Best of Color, From the Blog Archives

I have blogged a lot over the years, with some long pauses thrown in for sure, but 330+ (and counting) posts is nothing to shake a stick at! A topic that appears very frequently on Interiors for Families is color. My color posts are among the most popular – and I personally think even the ones that are older than dirt are holding up pretty darn well!

So I thought I’d take a little blog break for today, and do a little #tbt (taking a slight liberty, due to it being Tuesday as this is published), compiling some of my favorite and most viewed color posts of all time – and that means revisiting my writing all the way back to 2012.

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(Past) Project Reveal: A Colorful Kit House Renovation

I have taken a couple of prolonged ‘pauses’ in blogging, during which we completed and photographed some pretty great projects. This is one of them. At first, my thought was – the ship has sailed, the pictures have been shared on Instagram and on my website, even published, so why dig up old news? Then I thought…I never really took the opportunity to share the whole story of this renovation project for a great family – it is good to do for posterity’s sake if nothing else. And, it’s actually a pretty neat story. Especially if you are into the architectural history, or a lover of color, or both.

So, without further ado, I present the reveal of a past project…which was beautifully photographed by Michael Lee well over a year ago.

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Moody Hues

Although the “bathed in white” aesthetic (as I like to call it) is still going strong, I have also noticed an emerging trend in quite the opposite direction. Rooms that envelop you with strong, deep, dark colors are providing a visual antidote to all the white-walled light-and-brightness. Yes, even black! I can almost hear painters across…

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Blue + Brass

Thank you for all of your kind comments on my One Room Challenge plans last week! It’s always nice to hear words of encouragement from so many folks, many of whom are taking on the challenge themselves! I look forward to providing another update on Thursday – I’ve actually made quite a bit of progress…

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The Color of Sport

Some designers might cringe at the mandate of creating a bedroom around a specific “theme.” Add to that professional sports team decor and the often garish colors that come along with it, and the probability of a visual catastrophe is quite high. In the past few months I’ve done color consultations for two separate Boston Bruins…

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