Yesterday, we showed you a sublimely neutral space. Today we thought we’d go in the other direction and look at some of the most colorful spaces we’ve designed. We’ve featured a few of these images before on our blog, but we’re presenting them all to you again today.
One of the most iconic rooms we’ve designed is from a home in our hometown of Rosemary Beach, Florida. Paige took the opportunity to do something unexpected in the home’s laundry room and had the cabinets painted bright red!
To punch up the red paint, matching red subway tile brings the color up onto the wall. Glossy black trim, windows and doors create more visual punch. [photo by Michael Granberry]
Color doesn’t have to be bold to have an impact. In the Kitchen of an Auburn, Alabama home, Paige and Anna Kay chose a fresh french green for the cabinets.
Pale countertops and a healthy dose of beautiful stained wood floors–repeated in the long grain butcherblock island countertop–balance out the green and create a warm and inviting space. [photo by Colleen Duffley]
An otherwise neutral room can sometimes be transformed with just one element of bright color. In this Rosemary Beach bathroom, Paige selected cobalt blue glazed tile for the wall behind the bathtub.
Blue and white is a time-honored scheme but here it’s presented in a fresh and unique way. We love how the sleek lines of the bathtub are accented against the bright tiled wall.
In a Watersound, Florida home the color scheme throughout is decidedly neutral. Pale leather chairs, chocolate brown accents and linen-colored walls create a serene space. One bright piece of artwork though, placed over the fireplace, creates an exciting accent to the scheme. In the foreground, a simple grouping of green apples freshens up the tablescape.
[photo by Michael Granberry]
We love an all white room for its crisp peacefulness — but add a bright accent and an all white space comes alive instantly.
In this Alys Beach, Florida home, Paige and Anna Kay added colorful quilts and shams from Anthropologie which instantly make the space fun and fresh. A lime green silk shade tops a lamp by Stray Dog Designs, which is available through our shop. [photo by Michael Granberry]
How do you add color to your home? Are you brave enough to paint cabinets a bright color, or does a pillow, piece of artwork or colorful quilt at the foot of a bed add enough for your taste? Tell us, we are having so much fun hearing from everyone this week as our Comment Contest continues! Remember you can comment once per day to be entered to win.