How to Pick a Paint Color

Painting a room is the easiest and least expensive way to transform the personality of a space. However, choosing the right color can be a stressful decision. Here are some tips to ease your selection process.

1. Get ideas after all your big purchases are bought. Use decor items such as, pictures, pillows, rugs or pottery for inspiration to choose a color. Shopping around to see what’s available in the potential colors is always a good idea. The color you really like in paint color may not have anything available in decor to match with it.

2. Check the undertones in your paint color. This can be done when placing your paint

Picking Fabric Patterns for a Room

Where do you start for choosing patterns? Well, you might want to see what is currently available. Check all the places you shop. Whether it’s drapes, rugs or pillows your matching, you need to check all places that sell those things to make sure you will have enough pieces to go together. Then you will know what pieces you can purchase. ¬†Next, pick your desired piece for inspiration. Let’s say I picked this chair.

Now, what do I pick? Well, the chairs pattern would be a large pattern. You would be able to mix a stripe, solid, floral or other dimensional prints, with the same colors or one color with it. Here is a sample that would work. 

Start Spreading the Evergreen

Halloween is over and now we are on to the next holiday (Thanksgiving). But how do we decorate for it? Like many people we tend to skip over it and start decorating for Christmas. In a time where people are expressing thankfulness on facebook, we are looking for things to do to make Thanksgiving special and not skip over it. Here are some ways to start your decorating without it looking like Christmas. Start getting your garlands out, fluff them up and get the lights working.
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Display the garlands like you would for Christmas and put your fall picks in them.