color stories

color story: red + sky blue

Just in time for the 4th of July,  here’s one of my all time fave color combos!  Bold and eye-catching, sky blue + red has a crisp, classic look that has been stylish in retro and modern designs.

Don’t you just LOVE this??

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Great photo of a refreshing Independence Day beverage. Click for the recipe!

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Happy exterior.

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The love affair with subway tile continues.

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I love how happy she looks in this picture.  And the dress/necklace combo is just brilliant.

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Love this color scheme?  Here’s some ways to get the look all year-long.

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A) Template Tank with Tucked Tiered Skirt, both Anthropologie

B) Franco Sarto Vaunt Sandal, DSW.

C) Red & Turquoise Lattice Earrings, DejaVu

D) Awaiting Love Bracelet, DejaVu

E) Red & Turquoise Czech Glass Bead Necklace, Crown and Cole, Etsy.com

F) Dahlia flower in crimson & robin egg blue handmade plates,  Hope Johnson, Etsy.com

G) Jackson Sectional, West Elm

H) Water Birds 20 X 20 Linen Pillow, Hable Construction

I) Red & Turquoise large landscape painting, original on oil by Pamela Munger, Etsy.com.

J) Zig Zag Rug in blue, Urban Outfitters.

K) Alberta Lamp in Turquoise, Bobby Berk Home

L) Gradated Stripe Pouf in Red, West Elm

color story: tangerine + teal

What says “helllooo summer” more than sunny tangerine and refreshing teal??  Tangerine was named Pantone’s 2012 Color of the year, and teal is one of the hottest colors right now.  Pair them together and you get a match made in hue heaven.   Orange and Blue are actually opposites on the color wheel – meaning they naturally compliment each other.  (Whoever said opposites attract was dead on!)    What do you think??

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The 2 colors pop in this living room by Tobi Fairley

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Love this!

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(All photos link back to their source, if known)

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Great finds for one of this summer’s best color combos:

a) All Decked Out Dress, ModCloth

b) Burak Uyan Tangerine Sandals, Avenue 32

c) Penny Gibbous Moon Bracelet, Posh Locket

d) Tangerine & Teal Jeweled Bib, A Cut Above Boutique

e) Bright Side Clutch, Nine West

f) Moselle Sofa, Bentley Churchill, (available to the trade only – contact me to order)

g) Mrs Godfrey Chair in Tuileries Tangerine, Jonathan Adler

h) Lola Side Table, Urban Outfitters

i) Fabrics: (clockwise from top) –  36140-35 and 73023-19 , both by Duralee,  Sun & Shade Sea Scallop Coral Reef (outdoor fabric) by Waverly

j)  Capri Bottle Lamp, Jonathan Adler

k)  Lattice Rug in Blue, PB Teen

color story: turquoise + lime

Turquoise and lime.  2 of my favorite colors of all time.  But how do they look together…? Obviously stunning.  Too much of a good thing is…well… fabulous!

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I LOVE this bedroom. The wallpaper and chair fabric are wonderful.

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These two colors are best accented against a white backdrop.

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 Green walls blue door!

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Look at those eyes!

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Spend the first few months of your life here and your destined to grow up with good taste.

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This tile makes my life complete. Seriously.

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My picks for turquoise + lime?  You got it.

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A) Audrey Brooke Betty Slingback Pump, DSW……    B) Madeline Chair, Urban Outfitters….  C)  Vent Pillow, Cococozy……  D) Quatrefoil Pillow, Cococozy……  E) Eilleen Kathryn Boyd  Fabrics by Duralee, (top to bottom:  15387-579 ,15377-246 , 15370-554) …… F) Kamal Vase, Z Gallerie…..   G) Pendant Necklace by Kate & Co. Jewelry, Etsy.com….  H)  Mexicali Smocked Maxi Dress, Old Navy