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Take a look at a few of my favorite 'noir' looks:  6ac11ab0827fbdf4b44874724e2650d2

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Color Preference: 9 Vibrant Interiors

When it comes to color, my preferences are most often earthy tones.  I like them best layered with patterns and mixed textures, but as of late I also find nature inspired colors very appealing.  When combined with  leather, metal and modern furnishings the statement that these hues provide is right up my stylist alley.  Here are a few examples of my type of colorful interiors where the application and hue are perfectly suited for each other.  From furnishings, floor to ceiling walls, to trims and ceilings, the refined use of color can make a big impact on your space.  Take a look:

Are you a lover of color?  If so, is it all out there or tamed like mine?

For more color inspirations follow my "For Color Inspiration" Pinboard here.  For color consultations and advice please contact me at debra@cocoonhome.com

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