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2019 Color Predictions Part 2: Green
The Grass is Green...
 Green is both Calming and Energetic as demonstrated in this Sitting Area by Nicole Hollis.

Green is both Calming and Energetic as demonstrated in this Sitting Area by Nicole Hollis.

 Kitchen Cabinets like these from Devol Kitchens really become quite special with a color on them. Green is a pretty safe bet for one that you won’t get sick of given it is all around us.

Kitchen Cabinets like these from Devol Kitchens really become quite special with a color on them. Green is a pretty safe bet for one that you won’t get sick of given it is all around us.

 And here she is just showing off (Jean Stoffer Design)

And here she is just showing off (Jean Stoffer Design)

Stay Green! Cheers, Megan

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When creating Calm and Peaceful Interiors I always look to colors that exist in Nature. I am excited for the deeper, richer and more intense Jewel tones of the many shades of Green in the coming design year. Here are just a few examples.


 This Shelfie from Room for Tuesday is truly enhanced by the adjacent accent wall of green.

This Shelfie from Room for Tuesday is truly enhanced by the adjacent accent wall of green.

 You had me at Hello, Peter Legge & Associates.

You had me at Hello, Peter Legge & Associates.

 Country Kitchen meet 2019. (Taylor and Taylor Designs)

Country Kitchen meet 2019. (Taylor and Taylor Designs)

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2019 Color Predictions Part 1: Black & White
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Here we are rounding the corner to the Holiday season which means 2019 is just around the other side of the bend. The good news is if you’re in the market for any big ticket items this season there are many sales to take advantage of and gifts that you will hopefully be getting! Here are my 2019 Color Predictions to set you up right for decorating in the New Year. Cheers! Megan

When the World seems crazy, there is comfort in Black and White.
 One Black Accent Wall makes all the difference in this design by Kimmy Intx.

One Black Accent Wall makes all the difference in this design by Kimmy Intx.

 Sticking to a restrained color palette can be tricky but rewarding like this Front Porch from Plank and Pillow.

Sticking to a restrained color palette can be tricky but rewarding like this Front Porch from Plank and Pillow.

 Often you can take existing design elements and transform them incredibly with a coat of paint and a new light fixture. This Traditional Powder Room from Park and Oak Design looks stunning.

Often you can take existing design elements and transform them incredibly with a coat of paint and a new light fixture. This Traditional Powder Room from Park and Oak Design looks stunning.

 Let the hierarchy of materials help you in your design decisions like Eye Swoon did in her Kitchen. Walls - White, Wood - Black.

Let the hierarchy of materials help you in your design decisions like Eye Swoon did in her Kitchen. Walls - White, Wood - Black.

 I have always wanted to do this to my floor…Nice Yin and Yang in here from Adam Hunter.

I have always wanted to do this to my floor…Nice Yin and Yang in here from Adam Hunter.

 Cynthia Harper went bold with her Black Accent Wall in this Bedroom. A little does go a long way with this color scheme.

Cynthia Harper went bold with her Black Accent Wall in this Bedroom. A little does go a long way with this color scheme.

 Metallics pop so well on Black so take advantage of this trend now while it’s hot!

Metallics pop so well on Black so take advantage of this trend now while it’s hot!

 Disc Interiors, successfully keeping only what brings you joy.

Disc Interiors, successfully keeping only what brings you joy.

 Joyce Downing Pickens reflects the Art in the Furnishings in this Seating Area.

Joyce Downing Pickens reflects the Art in the Furnishings in this Seating Area.

Blue Bathrooms_Design Inspirations for your Room Lift

Hello Fellow Remodelers! Having been in the Interior Design business for over 15 years I have seen a LOT of construction. But there is nothing quite like living through it in your own home. I feel you. I’m currently in the middle of a Bathroom and a Kitchen renovation. Why I chose to do those two essential rooms at the very same time is now a complete mystery to everyone who lives in my house but it made sense at the outset.


 Abi Interiors simple and clean Tub with a great coat of Blue Paint.

Abi Interiors simple and clean Tub with a great coat of Blue Paint.

 Matty Brum uses a simple Tile in a fabulous color as an accent wall behind the Vanity.

Matty Brum uses a simple Tile in a fabulous color as an accent wall behind the Vanity.

 Rpbinsprong Wallpapers shows us that you don’t always have to be Matchy-matchy for a great impact. I am curious what happens to the water in this bathroom….

Rpbinsprong Wallpapers shows us that you don’t always have to be Matchy-matchy for a great impact. I am curious what happens to the water in this bathroom….

 Modern is the word in this Bathroom from Cersaie. That low counter with a deep “bucket” style sink is a wonder.

Modern is the word in this Bathroom from Cersaie. That low counter with a deep “bucket” style sink is a wonder.

 Cecily Mendell’s Vertical Tile meeting the veigned marble and Iron-Framed glass is out of this world.

Cecily Mendell’s Vertical Tile meeting the veigned marble and Iron-Framed glass is out of this world.


If you’re just at the beginning of the process and looking for some inspiration, here is a round up of some Blue Bathrooms that I found inspirational. Whether your budget is small or large, there is something here for everyone. Here’s hoping your rooms will be just as inspirational when all is said and done! Cheers! Megan

 Traditional with a Colorful Twist from Dogs and Design. You can easily take an existing wooden vanity and transform the whole room with a Bold coat of paint.

Traditional with a Colorful Twist from Dogs and Design. You can easily take an existing wooden vanity and transform the whole room with a Bold coat of paint.

 A very small amount of this ultra-interesting Tile goes a long way with an ultra-shiny painted finish on the rest of the walls in this Bathroom from Made About the House.

A very small amount of this ultra-interesting Tile goes a long way with an ultra-shiny painted finish on the rest of the walls in this Bathroom from Made About the House.

 Even a peek into this stunning Bathroom from Samai is exciting.

Even a peek into this stunning Bathroom from Samai is exciting.

 Sometimes all you need is one accent wall of a simple and classic Hexagon Tile in a Bold Color to turn a space up three notches. Thanks for this great showcase of that Uniplex Construction!

Sometimes all you need is one accent wall of a simple and classic Hexagon Tile in a Bold Color to turn a space up three notches. Thanks for this great showcase of that Uniplex Construction!

 Luxe By Design AU acknowledges that not much splashing is going to happen in this tub with the wooden surround in this beautiful electric blue. Beware of this choice if you have kiddos in the tub…

Luxe By Design AU acknowledges that not much splashing is going to happen in this tub with the wooden surround in this beautiful electric blue. Beware of this choice if you have kiddos in the tub…

 Scrumbles Living shows us here how simple can be beautiful. Using only a minimum amount of a standard issue white square tile, the painted walls in this bathroom that is tucked under the roofline with a glorious skylight and plants abundant, are stellar.

Scrumbles Living shows us here how simple can be beautiful. Using only a minimum amount of a standard issue white square tile, the painted walls in this bathroom that is tucked under the roofline with a glorious skylight and plants abundant, are stellar.