color poll!

October 21, 2011

Let’s have some fun on a Friday!

Now through next Friday vote for your favorite fall color and the following week we’ll profile the color with the most votes!

We’ll put together a color collage to tell you our ‘hauthaus picks’ for paint colors that look stunning on your walls, furniture and accessories to jazz up your home, and fun colored fashions for your closet!

It’s going to be fun to see the results, so pass this on to your friends and family so they can vote for their favorite colors too!

Comments welcome!

color cure

August 2, 2011

ROYGBIV. You might have learned that in school when studying color: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet.

Here’s our hauthaus take on the color wheel with our projects plugged in as references…

Red: Master bedroom and bathroom remodel in South Minneapolis. Chrome, white marble, and espresso cabinets set the scene in this dramatic bathroom.

Orange: “Away Room” remodel in a home in Chanhassen. It’s the perfect spot to read the news paper, have some coffee or just get away…

Yellow: Showcase Home Kitchen in 2003 with Bonnie Birnbaum; located in St. Paul. Since the clients entertain a lot, a large gathering space was incorporated into the kitchen design. The complimentary color blue makes the yellow really pop.

Green: Master bedroom and bathroom remodel in Minnetonka. We used a warm green on the walls along with other hues of green throughout the master suite. A silky lemongrass custom duvet compliments the striped cream and green draperies. The black painted furniture accents the fresh green nicely.

Blue: Home furnishings project in Plymouth. The cool blue walls set the tone of the home and evoke a sense of the east coast and water.

Violet: Dining room remodel in Chanhassen. This smoky grey-purple makes the space seem warm and inviting.

Since it’s been a little grey and rainy lately in Minnesota, we thought it might be nice to add a little bit of a color cure to your day! We hope you enjoyed it!

What’s your favorite way to add color into your interior (and exterior) spaces?

cheers! 🙂

color trend 2011: joyful

February 15, 2011

“Joyful”… blends festivity, sophistication, and energy.

Joyful Style: a playful sense of couture expressed through vibrant colors and interesting textures.

Joyful materials:

  • faux leather
  • bold pattern
  • snakeskin
  • cultural prints
  • updated florals
  • shiny fabrics
  • velvets
  • element of surprise

 

Paint colors (from Benjamin Moore – to use for inspiration, not necessarily for walls!):

  • Yellow Green 2033-10
  • Wales Green 2028-50
  • Patriot Blue 2064-20
  • Teal Ocean 2049-30
  • Hot Spice 2011-30
  • Midnight Navy 2067-10
  • White Water 2120-60
  • Semolina 2155-40
  • Harvest Moon 2167-30

Catch this color trend in action!