“Designer Notebook”: Finding Your Home’s Color Palette – Part III

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette

Our next inspiration for developing a color palette for your home is…
north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette
The artist has already done a lot of hard work in narrowing down colors and composition. Works of art from poster art to fine oil paintings provide a nice “jumping off point” for a room or an entire home. Just be certain that it is a work of art that truly make your heart sing!!

Let’s start with very affordable “poster art”…

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette

These pieces are quiet different, while both provide great “jumping off points”!

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette
A neutral taupe wall color might be the start of this pallet with deeper taupe, tan, and chocolate for upholstery, with accents of red and pink and lime green. This could be a very traditional concept or a more transitional look.

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette

This piece might allow for a more bold and colorful palette with sand or stone wall color (or even to turquoise!) with bold lime and red accents. This might be a more transitional interior, where the “Bazaar” might provide a transitional or even a very country French or country English look!

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette

One might develop a very sophisticated contemporary scheme and palette from this print…with shades of white, gray and black with bold red geometric prints as accents.

A neutral but warm color palette might be developed with shades of gray/green, whites, and browns, with pops of terra cotta for accents from this lovely piece.

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette

An entire blue and white palette could be developed from this traditional paining, with the gold, browns, and tans used only in wood tones.

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette

I love this fun painting for a start on almost any style interior!

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley helps choose homes color palette

My creative mind is seeing many schemes from this painting and there are unlimited paint, wallpaper, and fabric choices to give you a delightful room or entire house!

north carolina interior designer and author kathryn greeley

north carolina interior designer kathryn greeley author of the collected tabletop

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2 Responses to “Designer Notebook”: Finding Your Home’s Color Palette – Part III

  1. Franki Parde says:

    My entire cottage colors came from a piece of tile purchased at the Hearst Castle gift center. 🙂 franki

  2. Kathryn says:

    How fun Franki!

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