Happy Colors

Love it or Leave it | Lacquered Wood Paneling in Bold Hues

in Blue, Dining, Dramatic, family-friendly, Gray, green, Happy Colors, Home Office, Library, Love it or Leave It, orange, Wall Covering, walls

I’m seeing lacquered walls and wood paneling everywhere these days. The beauty of lacquered walls is that they fit equally well in modern and traditional room decor. Lacquering a serious library in a not-so-serious color can modernize and relax a …

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Radiant Orchid | Pantone Color of the Year 2014

in Beautiful Habitat, color, Drapery, Fashion, Happy Colors, Trends

Radiant Orchid is the Pantone color of the year; the color experts have predicted that we’ll see this color in design and fashion throughout 2014. The color for 2014?  The captivating, magical and enchanting Radiant Orchid. An invitation to innovation, …

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“Autumn – the year’s last, loveliest smile.”

in Colorado, Favorite Things, Happy Colors, Inspiring Images, Nature, orange, Seasonal, yellow

That quote is by the poet William Cullen Bryant and fully sums up this post. Fall is officially upon us with this recent cold spell through Colorado, and much of the US. The leaves are changing and will fall soon, …

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Inspiring Images | Kuekenhof Gardens (Tulips!)

in Adventure, arrangements, color, Dramatic, Floral, Happy Colors, Inspiring Images, orange, Outdoors, pink, purple, World Travel, yellow

I have recently returned from a European trip visiting Budapest and Amsterdam. It’s Tulip season in Holland, so we did the proper touristy thing and took a day trip to Keukenhof Gardens. Keukenhof is known as the “Garden of Europe” …

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Happy Colors | Pink

in bath, bedroom, color, contemporary, Designers, Dramatic, draperies, furniture, Happy Colors, holiday, kitchen, paint, pillows, pink, Tips, Wall Covering, walls, window

Yes, we are still having fun with Happy Colors here at Beautiful Habitat! The Facebook survey revealed the mother of happy colors – pink. Yes, pink was voted most often as the color that just makes you feel happy. This …

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Happy Colors | Red

in Accessories, arrangements, art, Banquette, bedroom, color, Designers, Dining, DIY, fabric, Happy Colors, Home Office, kitchen, paint, Wall Covering, walls

The next color up on our list of Happy Colors is Red. Lots of Red via Etsy Red lacquered cabinetry would be a very bold move on it’s own. Add red lacquer to the appliances, walls and ceiling and you’ve …

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