Thursday, September 17, 2009

Decorating with Black & White

















If you are looking for a bold graphic statement in your home ...you can't beat Black & White. The crisp edge that black and white gives a room is hard to surpass and timeless. These images are from
one of my favorite blogs House of Turquoise
More about the fundamentals of decorating with black and white from :Decorating in Black and White
"When a person thinks about making changes to their home, either one or two rooms or the entire space, most often they imagine changing colors. Generally they choose colors they are fond of, or those which correspond with pieces of furniture. When searching for ideas for decorating a home, one idea which is perhaps {overlooked neglected} is decorating with the two basic colors – black and white.
Black and white, used in decorating, creates drama and pizazz. It is said that every room can benefit by using a touch of black. Black is a color which anchors and grounds a room. Bringing in sophistication, black is definitely a color that demands attention. Ideas for decorating a home using black may include accessories such as light fixtures, art, decorative trim or furniture. Black serves to add definition to focal points of a room. Black is a color that stands out and makes a statement.
Using black and white when decorating a home, provides a clean, crisp, tasteful atmosphere. This combination can be added to any room in a home, producing a sophisticated space. The black and white color combination is often used in the contemporary style of home decorating. It is also frequently used to accent other colors in French Country design. It may be hard to envision but there are many ideas for decorating a home using only these two fundamental colors."




2 comments:

Erin said...

You picked some of my favorite images! Thanks for sharing all of this info too...it is good to know!

Stephen said...

Sometimes I think I could live a black & white life.
Beautiful post.