We just recently painted the walls in our Spanish colonial white and the windows an almost black. Although it took me a while to get used to it I feel completely liberated now.
The combination of black and white is timeless,
It can be dramatic,
…and the combination at times can be exotic…
…and/ or glamorous
….but playful at the same time.
The tension between the two colors is always exciting
Black grounds a space, and white opens it up.
Personally too much drama is not my style. I prefer the quieter path taken by Daryl Carter in his Virginia farmhouse.
Texture is always important where color is lacking…
It takes the edge off the tension between the two colors…
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How do you feel about black and white? Do you prefer a more dramatic approach or a softer, kinder one?