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Inspired By Color: Gray + Red

The inspiration image for today’s color scheme is such a great study in contrast!  Crisp red accents are a simple yet arresting and energetic burst of color against the beautifully weathered wood in shades of gray.  Warm and inviting with the sense that it has a story to tell.

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In this color scheme, red is definitely the dominant player, even in small doses. Bold, inviting, energetic, and dramatic, it’s typically not a color that can be easily ignored.

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The Friday 5: Color, Collections, Organization and More

1. BHG recently announced their 2015 Color Palette.  Here’s what they had to say about it “Hello, optimism! 2015 is all about a new outlook in vibrant color: greens as lush as a tropical leaf, chameleonlike corals, and grays that drip with drama.”  Thoughts?

The Colors

(In other color of the year news: Benjamin Moore chose Guilford Green, Sherwin Williams chose Coral Reef,  Pantone chose Marsala, and Elle Decor interviewed designers for their color choice.)

2.  The white vases on this fireplace mantel are a perfect example of why it’s more effective to group a collection of items together than to scatter them around the room.  It not only creates order but has much more impact.  source

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