Part II: Bold Paint Colors

So for Part 2 of our Fresh Paint Feature we have the fresh bold hues for those of you that like a bit more drama and a maybe a little edge to your decor. Here they are,  my favorite colors with real personalities. FRESH PAINT – BOLD: #1. Hague Blue – Farrow & Ball (The Mysterious One) It doesn’t get much deeper or moodier than this navy blue. It’s not too purple, not too green and just dark enough (which is quite dark depending on the lighting). The Balcony Gardener herself, Isabelle Palmer, (mentioned in my earlier posts about my own Balcony Garden here and here)…

Part I: Classic Paint Colors

When it comes to finding fresh and classic paint colors for your walls there’s the tried and true and there’s the bold statement colors. After recently spending many (many) hours looking for those perfect colors for my own place, I thought I’d share some of my finds along with some of my favorite selections from recent projects. Some are just classic so they’ll appear as fresh and relevant now as in a decade from now. And others are bold and beautiful allowing you to create spectacular statement moments in your decor. Whether you use them for an accent wall, the edge of a door, or…

Choosing Paint Colors For Your Walls

Choosing the right color can be a bit tricky… Sometimes it’s hard to decide whether to play safe with a neutral or go bold, sometimes you don’t know what colors go well with another you already have in that space, and sometimes you just don’t know why it looked so good at the store but you can’t get it right at home!   I find, when picking colors, it always helps to have a little inspiration. It really is all about finding what colors you are naturally drawn to and then choosing the best shades for your room. First, let’s…

Wall Coverings by Trove

I first saw one of Trove’s wallpapers at the elevator lobby of The Caribbean in Miami Beach. A black and white mural of birds flapping their wings caught my attention as I was waiting for the lift. I recently found the source of that spectacular wallpaper: Trove Line. A New York based wallpaper company founded in 2006, Trove seeks inspiration from nature and history for its designs. Their papers are truly unique. Using photography and digital manipulation to create ethereal images, they achieve great detail while still allowing repetition to create a suitable pattern for dressing up walls. Click here…