Modern French Eclectic

Forget going over the rainbow. This Preston Hollow renovated French Eclectic luxury home takes you inside the rainbow. Dorothy and Toto would be right at home.

We all know the mantra today is to paint everything white. But, there are exceptions. This renovated French Eclectic house is one of them. The home was built by Hawkins-Welwood and had a great floor plan. Of course, every buyer wants to put their stamp on a home, so an interior makeover began with a singular goal. The owner is a mother to three daughters. She set out to create a happy house, one that makes you smile the moment you enter.

I think she succeeded beautifully.

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Valspar’s Angelic Blue is one of 12 colors it said would trend in 2019 (photo courtesy Valspar).

Before you head to the home improvement store or meet with your painter, you might just want to check out the trending paint colors for the year — which will probably make anyone liking blues or terra cotta colors supremely happy.

While every purveyor of paint has their own take, one thing we noticed right off the bat was that most either had a signature blue or a signature orange this year.

Hale Navy (Photo courtesy Benjamin Moore)

Take, for instance, Benjamin Moore’s Hale Navy, which can complement almost every other 2019 Benjamin Moore color, which is light on the orange but does include a pink (Head Over Heels). (more…)