Ways to Use Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year

In my last five articles I have been exploring the 2021 colors of the year of different paint companies and comparing them in the same Edesign I created for a master bedroom.  I started by exploring Benjamin Moore's Agean Teal and Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze.  I found that PPG had a color palette of 3 colors of the year instead of one as you can see in my article Ways to Use PPG's Colors of the Year. I admitted I felt a little let down that they did not just commit to one color.   Then Read more [...]

Ways to Use Sherwin Williams HGTV 2021 Color of the Year- Passionate

In my last few articles I have been exploring the 2021 colors of the year of different paint companies and comparing them in the same Edesign I created for a master bedroom.  I enjoyed exploring Benjamin Moore's Agean Teal and Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze.  I found that PPG had a color palette of 3 colors of the year instead of one as you can see in my article Ways to Use PPG's Colors of the Year. I admitted I felt a little let down that they did not just commit to one color. Then I checked Read more [...]

Ways to Use Behr’s 2021 Colors of the Year

In my last few articles I have been exploring the 2021 colors of the year of different paint companies and comparing them in the same Edesign I created for a master bedroom.  I enjoyed exploring Benjamin Moore's Agean Teal and Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze.  I found that PPG had a color palette of 3 colors of the year instead of one as you can see in my article Ways to Use PPG's Colors of the Year. I admitted I felt a little let down that they did not just commit to one color. This week Read more [...]

Ways to Use PPG’s 2021 Colors of the Year

In my last few articles I have been exploring the 2021 colors of the year of different paint companies and comparing them in the same Edesign I created for a master bedroom.  I enjoyed exploring Benjamin Moore's Agean Teal and Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze.  I was excited to see what PPG's color of the year was. But wait....they don't have one!! What??? No, they have a color palette for 2021 but not a particular color of the year. Honestly, I feel  let down.I guess I  don't like the idea Read more [...]

Ways to Use Sherwin Williams 2021 Color of the Year- Urbane Bronze

As  a certified color strategist, I get  excited when the leading paint brands announce their color of the year,  so I can  dream about exciting ways to use it in a new design.When I first saw Sherwin William's color of the year for 2021, “Urbane Bronze", I was unsure how I felt about it. Browns are nice to work with, rather serene and a color of nature so nice to "bring the outside in". Sherwin Williams 2021 Color of the Year, Urbane Bronze. Read more [...]

Ways to Use Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Color of the Year- Aegean Teal

As  a certified color strategist, I get  excited when Benjamin Moore announces their color of the year,  so I can  dream about exciting ways to use it in a new design. When I first saw Benjamin Moore’s color of the year for 2021, “Aegean Teal", I loved it! Benjamin Moore's 2021 Color of the Year, Aegean Teal. Graphic by Camp Chroma. Big change from last year's 2020 color of the year, “First Light”.  That one I was not a fan of, as I  am not a pink/blush person, and generally Read more [...]

Got the Blues? Try Something New

Each year, the various paint companies and Pantone select their color of the year, expressing what they predict are the color trends for the coming year.  Blues are hot this year as three of the 2020 colors of the year are a blue hue (Pantone's Classic Blue, PPG's Chinese Porcelain and Sherwin Williams Naval).Pantone's 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue. While Pantone does not create paint, and there is not a paint color available that perfectly matches this color, Classic Blue is used for ink, Read more [...]

Re-Invent Yourself and Your Home in 2020

As the new year approaches, you will probably hear a lot about trends in design, color and the latest, greatest ideas in furniture and accessories. My mind is focused inward on a different way of transforming your home.

I think about 2019, what I accomplished and what my life and home felt like. I’m compelled to plan for 2020 to re-invent my life, health, business and home to be the ideal expression of myself. How about you?

I have been inspired lately listening to Jim Fortin’s podcast, Read more […]

Vote for my Master Bedroom Design in the Edesign Contest

I recently entered an Edesign for this global style master bedroom in a contest! We were given room dimensions and a photo, and could develop any design we wanted. I had recently seen Benjamin Moore’s new 2020 color of the year, First Light, and was not really a fan, as I am not fond of “pink or blush” for wall colors. I decided to challenge myself to come up with a design I loved using “First Light” as the wall color for this contest.

The contest is for Edesigners of the Edesign Tribe of Read more […]

Ways to Use Benjamin Moore’s 2020 Color of the Year- First Light

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As  a certified color strategist, I get excited when the major paint brands announce their colors of the year, and dream about how I can use the colors in a design, various global styles, or create color palettes for you to use the new colors.

When I first saw Benjamin Moore’s color of the year for 2020, “First Light”, I thought “meh”.

I am not a pink/blush person, and generally love working with rich saturated colors over Read more […]