate this energetic colour into your home.
Pantone’s Colour of the Year – 2018
A couple of months ago Pantone announced their 2018 Colour of the Year – Ultra Violet. Ultra violet […]
What is your Christmas Style?
When it comes to decorating your home for the holidays which colour category do you fall into? Are you a traditionalist? Do you stay close to a red and/or green colour scheme or do you love to experiment with the more trending colours? Personally I am more of a traditionalist […]
When I am asked what I do for a living and I reply that I’m a Colour Consultant I often get a blank look. At that point I quickly follow up with an explanation of what it is that I do. So today I wanted to talk a little bit about what is a Colour Consultant and what the […]
Since it’s a snowy and cold day here in Calgary I decided it was a good day to blog about our recent, colourful holiday in the Maritimes. It’s a trip both my husband and I had wanted to do for awhile. I had been there as a child (and my husband was there about 40 […]
I always enjoy this time of year when the paint companies come out with their colour of the year. Earlier this month Sherwin Williams announced their 2018 Colour of the Year – Oceanside SW 6496. Oceanside is a saturated, opulent, jewel toned colour. I would classify Oceanside as a blue but it’s rich in green undertones, so depending […]
One of the hottest colour trends right now is a shade of pink often referred to as Millennial Pink. But what is Millennial Pink? This colour is not just any pink – it is a lighter, muted pink that leans more towards a peach or blush. While it’s a more subtle version of pink it is […]
Botanicals prints are everywhere right now in both fashion and home décor. If you like this look don’t go with the small and spindly design but with the bigger and bolder prints for a more current feel. Palms, ferns, vines or any large leafed plant can be incorporated into your home to achieve this design. There are […]