Got Color?

I’m feeling colorful today! (No worries, I’ll keep it in check! Ha!)

When trying to make your home and welcome and cozy space, sometimes it’s hard to decide what to do as far as color is concerned. Are you a color person? Do you like to see bright colors everywhere, or even small hints of color? Or would you rather everything be a bit more neutral?

I have specific color schemes for each room in our house.  Surprise surprise, right? I like to experiment and change things up, so it was an opportunity for me to have a little fun! However, I also know people who want their entire home decorated within one color scheme. That works for them, so I think it’s great!

At my house…

Garage: (Don’t laugh, you haven’t seen my garage yet!) Teals, reds, whites and grays
Kitchen: navy blues, silvers, whites and grays
Master Bedroom: teals and browns
Master Bathroom: browns
Living Room: browns and burgundies
Dining Room: browns, burgundies and greens
Office: reds, whites and blacks
Guest Bedroom: blues, browns, creams
Guest Bathroom: greens, browns, creams and whites
Project Room: (this is not decorated yet – it’s totally empty right now but I want it to be in navy blues, lime greens and whites)

Why the plurals, you might ask? Because there is always going to be that time that you find the perfect accessory, but it’s not QUITE the same color as what you were looking for. You figure, it’s going across the room from the other color, it will still work. And you get it in the room, and it looks awesome! So you keep it and decide you might want more of that color in the room, too! Am I the only one that happens to?!

Anyways, in looking for good color combinations when I get stuck, I tend to turn to Pinterest. I actually have a board there called Color Schemes, so I wanted to share my top 10 favorite color schemes with all of you, hoping they’ll spark some great ideas! (The majority of these come from Jessica at Design Seeds – definitely take some time to check out that blog! She is brilliant!)

Here we go…

10. Shabby Chic – vintage and peaceful. I see this as either a female’s bedroom, or it would be beautiful for an office!

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Wondrous Websites

From time to time, in all of my pinning and blog-reading and social networking, I come across some new websites that I’ve never seen, heard of, or thought of using or searching for. I want to share some of those with you today!

1. Organize (www.organize.com)

Okay, so I’ve known about this site for a good long while now, but I keep encountering folks who don’t! If you haven’t heard of it, you MUST check it out, immediately! You can search organizational products by room – it’s really quite fabulous! I’ve ordered many things from them, and have never had any issues. AND, right now, they are having a sale on garage storage and organization! (Which I need, as it’s becoming clear that my husband is waiting on me to organize his tools…instead of organizing them on his own…and doesn’t seem to care that I’m tired of digging in moving boxes for a hammer…ummm…what was I saying?) Check out this site!

Organize

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