Colors that Make you Calmer

From fashion to automobile, yes, we see a lot of cream, almond, vanilla colors in 2019. The other day, I just unintentionly picked up a cream hat for myself . It looks so good with almost everything.

 

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Those warm almond/cream colors are classical, soft and timeless. Now, the trend comes to the interiors too. These almond colors truly never go out of style and they do the wonder in the room.

1. DIMITY, FARROW & BALL
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It’s soft, elegant and warm, perfect applied on the trims and also rich enough to stand alone on the walls and ceilings.

“This paint color makes it into a lot of our residential projects. It is the perfect trim color when the walls are deep classic hues but it is also rich enough to stand alone on walls and ceilings themselves. I used Dimity in my bedroom when I moved into my Manhattan home six years ago and I’m still impressed by the softness and elegance years later.” — Anna Beeber

2.NATURAL WICKER, BENJAMIN MOORE

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This is a quite special shade,  not too white, not too yellow, and it looks great with anything.  It is the color of a Marcona almond. IIt will look super elegant snd chic paired with leafy green or the glossiest chocolate brown.

 

3.OXFORD STONE, FARROW & BALL

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This classic dark taupe was inspired by the cottages found in the pretty Cotswold villages of Oxfordshire. It Brimming with warmth and an unmatchable depth, the subtle richness of Oxford Stone creates an earthy and uplifting finish from top to bottom, sweeping across woodwork and walls.

It’s perfect for an English country kitchen while still feeling current and fresh.

 

4.CHINA WHITE, BENJAMIN MOORE

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China white is both cool and warm at the same time. The subtle creamy depth of the color is perfect to harmonize with both vintage elements and contemporary details.

5.NAVAJO WHITE, BENJAMIN MOORE

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Its almondy richness makes it the perfect neutral. Sometimes, if a room does not have good natural light, a sharp white can go a bit gray. This ensures a warmness.

 

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Happy Monday

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7 Ways to Create a Jewel-box Room

Wouldn’t you agree with me that a jewel box room often make us happier and more cheerful? Well, it’s a summer time and the time to break out those white boxes and make our living space fun and inspiring.  So here are 7 ways to create a jewel-box room:

 

  1. Have a rich jewel-tone color-scheme: ruby red and emerald green, yellow topaz and sapphire blue, these modern furniture favorites were made to be dressed in vivid gemstone colors.
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Eye-candy room

2.  Have a bold and unique element:

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the pattern on the rug.
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unique console with a mirror

3.  Pattern on pattern:

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4. Layering them up:

 

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5. Bring in jewel-tone accessories. Accessories are a great way to bring jewel tone into any space.

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6. Have glamour finishes–brass, lacquer, ceramic…

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7. Details, details, details…

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Hope you enjoy them!

 

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3 simple ways to Bring Spring to Your Home

I love visiting artists’ studios. Often, I am just so amazed how they make the spaces so livable with simple creative ideas and great cares.   There are always fresh flowers and plants in their studio making guests feel so inviting and fresh.   Of course, we can learn from them too.  Here are 3 simple ways to bring spring indoors.

  1. Having fresh flowers and greenery everywhere in your home. You can just pick them from your backyard–it is touch of nature.
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Fresh flowers always make me smile!

 

2. Hosting a spring party in your garden with fresh-cut flowers , home-made organic cocktail and cozy seating , and  your party venue  become part of spring memory.

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Moody!
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Love this outdoor bench!
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Love blue & purple!

3. And Spring color palette:

 

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Yes, a touch of green and spring is here!

Happy Thursday

 

KHKD

4 Trends for Home decor in 2019

From the beginning of 2019, we have been constantly studying the decor trends by going to all sorts of trade events.  It is true that you should always choose what speaks to you. However by understanding what’s going on in the market, you can always find some better ways to express yourself. Since spring is here, it is a perfect time to fresh up your home.  Here are 4 trends we have observed so far and love to share them here in our blog.  Hope you find them useful for your projects.

 

  1. Chinossorie.

A touch of oriental decor, it doesn’t matter it is a vase, a fabric print, a painting, always adds a touch of whimsical to any space. Just remember, a little bit is just enough. after all, you are not an antique store.

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I love this bluish modernized chinoiserie wallpaper.
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2. Remember it is still the year of pig.

A small piggy sculpture, or a jar always adds an interest to any space and they will always remind you that —it is a year of prosperity and keep you positive.

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3. Modern classic.

Yes, we still love minimalism but in a different way. We like clean-lines but with curved forms and a lot of classic details.  Yes, we are in  love with modern decor with sophistication.

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simple yet elegant
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always love lucile furniture—light, airy and glamours.
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the beautiful shapes of this dining table set.
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love how they add the metal design on this sofa.

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4. A touch of vintage.

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We hope you enjoy the above information and  if you plan a make-over and  need some help, you are welcome to contact us.

Happy Wednesday

 

KHKD

Friday Eye-candies— Glamours Hollywood Homes

TGIF!  After a long week, I hope you are able to wind down for a relaxing Friday evening with a glass of red wine and enjoy some of the glamous interiors I am going going to share with you in this blog.  They are either edgy on the color palettes, having one of the art collections or still keeping flawless classic charm:

 

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“The chartreuse color in the dining room actually inspired the entire space.”
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vintage white

 

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indoor-outdoor vibes
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mix-and-match
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classic English charm.

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Happy Friday

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Clean and Neutral

After a colorful holiday celebration, we are naturally more attracted to a clean and neutral space, the space that helps us to clear our minds, reflects the past year and visions the future.  I just came across a few great designs today and would love to share some of them with you in this blog.

 

Here is the house by Tracy Hardenburg Designs  in Baltimore.  The high-ceiling, the neutral color palette and the clean-line architectural details make this home an elegant and quiet  refuge.

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Take a tour of this home

 

 

Interior designer Alyssa Kapito created a great  room for the 2017 Holiday House.

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Love the ceiling-to-floor window
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The neutral color palette makes this great room airy, light and open.
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Quiet and detail-oriented.
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Wood tones make the space warm and inviting.
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White upholstered sofa, chairs and drapery dominate the whole space and create a soothe heaven.

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Happy New Year

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Friday House Tour

Finally, we have a little bit cooler weather, about 90 degree. The daily temperature of the  whole week is averaged at 100 degree. So I regard today’s weather is a big bless. Yes, and it is Friday.  Friday’s color palette should be relaxing, soothe, cheerful yet something that gives you a totally fresh feeling and make you want to take a weekend adventure.  Welcome to Finnish designer Minna Parikka’s colorful Helsinki home.

 

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a typical Scandinavia decor yet with a lot of fashionable elements—the patterns, blush neutral background tones with pop of colors.  There are things but they are functional and arranged in a mindful way.
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A cheerful yet elegant refugee.
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Love the design on the cabinetry. Lucite coffee table under the cabinet brings the light and easiness to the space. Each piece here is an art piece yet they all have purposes.
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Crisp, clean with some pops of elegant color and fresh flowers. Love the chair design.
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Love the patterned floor tile.  Sauna room can be this neat at home!
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Shoes! shoes! shoes! What a fantacy!  I would put some treats here too.
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This photo tells all about Minna–fun, playful, feminine and elegant .

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Happy Friday

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Benjamin Moor ‘s Color of the Year 2018

Benjamin Moor’s design team spent a  year-long research journey to 30 cities across 12 countries, traveling nearly 100,000 miles. The team of seven Colour & Design experts attended more than 20 industry shows capturing more than 42,200 photos that illustrate points of inspiration from the arts, design, architecture, pop culture, fashion, home furnishings, and more. Their collective findings demonstrated an emergence of red hues, embodying the change, strength, confidence and vitality that permeates cultural movements around the world.   Today Benjamin Moor  announced their color of the year 2018—Caliente AF-290.  This warm red with hint of orange, is strong, cheerful, radiant and full of energy.

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Benjamin Moor Caliente AF-290

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The colour leader also unveiled Colour Trends 2018, a curated palette of 23 highly influential hues that enliven any room by adding depth and energy. The palette incorporates a full spectrum of reds, from hints of blush to deep oxbloods, while ensuring seamless pairings with a carefully selected range of whites, neutrals, and complementary bold hues. The Benjamin Moore Colour Trends 2018 palette includes:

  • Caliente AF-290
  • Deep Poinsettia 2091-30
  • Cherry Wine 2080-30
  • Cranberry Cocktail 2083-20
  • Texas Rose 2092-40
  • Pleasant Pink 2094-60
  • Saddle Soap 2110-30
  • Incense Stick 2115-20
  • Smoked Oyster 2109-40
  • Excalibur Gray 2118-50
  • Wolf Gray 2127-40
  • Stone 2112-40
  • Black Beauty 2128-10
  • Silver Marlin 2139-50
  • Carolina Gull 2138-40
  • Dreamy Cloud 2117-70
  • Moonshine 2140-60
  • Sharkskin 2139-30
  • Elk Horn AF-105
  • Peau de Soie AF-60
  • Golden Retriever 2165-30
  • White Opulence OC-69
  • Coastal Path AF-380

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Enjoy!

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Sherwin-Williams Color-mix forecast 2018

Sincerity—influenced by
Silence
Instagram
Minimalism
Hygge
Normcore

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Unity—influenced by

Roaming
Transculturalism
Community
Artisanal Crafts
Indigenous Patterns

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Connectivity—influenced by

Pop/Youth Culture
Techies
Virtual Reality
Productivity
Environmentalism

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