Sunday, July 20, 2014

Rocket Painting

Another painting for a sweet boy's room that I did awhile ago, but haven't posted. I did one for his older brother that was an airplane and train. I thought a rocket would be a great addition to their room.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Using Color in Your Interiors

It's been a long while since I've posted on my blog and I've started to focus more on building up an interior design business in Cincinnati. This is the first blog post on my interior design website. I wanted to post it here as well.  

Using Color in Your Interiors

Among the many aspects of design color plays an important role in the space of an interior.  Color can evoke emotions and influence a person’s behavior.  Studies have been reported that children tested in colorful rooms earned higher IQ scores than children who tested in neutral toned rooms. Colors can visually trick our minds in thinking a space is bigger or smaller than it actually is by the color selected. Something to remember when you are painting a room, paint it a light color if you want it to appear larger. If you want the space to feel more intimate then paint it a darker color. The same can be done with painting a ceiling.  The height of it can appear higher or lower depending on the paint color.
To address the subject of color affecting our mood or evoking an emotion we will take a look at the different colors and what feelings they give. Warm colors such as red, orange, yellow are active colors.  When using a warm color remember that they will seem to appear closer than they are. Cool colors such as blue, green, purple are restful colors and would be great for a bedroom.
I’m a huge fan of color and tend to use it more in my furniture, accessories and artwork. I love to see pops of color or an accent wall with a bold color. It really makes a statement!