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Room for Style: Adventure into Color in Decorating

Room for Style: Adventure into Color in Decorating

Adventure into the World of Color! You live in a world of color, and color preferences are very personal. Color combinations with which you feel most comfortable will make up your unique signature palette. Rich, deep hues are serious, upbeat combinations are welcoming and youthful colors are cheerful. What mood do you want to convey…

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By Jackie, August 29, 2013
Room for Style: Decorating Rules are Meant to be Broken

Room for Style: Decorating Rules are Meant to be Broken

Rules are meant to be broken… Area rugs come in all shapes, sizes, colors and a wide variety of materials. Select one that fits your space, enhances the decor and can withstand the type of traffic and use to which it will be subjected. The right rug layered on hardwood flooring adds warmth, interest and…

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By Jackie, August 15, 2013
Room for Style: How to Pull a Room Together

Room for Style: How to Pull a Room Together

How to Pull a Room Together! Before starting any decorating adventure, ask yourself, “What do I like?” Think about what patterns, colors & style stops you in your track! While inspiration is all around, honing in on a few key areas can help make gathering ideas easier… *Look at your wardrobe for inspiration *Look at…

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By Jackie, July 18, 2013
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Room for Style: Let’s Go Wild

Room for Style: Let’s Go Wild

Let’s Go Wild I love to put a little bit of animal print in a room, you just need to know when to stop! You can mix it in with any style of decorating, and it can be very prominent in the scheme or just a subtle touch. Just compare it to fashion – you…

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By Jackie, June 27, 2013
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Room for Style: Let’s Head to the Caribbean

Room for Style: Let’s Head to the Caribbean

Let’s head to the Caribbean! There is so much inspiration to pull from the island beaches. The warm tones of the sand and the cool colors of the water can really make a beautiful palette to work with (no matter if your home is over looking the water on the East Coast or on Main…

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By Jackie, June 13, 2013
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Room for Style: Outdoor Decorating Style

Room for Style: Outdoor Decorating Style

Decorating doesn’t stop at the front door, especially in the Summer! Even the smallest area can be freshened up with goodies. You can be creative with color and texture… You can go traditional, contemporary or whimsical. There are absolutely no rules when it comes to having fun with your outdoor space. You can accomplish this…

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By Jackie, May 30, 2013
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Room for Style: Time to Accessorize

Room for Style: Time to Accessorize

Accessorizing is the fun part of decorating, but it’s also the hardest part of decorating! Just like in fashion you accessorize to enhance or finish an outfit, but it is also one way to show your personality. In decorating accessorizing doesn’t happen all at once, it takes time to pull a room together, it may…

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By Jackie, May 16, 2013
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Room for Style: The Power of Gray in Decorating

Room for Style: The Power of Gray in Decorating

The Power of Gray Who doesn’t like the color, gray? Gray is the new black. The difference is, it has more dimension and variety than black. Gray can be cool by using a blue gray, or warm by using a brownish gray, taupe. Want drama? Go with a slate, more of a smokey gray. These…

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By Jackie, May 2, 2013
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Room for Style: Pattern Mixing for your Home

Room for Style: Pattern Mixing for your Home

Don’t back away from bold, multi patterned decorating! Very often we mix bold patterns and color in our wardrobe and find it overwhelming to do the same in our home when selecting window treatments, furniture, rugs, etc. Before you back down from taking that leap get inspiration and guidance from fashion. I love mixing patterns,…

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By Jackie, April 18, 2013
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Room for Style: Decorating with Triad Color Schemes

Room for Style: Decorating with Triad Color Schemes

Decorating with Triad Color Schemes Decorating your home and creating an energetic trio of colors using the color wheel helps you easily navigate the sometimes complicated triadic color scheme. Don’t know what we’re talking about? A triadic color scheme is one is which three colors are equally spaced from each other on the color wheel. …

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By Jackie, April 4, 2013
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