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Fall color is all around, and today we wanted to give some much-deserved love to orange-inspired design. While we don't always think of this hue as a traditional staple of the home design color palette, orange can be so much more than just an October one-off. When placed with creativity, art and skill, it's a...
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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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Ideas for Colored Front Door -- Catherine French Design - Chapel Hill
Does your house lack a certain something from the street? Let us suggest a quick fix – a bold colored front door. There’s just something about a bold, fun, energizing colored front door that makes us all giddy inside! It has personality, and much like the people that live inside, displays a flair for creativity...
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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┬áto inspire you, along...
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We love many things here at Catherine French Design; shopping, designing, looking at what other designers are doing, dreaming up design boards for nonexistent spaces… you get the idea. So in the spirit of Christmas, we have challenged ourselves to a TDN Team Holiday Competition. The competition involves each team member going to The Design...
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How to do orange decor and accents.
Orange as a color strategy isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind. Let’s face it, the color can often come off as a LITTLE MUCH. But you know what? We’re gonna go ahead and say that you should give it a chance. Depending on how you do it, orange can bring a great...
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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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Breakfast Area with Orange Accents
Good morning, y’all. I’m back on the blog today with an image heavy post in a continuation of our Artist Retreat series. Today, it’s a photograph explosion of the breakfast area and den. I am going to dub this as my orange crush, because let’s be serious, I am truly crushing on this space. When...
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Home First Impression - French Door Bell Sign
Let’s talk first impressions. A big part of our work here at Catherine French Design is bringing┬áboth balance and that “wow” factor into a space. This can happen in many different ways, but one of my favorite personal design challenges for each new client we take on is to set the stage and hint at...
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Every client has a design problem that leads them to reach out for help. In the case of this client, it all started with their living room. A long, rectangular formal living room in a traditional historic house is often resolved here in the South with a traditional color palette and endless symmetry. For this  accomplished, artistic...
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