more about: color

A touch of whimsy

Channel your inner child with these flights of fancy for indoors and out.

Room We Love: A Kids’ Room with a Painting Trick

In a room with zero architectural features, try this trick: Paint a color two-thirds up the wall, and the top one-third white. (Strong colors could make ceilings seem lower, so we favor neutrals for this.) The color becomes a frame for furniture and a no-fail hanging guide for art.

Links We Love: Just Crazy Enough to Work

This week we’re doing a hat-tip to ideas that make us shake our heads in disbelief. Impossible? Perhaps at first glance. Yet these surprising hacks demonstrate the power of ingenuity. Upcycling ideas that will blow your mind. (Like a votive made out of an orange peel—what?!) 10 happiness-inducing paint colors. Hint: It’s all about the pastels. 9 unusual cleaning tricks […]

New Paint Colors Inspired by the West

      Golden Gate Bridge: 1. Charlotte’s Locks 2. Parma Grey 3. Great White 4. Yukutori SF Girl by Bay (and Girl We Adore) Victoria Smith recently curated a collection of Farrow & Ball’s paint colors and wallpapers into a San Francisco-inspired palette. The three colors and one wallpaper above are part of her nod to the Golden Gate Bridge (I’ll […]