What is a neutral color?

  Home staging tip: Did you know that a light blue/green is actually considered a neutral color? In the interior decoration field, a neutral color is any color that works nicely with a wide variety of other colors. This master bedroom, for example, was painted with Devine Glass by Devine Paint and it is such a […]

How to use paint to frame a space

  Home staging tip: This was actually a color consultation I did for a client who purchased a new home. Since the media room had some architectural features, we decided to highlight them by using a sophisticated color: Sparrow by Benjamin Moore. This was used to create a sort of frame around the entertainment center, […]

The colors of Venice

As an Italian living in the States but in love with Italy, I wanted to share with you this photo of Venice, taken a while back during one of my many visits to the most romantic city in the world. And since Fall has just begun to please us with its pretty warm colors, I thought to create a […]

The 30 lobbies project

A few months ago, Rick, a real estate agent I’m working with who has now become a friend of mine, calls me and asks: “Would you be interested in redecorating the 30 lobbies of the condo complex where I live?” “Yeah, sure!” is my immediate answer, convinced that “30” must actually be “3”. And so we go on talking about what he needs […]

A deep and warm gray: Sparrow by Benjamin Moore

My “gray saga” continues with a color that I love and always recommend to my clients: Sparrow AF-720 by Benjamin Moore. It is a super warm brownish gray with middle value. My client used it in her master bedroom (see photo above) and then decided to use it also in her family room since she […]

A classic gray you cannot go wrong with

So, you have decided you want to give gray a chance, but you are too scared to pick the wrong one. What if it is too dull? Or worse… cold? That was me last year, but then I found (and tried) the perfect classic warm gray: Revere Pewter HC-172 by Benjamin Moore. See the photo […]