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 […]

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 […]

Yellow warms you up (especially in Seattle)

  I remember when I first visited this house: the work was already in progress and the agent needed my help choosing the right color for this living room. I recommended this creamy yellow to warm up the space, especially considering that the sunlight is not a frequent visitor in the Northwest… Besides, I read […]

Framing a window with color

This is a clear example of how color can create contrast and consequently can enhance a design feature. Look at the window that is placed right in the middle of the wall. White light next to a white wall goes almost unnoticed. But if you take the same white light and you frame it with […]

Giving thanks to my dear agents: thank you Rick!

This master bathroom was a “work in progress” when I did my consultation and met G. and J., two extremely nice people, who invested a lot of time and effort preparing their home for the market. I helped them choose the right color for this bathroom and, after a few considerations, we decided to go […]