Think Outside Of The Shabby Chic Old White Box…

white….   White….   …..  W H I T E…

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White…..

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Honest,

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 I  like white…

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I just have a hard time looking and not imagining a little color…

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This big armoire could be such a breathtaker…. right now, for me, it just blends into everything else….

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Same with this space –   that trim could be beautiful,  or the chest or desk finished more than the walls…  sometimes white can be blah…

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This chest has an antiqued finish, and the mirror isn’t white…  for sure, neutral is easy to play other colors off –  the soft pink fabrics…

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Still very neutral to me but I don’t think any of it is white…

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I like the dark with the light…

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Looking through old photos on my laptop,  I had to share this one and say  I love these drapes, even though the photo doesn’t pertain to white rooms :)

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Just a little pop…

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This quote, from Post and Courier:

“The idea of personalization is becoming stronger and stronger,” Schuneman says. “People are wanting their homes to reflect a more unique perspective.”

A color could be bold…

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it could be more subtle…

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I can imagine a white chest,  but this Moroccan finish is striking  –  I love it with the bed and the bedding…

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White desk, white chair, white bed works,  so does a punch of color for this lucky little girl.  Sometimes I wonder if its us that want things to look a certain way,  but if we left it up to others in the house it might be more colorful?

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I could get lost in this corner, and feel cozy at home, just as I could in a white cocoon….

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Purple to the max, it actually grows on me, but the black/white patterns on the fabrics are distracting me…   I love that bold dresser, with the big numbers…

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With a new year come new trends in home design and decorating. Among them: paler walls contrasted with colorful furniture, and plenty of personal expression, design experts say. Sara Dorio, HGTV

I wonder what the walls would have looked like blended with shades purple?

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I’ve saved this picture for years on my computer – have always loved this bank of drawers, all finished differently, from Jason Lucas  –  THIS would catch my eye when I walked in a room…

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To me, white is easy…. how challenging is it to have everything be the same?   Pulling in a piece using color takes a little more effort…

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I based this cabinet in a soft white, but gave the top a little color -

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A surprise of color INSIDE!

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Start with a color but use white as a wash, like I did with this piece below…

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So many people walk into our store and comment that they came in looking for white but were drawn to all the color….   I am finding people just need to SEE options…  seeing opens their horizon of finish choices.

This Caromal Colours Barnworn finish, using Textured Basecoat Mustard, Chipping Creme, Chocolate, and Toner ,  sells every time it lands on a piece -

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It catches the eye of even those coming in for WHITE things…

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Caromal Colours Textured Basecoat Peppercorn, Metallic Silver Stencil

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This was a light pale green, with some blue and bronze and dark wax, a functional piece  with a pretty finish that would work in most spaces.

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American Paint Company Liberty, Born on the Fourth of July, Vintage Dark Wax and metallic stencil

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5 responses to “Think Outside Of The Shabby Chic Old White Box…

  1. Sweet things I’m tempted to come to a workshop! Keep up the fabulous finishes!!

  2. Amen, to a bit of color in our lives!

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