Choosing Color

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Trend Series: Yellow & Orange

If you’re looking for an easy way to update your house, color can quickly inject some life into your space. Two of the hottest shades this year, yellow and orange, bring to mind citrus and sunshine. This week, we wanted to give you a few, simple tips for each color....

Color? Take A Kiss From Spring

Want a guarantee for a beautiful space?  Take a hint from Spring!The inspiration......the finish!Follow us on facebook.Make it fab!-JillClick here to DISCOVER ALL OF JILL'S LATEST BLOGS FULL OF GREAT DESIGN, TIPS AND INSPIRATIONJill Tran is a Kansas City Interior Designer and creates beautiful, custom interiors for her interior...

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P. I. N. K.

It is always great fun to see our work in print.  The House and Home section of the Kansas City Star is such a wonderful publication...and this week's topic is a personal favorite of mine...pink!Pink.  Yeah, Baby.  Love the pink.Not only is the color fabulous, it makes you feel...

2011 Color Forecast

It is that time of year again...the time to improve, renew and make better.  Your home should be a huge part of that.Sherwin Williams' 2011 color forecast is here.  Tell me what you think.  I hope you are inspired and moved to make some positive changes in your life...

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Swatch Botch? How To Choose Paint Colors

Dear Jill, I love the colorful rooms I see in magazines but when I try to imitate them I fall short.   My house now looks embarrassing. Should I just go all beige?  Help! - Leslie in Overland Park, KSBEFORE: From gold to a...AFTER: ...soft, jeweled turquoise.Hi...

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2010 Color Forecast! Rich, Happy and Peaceful

With the excitement of a new year and all of the expectations that come with it, there is the wonderful anticipation for growth and change...fun change!  The most important space in our lives is our home and it should make us feel amazing.  For a little inspiration for changing...

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Color Rut? Grab Your Jacket

Today, it was 60 degrees outside. Two days ago it was snowing with freezing rain. In Kansas City, the weather turns on a dime constantly. It makes me want to bring electric blankets to the animals outside... This Spring storm however was energizing.Hiding under an umbrella to keep my camera...

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Design Your Own Beach With Happy Colors

Sometimes, a designer needs to let their office attire be a swim suit and no shoes.  This week is, "casual Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday" close to home in Fort Meyers and Sanibel Island, Florida.I think it is important once in a while to take a moment to...