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Flower Color Meanings and Symbolism

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Flowers have a universal appeal. Whether planted in gardens, used in décor or given as gifts, flowers can enhance a range of holidays, occasions and scenarios. These delicate decorations have inspired great art, poetry, romantic love, encouragement, and higher states of consciousness.Scientific studies done at Rutger’s and other universities confirm the positive, uplifting effect that flowers can ...

What Your Lipstick Color Might Say About You

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Lipstick styles and color choices have evolved over the years, from the bright red of 1940s pinup girls to the frosty pinks of more recent decades. These days, just about anything goes in lip color, from Goth-inspired black or silver to purple or green to match a creative hair color choice. From traditional pinks and ...

Baby Nursery Color Schemes that are Trending Now

Decorating a baby’s room is part of the fun of anticipation and starting this next exciting chapter in life. The colors you choose will set the tone and atmosphere for these first years of your little one’s life. The following are some popular baby nursery room and décor color schemes that are trending now; use ...

The Feng Shui of Color

Everyone has experienced the effects of color on their mood. Whether it was how wearing a red dress or shirt made you feel more confident or the invigorating effect of a room painted bright yellow, colors have measurable effects on how we feel.Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art of optimizing the flow of energy, ...

How to Choose an Exterior Paint Color for Your House

In addition to protecting and preserving the resale value of your home, a new coat of paint can increase your home’s curb appeal and transform its overall aesthetic look. While selecting a paint color can seem challenging, there are some guidelines that can help you to choose the perfect shade and hue. Consider these tips ...

How to Choose a Paint Color for Every Room in Your House

While there’s a lot of latitude for creativity and personal preference when it comes to painting the interior of our homes, there are some color families that work better than others for specific rooms. If you don’t know where to start, consider these tips and guidelines for painting the different rooms of your home:Creating Kitchen ...