Color is important and can add flare to any area or item. Different ones can even bring on certain moods, or at least that’s an idea some believe. Contrast matters to, though. The way certain colors play off one another can make them look even better. Light and dark colors make great patterns and combinations which is why many use them. It seems everyone has their favorite combo and it can be interesting to see what they are.

Key Takeaways:

  • Homeowner, Kristin Handwerger, bought her Wesley Heights home, even knowing it was a bit small, lured in by the nearby woods.
  • Plans to create a new wing hit a brick wall when the 2014 polar vortex and its frigid temperatures burst their home’s pipes.
  • Saltbox Architecture & Construction, working with designer Erika Bonnell, devised a scheme to seamlessly bond the old structure with the new parts.

“Initially, Mark admits, he was skeptical about the need for an interior designer. “I was suspicious of the whole process,” says the entrepreneur and bar owner, lounging on a swivel chair Bonnell selected for the family room. “But Erika was very sensitive and tolerant. I got to the point where I just trusted her.” And his opinion of designers now? “You absolutely need one if you want to tie everything together,” he says. “I have come around 180 degrees.””

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