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Decorating with Grays

Gray is a sensuous alternative to white and beige.

The most common neutrals used in home design are shades of white, beige, ivory, and cream. Gray is a surprising and elegant alternative choice that’s flexible and sensuous and never drab or mousy, despite its stereotype.

Most often, gray is a peaceful, easy color that makes a room feel serene, although it can be edgy and super modern when it’s used for elements like concrete flooring and countertops.

Darker grays can be a focal point of your room.

Gray isn’t only a neutral; darker and more intense shades of gray can be a focal point of your color scheme rather than a background shade.

If you’d like to start small with a touch of gray, consider drapery, throw pillows, table and bed linens, lamps, artwork and wall paint.

Larger design features include:

  • Kitchen cabinets or counters
  • Window coverings
  • Rugs and carpeting
  • Upholstered furniture
  • Tile and stone 

Gray pairs well with other colors.

Gray is seldom a pure mix of black and white. Its range includes cool and warm tones, because most shades of gray incorporate touches of blue, yellow, pink, green or other colors.

Gray plays well with other colors, because it allows them to grab all the notice. Perfect to pair with gray are: red, blue, white, pink, gold, black, brown and white.

Want to clear away the drab and mousy in your home decor? Plan on adding gray this year!

For more ideas and help with your next design project, contact us here at Bright Line Custom Blinds. 

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Window Treatments for Kitchen Remodel

Window Treatments for Kitchen Remodel

Remodeling a kitchen can be a fun project, but some things tend to get overlooked. No, we’re not talking about that crown molding near the floor, we’re talking windows! It’s easy to bypass the window area in a kitchen when it comes to changing everything up, but soon you’ll see why it’s wise to keep those windows on the top of your to-do list!

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Friday, July 6, 2018

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Window Treatments for Kitchen Remodels

Window Treatments for Kitchen Remodels

Remodeling a kitchen can be a fun project, but some things tend to get overlooked. No, we’re not talking about that crown molding near the floor, we’re talking windows! It’s easy to bypass the window area in a kitchen when it comes to changing everything up, but soon you’ll see why it’s wise to keep those windows on the top of your to-do list!

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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Create A Spa Bathroom

Create A Spa Bathroom

We all love a beautiful spa bathroom when we’re on a luxury vacation. Why not enjoy that luxury every day of the year while we’re at home, too? 

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