What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Let’s face it, deep luscious pink can be a hard color for your guy to “love” in the home,
but what’s love got to do with it anyway?  Really, there ought to be a place in every
gal’s décor scheme that puts her in touch with her feminine side. Pink is a positive color; its tranquil and soothing, making it the perfect backdrop for a restful bedroom.
Ronald Redding’s Boutonniere wallpaper design is exactly right in so many ways capturing the recent velvet tufted trend and providing the allure of an upholstered wall
with all of the practicality of wallpaper.

Or perhaps your décor is just a little more contemporary?  Try a feature wall behind the sofa with York’s Toss the Bouquet design, glistening with just a touch of silver glitter;
or a powder room with Jackie Oh! the hot new houndstooth design, both from
York’s Risky Business.

Risky Businesses:  Toss the Bouquet RB4261, Jackie Oh! RB4269

Pink balances a room.  Think of it as the sublime melding of the passion and power of red, softened with the purity, and openness of white. Try an accent chair or throw caution to the wind and make a statement with walls, furniture and accent pieces; he’ll love you for its “all is right with the world” effect and you can return the favor next month and re-do his man cave!  You’ve got to love the balance!

From Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=pink+velvet+rooms
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From A to Zebra

I continue to be amazed at the amount of wallpaper designs our studio produces each year.  And often those designs have an interesting history.

When he purchased a silk tie in the early 1980’s, Ronald Redding, our VP of Design had no way of knowing it would serve as inspiration for one of his own designs thirty years later. As Ron told me:

Back when our management team wore suits to work, I had a large collection of ties. And naturally, I was drawn to the more unique designs. During one of my many trips to historic Williamsburg I purchased a zebra-print tie. The color and artistry really attracted me, but I don’t think I ever wore the tie.

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