Fashion Friday: Orange

August 4, 2011 § Leave a comment

Welcome to our second edition of Fashion Friday! This week we are exploring the fabulous color that is ORANGE!

Orange is such a fun, bright, zesty color! Now many people shy away from orange because of those characteristics, but if done tastefully there is nothing to be afraid of.  In fact adding orange to your house in a correct way it can show off your bold, creative and stylish side.  

Here’s how orange can brighten up your wardrobe and make even the gloomiest day happy!

The bright orange wall mixed with the clean whites and colorful painting give this dining room a fresh and fun look.f

I love orange and gray together.  Such a chic and classic look!

The fun patterns and bright colors give this room a more oriental vibe.  Don’t you just love the pop of turquoise?

I LOVE how orange is used with cream in this room. It just looks so soft and elegant. Like you’re livin the California dream!

Below are some fun orange accessories from Jonathan Adler. Any one of these can brighten up a room in a snap!

At 4 Love we pulled together some fabulous orange fabric swatches. If you are interested in reupholstering an old couch or making some new orange pillows to spice up your home please contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help!

Now orange ya glad you checked out our blog today? :)


Fashion Friday:Blue

July 22, 2011 § Leave a comment

Welcome to our first weekly Fashion Friday blog post, YAY! Every Friday from now on we’ll have a post called Fashion Friday. This will feature what’s hot and trendy in the fashion world and show you how you can incorporate it into your home! Fashion design and interior design go hand in hand, and now we’re going to show you how you can pull from you own personal taste in fashion and make it a part of your home as well as your wardrobe.

The first trend we will be featuring is the color BLUE. Blue is versatile color that can go with well with many other shades.  It also has a wide range of emotions that can be drawn from it.  It can bring a freshness to a room or create a soothing feeling. Bright turquoises and cobalts can add a pop of color, where as navy blues and soft gray blues can tone down a room without boring you to death.

Here’s how blue can create a fresh summery look in fashionHere are some examples of how different shades of blue can create a unique feel to different rooms. 

^ The light blues in this room mixed with the brown and cream give this room a fresh look

^ The darker blues mixed with the greys and wood details give this room a rustic feel.

^In this room the navy blues is added in the accents in the pillows, lamp shade and the wall paint.

^Turquoise can be a sassy color, but notice how it doesn’t scream at you as much when paired with beige.

These are a variety of blue fabric swatches that we pulled at 4 Love

As you can see blue is a very versatile color that create a wide variety of emotions.  Blue is one of the most basic colors and one of the easiest to decorate. And its gender neutral, which is great when you want to add color to a room without it becoming too feminine. 

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