This is the post in which we say goodbye. We’re both leaving our respective jobs at Beliefnet, and so it’s time to step away from the blog. So, this is the post in which we say goodbye…by saying thank you. Thank you to you, the readers, for clicking and visiting and sharing the myriad ways […]
And it’s apple green. Like, seriously apple green.
The kitchen will be blue, green, and white, with the green counter, blue accents in the backsplash and on the walls, and fresh white cabinets. It’s bold, I tell you, bold!
And why not? My friend Dilshad had the perfect response when I worried aloud that the colors were too “out there.” She said simply, “Go bold or go home.”
Her words left me inspired anew to hold fast to my vision for a light-drenched, happy kitchen that’s alive, healthful, and ready to host me for years of nourishment as the center point of our home.
And to me, “alive and healthful” means color. Real color, not different shades of beige. Colors that make me happy and that stand out against the clean backdrop of white. Go bold or go home, indeed. Actually, I’ll take it further–go bold at home. Restful neutrals are for bedrooms (maybe…), but a kitchen should have some splash.
So ends my sermon – as you can see I’m a little bit excited about the move and the possibilities of a fresh new look to our lives.
Thoughts? Please dish with me – how do you use color in your home design decisions?
Oh, and check out this post I wrote back in March about how to choose an uplifting paint color using the color wheel.