May 20, 2013
I was going to use this paint color in my dining room and the swatch on the bottom is what the chip looks like online and what I thought it would look like. The color on the top is how it looks on the wall. It is much more red than I wanted it to be. This is why you always need to buy a sample and paint it on the wall before you make a decision on a paint color.…READ MORE
April 24, 2013
Color theory is a set of rules for mixing colors and how they interact and influence each other to get a desired result. The standard color wheel supplies a system of color identification. The division of color hues is broken down by three primaries: red, yellow and blue, three secondary: orange, green and violet and six tertiary: red-orange, yellow-orange, yellow-green, blue-green, blue-violet, and red-violet.
Analogous schemes are hues which are adjacent on the color wheel creating a harmonious scheme. Look to nature to discover analogous color schemes abundantly displayed in plants and flowers.
Complementary colors schemes are being presented by…READ MORE
April 17, 2013
Are you ready for the celebration? In Arizona we celebrate this holiday with lots of food, folkloric traditions, fiesta and fun!
Products found on Project Decor Dog found on Etsy
‘Going to a Mexican Hat Dance’ by HappiNestHome
I was thinking about the upcoming festivities of Cinco de Mayo for a theme of inspiration and once I saw Rumba Red Buckaroo in his sombrero . . . I was going to a Mexican Hat Dance!
February 26, 2013
African influence is back. Think black, red and white, bold monochrome geometrics, tribal patterns and more. Bring the African influence to your home. This is my design in the African influence design challenge on Olioboard. My design was inspired by the iconic zebra wallpaper design by Scalamandre which was designed in the 1930s by Flora Scalamandre for Gino’s restaurant in New York. Please go here to Vote for my design Scalamandre Zebra.
Here are the products used in my design.…
February 14, 2013
This design is for the contest on Olioboard to design a room around stripes. The Tobi Fairley Get Published Design Contest - Stripes are everywhere for 2013 creating dynamic spaces filled with energy and style. Using this 2013 trend, create a space with that wow factor that deserves to get published and you could win one of two passes to attend Tobi’s design camp, The Journey to Getting Published.
This is my entry Calypso.
When I was growing up my parents had a record album called Dance Craze released on Capitol Records as a high fidelity recording. Learning dance steps became…
January 27, 2013
The best part about a Roman holiday is the gelato. This design is featuring the paint color exuberant pink by Sherwin Williams.…READ MORE
December 8, 2012
Pantone chose emerald green as the color of 2013. So follow the yellow brick road in 2013 where you will see a lof of green.
The color green has been associated with health, good fortune, luck, jealousy and of course the color of money.
Green is known for the calming effect it has on the psyche, which is why it is used in hospitals, surgeon’s attire and in waiting rooms known as green rooms. The color green is linked with nature and all of the many forms we see in landscaping, plants, vegetables, fruits and gems. Ireland is known…READ MORE
November 21, 2012
‘Fuchsia for Christmas’ by HappiNestHome
No Mess Pink Glitter Christm…
Elegant little bright Christ…
Purple Felted Acorns, 6 Wool…
Holiday Gift Wrap fuschia pa…
bib necklace pink and fuschi…
Felt Christmas Ornament (fus…
Embroidered Calavera Sugar S…
Stunning Vintage 1940′s/…
EA57 – Fuschia Pink Red Flow…
Vintage Rhinestone Brooch Pu…
The Girly Girl Tutu –…READ MORE
November 20, 2012
The hardest thing for me is to keep from buying everything in the treasuries I create. I love all the items in this one and so many of them would look lovely on a holiday tablescape.
‘Cranberry Colored Decor ‘ by HappiNestHome
Collectible Pilgrim Cranberr…
Instant Collection 9 Antique…
Vintage Limoges Demitasse Cu…
Vintage Metal Red Tole Tray …
Original Vintage Silken Cran…
Cranberry Book…READ MORE