Decorate Your Home with Passion and Color

Too often decor is often viewed as simply a matter of aesthetics — what looks attractive. But proponents of color psychology believe that the colors you use to decorate your home can have a profound effect on the emotional well-being of you and your family. Choosing the right color combinations, and equally important, where to use them, can bring passion, calm, excitement and serenity to the rooms of your home.

– Janis Gipson, Food & Design Editor

Create a Zen and serene living room by using a soft wall color, neutral furniture. Add drama with a vibrant patterned rug, art and pillows.

Create a Zen and serene living room by using a soft wall color, neutral furniture. Add drama with a vibrant patterned rug, art and pillows.

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Strong, intense colors are perfect for hallways and entry ways. They add a punch of pizzazz without overwhelming the senses.

Create a peaceful, serene, and dreamy bedroom by using an earthy, warm wall color.

Create a peaceful, serene, and dreamy bedroom by using an earthy, warm wall color.

Maximize a small dining room using monochromatic colors. Add color with vibrant art, table settings and flowers.

Maximize a small dining room using monochromatic colors. Add color with vibrant art, table settings and flowers.

A bright and cheerful kitchen color lifts the spirits and stimulates creativity.

A bright and cheerful kitchen color lifts the spirits and stimulates creativity.

Janis Gipson– Janis Merrill-Gipson

Janis is a self proclaimed domestic diva, living in her hometown of Chicago, Illinois. Janis is a chef, who loves to cook, an interior decorator, art collector, jazz fan, and an avid reader. She believes there are many layers and components that comprise living an enriched life. And Janis is here to share tips.

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