I wonder if the design world is very slowly moving past cool grays? For as long as I've been a designer grays have been IT. Erin (who owns Isabella) tells me of the days when dark chocolate brown and blues were the thing, and then came along gray.
I start to wonder because I have been SO drawn to warm taupe-y "French Grays" lately. Like this color:
I presented a plan to a new design client with this color for the walls:
Here is my favorite use of Brandon Beige that I have seen:
SO pretty. One of my lifelong dreams is to buy a brick house and paint it white. Someday...
Here is Brandon Beige inside:
For all of you out there who went gray crazy.. don't worry. It's not going anywhere ANY time soon. And remember, I'm right there with you:
My 'Gunmetal Gray' by Benjamin Moore bedroom
But I've definitely had my eye on warm beige-y grays lately!
I also have my eye on plate walls. I love them (in dining rooms) and I really really want to do one in our dining room. I was hoping to do one before Thanksgiving, but I want to give my bank account a break after tiling the bathrooms. But someday!
The best plate wall ever:
Plates & a mirror!
Angie Hranowsky's Plate Wall:
I also have my eye on small Christmas trees lately! We are traveling for Christmas, and this year I really want to do a small, real tree sitting on the skirted table in our family room.