For some time Alabaster SW 7008 has been a hot color. I've used it both inside and out for walls, trim and painted brick. Inside Alabaster reads a soft white, while outside it typically comes across much brighter. This is the tale of Alabaster used on two exteriors with very different results. In March of this year, just as Coronavirus was shutting everything down, I received a call from Gary in Atlanta who needed help. He was about to … [Read more...]
Trending Atlanta Exteriors 2018
If you have been wondering what's trending in Atlanta exteriors, you've come to the right place. You may be asking yourself, "Is white still in?" The answer is YES -- both inside and out. It was a couple of years ago -- in the fall of 2016 -- that four major paint companies all came out with whites as their "Color of the Year." Credit They were right on track, as whites have been all the rage ever since -- white kitchens, white … [Read more...]
What Is the Perfect Front Door Color For Your Home?
Are you searching high and low for the perfect front door color? How do you know if you should use something muted or bright, black or white, or anything else that you just happen to like? What are the parameters for selecting a front door color? A month or so ago I met with Dave in Sandy Springs for both an interior and exterior color consultation. We first worked outside. Once we had decided on the body, trim and shutter colors, he asked … [Read more...]
Sylvia Rocks Black Fox
The minute I stepped into Sylvia's home last March, I knew I was in for a treat. I saw immediately that the woman had an eye for design and was not afraid of color -- my dream client : ) I first noticed that her walls inside were a deep gray. Most people are not daring enough to go with color that rich throughout their home, but Sylvia was up for it. She also had lots of captivating, original artwork. As we began to talk she shared with me … [Read more...]