Suddenly I found myself in charge of picking colors and fixtures for the Washington house project. I’m not complaining at all, but I had to do it fast. How do you do that? You think of a theme and use that to eliminate choices.
For the interior colors I knew I wanted cool whites and grays. That made it easy to eliminate all the other colors! I wanted the majority of walls in the house to be very light, to make it look both bigger and brighter. I still wanted it to contrast a bit with white trim, however. Boom. I had no problem finding the beautiful opal-white that has just a touch of gray. I contrasted it with a very neutral gray that is dark enough to contrast but still not DARK. And the color on the left is for trim. Continue reading