December 2017/January 2018

A Touch of Peppermint

Dec 8, 2017 Gina Stephens
Just like a strategically placed candy cane on the branches of a Christmas tree, a touch of red and white brings some cheer to your home for the holiday season. Commit to a bright sofa […]
November 2017

Stay Golden

Nov 13, 2017 Gina Stephens
You’ve likely got some in your jewelry collection but gold is great to decorate your home with, too. A gold-trimmed lamp or a touch of gold paint lends a warm and whimsical feel that’s perfect […]

Color Crave: Complex Blues

Sep 22, 2017 Caitlin Harrison
Blue is a favorite color of most people. It’s nature’s color for water and sky; it is cold, wet and slow as compared to red’s fire and intensity. Blue has more complex and contradictory meanings […]
March 2017

Color Crave: Striking Stripes

Mar 13, 2017 Caitlin Harrison
Who needs contradictory shades when you can create a stunning combination in the same color tones? Just play with the width of the stripes and keep them vertical. “Stripes are a bold statement just by […]
March 2017

Lost & Found

Mar 1, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
After a decade, a community service mural finally gets a new home For more than a decade, a small community mural project languished unfinished. It was housed in the old Osceola Recording Studios before the studio […]
November 2016

Scarlet Fever

Nov 14, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Deep, rich reds invigorate and invite the holidays in. Use in large doses or to add small pops of color to soothing neutrals. “I love Benjamin Moore 2080-20 Patriot Red. It is a rich, saturated […]
Close up of front door
November 2015

Front & Center

Oct 28, 2015 Sarah Fallows
Kate Nisbet knew her front door needed a makeover when she first bought her Raleigh home in Midtown’s Lakemont neighborhood. But the home’s neutral exterior—white painted brick, black shutters and grey roof—gave her a blank […]
Benjamin Moore Silhouette
November 2015

Color Crave: Espresso

Oct 28, 2015 Sarah Fallows
We Like Espresso Deep browns make any room feel cozy, snug and secure…think cocoon. Go bold with your pillows, rugs and accessories. “Tanner Brown looks almost black in low lighting, but it turns brown when […]