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Bedroom Blues

Jan-20-2012 By creatingyourspace

We’re not talking the emotional blues when we say bedroom blues. Blue in the bedroom is a beautiful color that creates a soothing and relaxing space. Blue is typically used for boys’ rooms, but this doesn’t mean it has to be a masculine only color. The range of blue colors means that there is probably a blue out there that will work with your floor color and bedroom furniture color.

This Mediterranean style bedroom uses blue accents to bring a pop of color to an otherwise neutral space. Neutral walls and a stone or concrete floor create a cool feeling in the room. Adding in rich blue accents in the throw on the bed and the mirror on the wall add a bit of energy to the room.  The energy isn’t the same as if the accents were red or orange. The cool tones of the blue color are typically thought to be more soothing than jarring.

Blue color on the walls or bedding would create bigger pops of color in this space. Larger expanses of color, no matter what color, will have a bigger impact on the feeling and energy of a room. Keeping the blue accents in this room to two relatively small elements keeps the room feeling neutral.  Layering different shades of blues can also work to create a more sophisticated color palette. Pale blue on the walls combined with richer accessories intensifies the calming feeling of the color. Lots of white in the room will keep the space from feeling too blue.

How You Live

Nov-21-2010 By carpeteria_admin

One of our favorite website features is the “How I Live” quiz.  On the left side of our home website page, you will find this feature in our list of website tools.  This quiz asks you some general questions about your lifestyle.  It then takes your answers into consideration and suggests what different types of products would be the most economical, stylish and last the longest in your home.

There are a lot of factors that need to be accounted for when purchasing new carpet.  A few important factors are if you have any children or animals, if you like to entertain, if you’re trying to up the sale price of your home, etc.  We suggest that you take our “How I Live” quiz in order to help you better understand what is best for you.