Color of Red in Home Decor

Hi, guys, just let you know if you feel a little bit sad that the holiday season is over, I have a good news for you that Chinese New Year is coming.  Yes, Chinese New Year is on 25th of this month and this year is Year of the Rat and you have to celebrate it in a big way because the year of the rat always indicates a big fortune coming to you. So be ready to receive it.

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Well, Do above these adorable rats put a big smile on your face?  They are created by Shaun Teo Creations in Kuala Lumpur. I am a big fan of Shaun Teo Creations on Instagram. They craft all kinds of cute cakes for different festivals and events. I have been always got inspired by their work. I believe they are now opening pre-orders for those lovely Chinese New Year’s cookies. Just check them out on Instagram.

So, today , since I am truly inspired by the red color they use for their product, I going to talk about Color of Red in home decor.

Red, corresponding with fire, symbolizes good fortune and joy. Red is found everywhere during Chinese New Year and other holiday celebrations and family gatherings.

Here are some inspirations.

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Global Bohemian
Pieces from all corners of the globe—Continental antiques, Moroccan inlaid furniture, Indian fabrics and Chinese pottery—rendezvous in a refined bohemian style in this Beverly Hills home.
Antique bookcase and Indian and Moroccan inlaid chairs, Ceylon et Cle. Antique bench in Pierre Frey stripe. Custom sofas and slipper chairs. Tassels and trim, Houlès. Sconces, Mario Lighting. Fireplace hood, Scenario Design. Curtains in Indian linen and Kravet ikat.
INTERIOR DESIGN BY MARY MCDONALD
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Crimson Velvet
Creamy white paneled walls and curtains of gauzy, hand-embroidered Lesage fabric play down the formality of crimson velvet-upholstered chairs and the geometric slate-and-limestone-inlaid floor.
Italian 17th-century chairs in Scalamandré velvet. German 17th-century chandelier. Italian Baroque mirror. Curtains, Lesage embroidery.
INTERIOR DESIGN BY ROBERT COUTURIER
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The library of this 1920’s Manhattan penthouse is a striking laquer red with inlaid brass trim. Built-in library shelves and lacquered walls with brass detail, all by architect David Hottenroth. Chair in Edleman Leather, at desk, both 19th-century, French. Antique chair in Clarence House silk-horsehair stripe. Karl Springer parchment table, 1960’s. Window shades, in Holly Hunt wool, and sofa, in Brunschwig & Fils chenille, by De Angelis. Sconce by Christopher Norman. Carpet by Patterson, Flynn & Martin.
INTERIOR DESIGN BY NANCY BOSZHARDT

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Red, specially lacquer red on walls makes rooms look sumptuous and elegant. And of course, you always can choose red as an accent color.

So, ready for a touch of red?

Shop the Color:

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Fritz 19×19 Pillow, Gem Spot
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Estampe Sheet Set, Coral
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Collana Euro Sham, Rust
$59.88
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Esther Modern Glam Tufted Velvet 3 Seater Sofa, Wine and Walnut.rice:
Amazon, $444.99 & FREE Shipping

 

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Kmax Round Velvet Ottoman, Classic Button Tufted Plush Ottoman Living Room Footrest, 23.62″ x 23.62″ x 17.72″ Wine. Amazon,Price:
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SNAKE VALET TRAY
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Chinese Chippendale Armchair,$418.99 Save 30%
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Chinese Chippendale Stool. $358.99 to $388.99Save up to 40%

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Indonesian Summer Painting – Sumba $239.97 Save 49%
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Chateau Fabric Back Armchair $232.99 Save 40%
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Louis Fabric Back Dining Chair $174.99 to $296.97 Save up to 49%
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Brooke Club Chair, Berry Velvet
$1,495.00
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Exeter Side Chair, Cinnabar Velvet
$1,195.00
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Darcy Armchair, Red Chinoiserie
$1,495.00
Est. Arrival: Mar 10 – Mar 13

Tufted Velvet Accent Chairs, Upholstered Chairs with Gold Plating Metal Legs Blue&Brass for Living Room/Dinning Room/Kitchen/Vanity/Patio, Set of 2 (Burgundy/Wine Red)

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Tufted Velvet Accent Chairs, Upholstered Chairs with Gold Plating Metal Legs Blue&Brass for Living Room/Dinning Room/Kitchen/Vanity/Patio, Set of 2…

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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Height Barstool Adjustable Swivel Gas Lift Footrest and Base for Breakfast Bar Red Modern Bar Stools Industrial Bar Chair (Color : Red, Size : 754040cm)

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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Height Barstool Adjustable Swivel Gas Lift Footrest and Base for Breakfast Bar Red Modern Bar Stools Industrial Bar Chair. Price:
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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Stool Bar Stool Bar Stool Simple Modern Liftable Leisure Reception Desk Chair (Color : Red, Size : Pulley)

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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Plastic Chair bar Stool bar Chair Lift can be Modern and Simple Rotation and Leisure Chairs Reception (Color : Red)

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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Stool Lift Chair Bar Stool Modern Minimalist Bar Chair Bar High Stool High Back Stool, Need to Be Installed (Color : Red)

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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Stool bar Stool bar Stool Chair Lift bar Stool Modern Minimalist Hotel Kitchen Back Home (Color : Red)

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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Stool bar Stool high bar Stool can Lift with backrest Stylish Modern Minimalist bar Chairs Reception (Color : Short Section, Size : Red)

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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Stool bar Stool high bar Stool can Lift with backrest Stylish Modern Minimalist bar Chairs Reception
Price:
$175.14 – $196.18

AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Stool Bar Chair Lift Swivel Chair High Stool Can Be Rotated with Backrest Modern Minimalist Home (Color : Red)

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Price:
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WEHOLY Foot Stool Guitar Foot Stool Footstools and s Navy Blue Velvet, Modern Style Gold Metal Brass Base Multifunctional Upholstered Footstool Stool Seat (Color : Red)

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WEHOLY Foot Stool Guitar Foot Stool Footstools and s Navy Blue Velvet, Modern Style Gold Metal Brass Base Multifunctional Upholstered Footstool Stool Seat (Color : Red)
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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Height Chair Living Room Leisure Hollow Geometric Chairs Kitchen Restaurant Cafe Modern Plastic Resort Industry bar Stool bar Stool (Color : Red, Size : Free Size)

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AXZHYX Retro bar Stool Bar Height Chair Living Room Leisure Hollow Geometric Chairs Kitchen Restaurant Cafe Modern Plastic Resort Industry bar Stool bar Stool

Price:
$394.63 & FREE Shipping

Interested in our interior design packages, please email us at info@khkdesignsinteriors.com

Happy Saturday

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5 High-Style Living Rooms with Cream and White Rugs

I am always attracted to neutral rugs such as white and cream since they can complete any sophisticated interiors and add a touch of quiet elegance to these rooms.

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White-on-White—the white rug , ceiling and sofa with varied textures together create soothing yet high-style decor.
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by White Webb.  The cream rug is a perfect backdrop for upholstered classical furniture and adds a touch of modernity into this traditional living room.
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by Margery Wedderburn Interiors, LLCOuld   Crispness and Old-world Charm
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by DH INTERIORS INC.    A oversized rug truly make this living room as a get-away paradise.

 

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By Madeline Stuart & Associates   This cream rug is just like a canvas for the abstract artwork with pop colors.

 

Interested in our interior design package, please contact info@khkdesignsinteriors.com

 

Happy  Thursday

 

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Sherwin William 2020 Color of the Year

Two week ago, we were invited to  Sherwin William’s Color Mix Forcast of 2020 at Daltile showroom. Sherwin Williams introduces 45 trend colors, spun into five welcoming and intuitive palettes that bring joy, serenity and focus to the mind, body and spirit.

Here are 5 of 2020 color themes announced by Sherwin Williams: Heart, Heaven, Play, Mantra and Alive.Introducing 45 trend colors, spun into five welcoming and intuitive palettes that bring joy, serenity and focus to the mind, body and spirit.

Heart:

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Heaven:

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Alive:

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Play:

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Mantra:

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You can read Sherwin Williams 2020 Color Mix Forecast by clicking here

Then, about a week ago, Sherwin Williams announced its 2020 color o the year— Naval SW 6244.

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Naval is beyond blue and represents calmness of ocean and evening sky.

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Naval is a  serene shade with a hint of opulence, it works well with polished marble, gleaming metals, soft leather and sophisticated patterns.

Shop the Color:
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Happy Wednesday

 

A Photo-shooting Day

It has been busy since last Sunday since we were going to do a professional photo-shooting today. Here is my time schedule:

  1. Picked up fresh flowers on last Sunday
  2. made some flower arraignment on Tuesday
  3. Got all of the vases, pillows, artworks and other decor items on Wednesday
  4. Started – today at 10:30am.

So have quick peek at the living-room.

 

 

 

More are to come.
Happy Wednesday

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8 Ways to Style Your Living Room Coffee Table

 

Don’t you agree with me that styling your own coffee table is one of the coolest things to do? Well, first of all, you’ve got chosen what sings to you–fresh flowers, books, boxes, sculptures, some emotional little objects from your grandma …etc. Then, you are able to just sit back and enjoy those lovely things. Just in case  styling is just not your thing, I have 8 tips here on how to style your living room  coffee table.

  1. Make sure you choose a cute coffee table before you style it. That will make your job more pleasant and easy.

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2. Always be ready to break the traditional way–instead of just one coffee table, why not have several of them.  Having several coffee tables is a statement for your living room.coffee-table-styling-ideas-03-1507044492

3. Layer up on the height.

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4. Try off the center approach like the one in the following image.

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5. Do apply some rules once a while like the one in the below—triangle shape for the round coffee table styling.

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6.  Using books to divide your coffee table into 3 or 4 sections.

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7. Just showcase one collection.

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8. Go minimalism like the one in the below. Sometimes, one signature piece tells all.minimalist-living-room-montana-ski-chalet-1-1508263099

 

Happy Tuesday

 

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Sunday Style—a Little Road trip to DTLA

Industrial style is still going pretty strong in Los Angeles–concrete, gray-white-black color palette, organic forms and casual vibes, …etc.   A lot of objects and furnishings are mainly from local artists.  So, they are very detail-oriented. This weekend, we were invited by a loft showroom opening.  Please take a tour with me.

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Here is where the party started. Love  this all-concrete vibe and how they did the lighting design.
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The wall decors (mirror and lights) are very zen-like and set the tone for the whole space.

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Great idea for dividing walls.
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High-ceiling spacious living room is filled with artwork, plants, unique lighting fixtures and beautiful crowds.
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Please pay attention the  back of this mid-century sofa–it’s kind of cool.
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creative artwork

 

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Here comes the kitchen–very industrial and kind of layback style. but check out what they got for their appliances.
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High end appliances–this one is True brand.

 

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Jenn-Air microwave range wood and range.
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Antique polished brass faucet  is such a nice touch and elevates the whole space.

 

 

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LED Under-cabinet Lighting
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Vintage Coffee Maker

 

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Ceiling pendants instead of can lights 
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Another gathering in kitchen
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Stylish shelving unit.

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Fresh flowers always make people feel good and make space alive.
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Practical reading lights hanging over a super comfy sofa.
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Built-in wine rack
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Hope you enjoy this tour with me.

Happy Sunday

 

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My Dining-room Makeover

Hi, guys, Happy Saturday!  As usual, I love to work in my garden a little bit earlier in the morning just to refresh my mind and feel good.  My backyard garden looks  so green and lush now.

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So, today, I would like to share the recent makeover I just did for my dining room– new blush draperies, re-upholstered blue velvet French dining chairs, some fresh tabletops, please have a sneak peek:

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Get the look:

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How to Use 4th July Color Scheme to Create High-fashion Interiors

Hi, guys, 4th July is just around the corner, what is your biggest plan for the day? Chill out by the beach, host a backyard BBQ summer party, join a local parade or go on for a solo trip?  No matter what you do, it’s time to celebrate since we all work hard and deserve a little summer break.  In order to put you in mood for celebration, we choose some pretty patriotic color–scheme interiors, trust us, it is not your grandma’s home.  All of the design we choose  here has used hottest color trends in 2019. So just sit back and relax with   a cup of coffee/kabucha tea or a glass of wine.

  1. Well, with color of red, we know the theme is going to be cheerful and all shades of blue really go strong in 2019 and beyond.

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2. Incorporating Living coral instead red  with navy blue or cobalt blue guarantee your home look upscaled and fashionable.

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3. If you are not a big fan of red or coral or orange, you can just use those colors as little doses as you want.

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4. Easy party color scheme

 

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I am ready for a party. Are you?

 

Happy Tuesday

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An AmazingGlassworks Demo at DTLA

DTLA has being experienced huge changes in the past several years from new apartment condos, office buildings, luxury hotels, to shopping venues, one-of-the-kind eat-in kitchens, cool restaurants to  booming art scenes and designs. We are just literally amazed by the creative new things everyday by different artists.

For today’s design world, we cherish hand-made, craftsmanship, organic materials and their applications in a noble ways.  It is always so amusing when seeing how a  group of designers, engineers, fabricators and artists  work together to create an amazing project or piece of art.

We were recently invited to a glassworks demo by Neptune Glassworks  All of the glass materials they use are from labs and recyclable. We were just pretty blown away by how they put up such a stylish party in a totally industrial warehouse and offered such an intricate demo. Their creation of piece of sculpture is just more than amazing.

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An array of lit candles welcomes guests at the entry of the warehouse.  Guys, don’t you love this vibe!
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Such a romantic setup at the warehouse! What a warm hospitality!
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Glass Artist —@SIBELLEY at demo
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Wow, here is the finished piece! It’s more than amazing!

Just in case you would like to enjoy the whole process in a continuous way, here is the youtube link

Kristi @khkdesigns

Spring Fresh Makeover

The weather has been really nice lately.  The roses in my backyard garden start to bloom.  And there was Valentine’s Day.  Therefore, I decided to do some spring make over a week ago.  The color palette I used here is magenta, pink,  lavender, gold and neutrals.  Here are some vignettes I love to share here:

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Playing different shades of pink. Love the pale pink table cloth which makes everything look so soft and subtle.  Gold truly adds a touch of sophistication and class to any space.
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Beautiful blooms from my backyard. I mixed purple and hot pink together.  It’s fashionable, chic and cheerful.
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a little vignette for love!
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the corner of our dining room.

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corner of the dining room

 

 

 

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Just in case you want to see how these spaces looked before,  here is the post for our Christmas decoration.

 

Happy Wednesday

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