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Creating a Stress-Free Home

Ok, so maybe we're over-promising just a little with the title on this one. Creating a completely stress-free home is a pretty big task, but not necessarily an impossible one. Here are some of our favorite tips for reducing stress at home.

Pick soothing paint colors

Surrounding yourself with calm and relaxing colors can have a soothing effect on your mind and can help aid in concentration. Common calming colors include blues and greens, as they remind us of calming things in nature - the ocean, the sky, a quiet field.

Black is Back!

The color black has been steadily trending on the design scene. From dramatic touches of the dark color to entire rooms blanketed in it, black is back and it looks like it’s sticking around! One of the latest trends we’re seeing with black is using it to paint interior trim and doors. And we’re liking it…

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How Color Affects Our Mood

We all have our own personal taste when it comes to color. Some people are drawn to bright, bold colors while others prefer softer, calmer colors. While perceptions of color are somewhat subjective, there are some color effects that have universal meaning.

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Color Trends - Summer 2012

Are you ready for a change? Do you walk into a room and dream of a new look? Then snap a photo of your space and head to your computer to ‘envision’ that new color. Envision is Diamond Vogel’s color visualizer found at diamondvogel.com/color/envision that offers easy color visualization and idea planning.