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Catherine French Design - Color Crush: Black
If you’re anything like me, you decided to sit out last week on the fight-to-the-death, battle royale, hot, steamy mess that is the experience of going out and shopping on Black Friday. Seriously, you’re liable to lose a limb if you get stuck between all the hustle and bustle of the hordes of shoppers hoppin’...
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Catherine French Design - Color Me Fall Yall
I know, I know. It’s hot, muggy, and I’m watching torrential rain outside my window from a hurricane, but I have ALL THE EXCITEMENT for cooler weather, sweaters, boots & hot drinks. Let’s just stop and dream about how one day soon (I hope!) it’s going to finally feel like fall, y’all. Can you see...
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Use Navy blue as a great alternative to black
You know what time it is… TREND ALERT TIME. Color is probably one of the most impactful ways of affecting the overall feeling of an interior space. Whether you’re going for a sense of airiness, edge, energy, or calm, the hues you use can get you there. We’ve noticed a trend this year towards, you guessed it,...
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Interior Design Color Ideas: Winter Combinations
Beautiful colors surround us through all seasons of the year, and often it’s Spring and Fall that are often showcased for the most stunning hues. But I have found that Winter can offer the most intriguing combinations – sometimes from the most unexpected sources. Here are a few stunning Winter color combinations to inspire you, along...
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Autumn is the Prettiest Color
Well, here we are again. Look up and before you know it, the humidity has left. The days of feeling like you could almost swim through the Summer air are a distant memory. Things are starting to get all bristly. Each season brings with it an opportunity for inspiration, and there’s really nothing more beautiful...
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Millennial Pink ideas
Blush. Rose Quartz. Millennial Pink. Tumblr Pink. Scandi Pink. Call it what you may – what we can all agree on is that this color will Not. Go. Away. Despite murmurs that we may have hit peak pink, it looks like this delightful, lighthearted yet edgy hue continues to demand our attention. In recent years,...
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Spring Color Inspo Boards
After a bit of start and go, it seems like Spring has finally sprung here in North Carolina. I was taking a walk the other day and couldn’t get over how stunning the flowers are at this time of year. It was a little too much beauty, honestly. I had to go back inside… As...
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How to use Bold Floral Patterns
Interior design trends are fascinating to watch. More than just a random selection of aesthetically pleasing motifs, trends usually reflect something that’s happening in the culture at a given moment. Floral patterns – or, lovingly known as GRANNY FLORALS – have sprung up all over the place. Maybe it’s the speed of our lives or...
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Painting a Ceiling to Look Wonderful
Ok, so, in recent posts we’ve talked about how we think 2017 is about to get colorful. And we’ve discussed the different ways to colorfully accent your walls. But I’m going to guess there’s an area of your home that you haven’t thought to enhance with color – because most of us don’t. That’s right. ...
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2017 - The Year of Color Inspriation
All the blogs are putting forth their 2017 interiors forecasts and you know what? We’re going to make our own design prediction here. After seeing a lot of gray and white spaces in recent years, we think 2017 is… wait for it… the year of color. Pantone has of course announced it’s 2017 color of...
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