Kitchen Cabinet Color Inspiration- When you’re ready to go beyond white

Let’s face it, White is classic. You can’t go wrong (for the most part) with white. Safe is another word you hear in regards to the color white. White cabinets are classic and will always look amazing! However, if you’re ready to go beyond white cabinets and you’d like to add a touch of the unexpected with colored cabinets, but you don’t know where to start – read on!
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Color Crush: Naval

Hi All,

It’s color crush time! This months’ crush is Sherwin-Williams’ 2020 Color of the Year – Naval. Yes, you read that correctly… 2020! What a bold start to a new decade with this deep blue hue, a navy like you’ve never seen before. This color is said to be all about embracing a fresh start with color –

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Color Crush: Metropolitan

We all know about the Pantone Color of the Year, but did you know about the other color’s of the year? Benjamin Moore announced theirs earlier this year and it is right up my alley!

Calm, composed and effortlessly sophisticated, Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2019, Metropolitan AF-690, exudes glamour, beauty and balance.

“Metropolitan AF-690 emanates nuance, harmony and extravagant ease. Always adaptable, it softens to matte or shimmers with sheen. It’s neutral. It’s understated. It just is. This is color, off-duty.”

—Ellen O’Neill, Benjamin Moore & Co.

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Color Crush: Red, White and Blue

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The 4th of July is right around the corner and I thought I’d give it a bright and colorful welcome. We’re going to do something a little different this week… we are going to crush on more than one color. We’re going all in on the Red, White and Blue! Nothing speaks patriotic like that trio of colors. 

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Color Crush: Blush

Feeling all kinds of Blush for this months’ Color Crush post. There is something so versatile about this shade of pink – it can freshen up a space for Spring or warm up a room in the wintertime. Pair it with creams and fair grays for a soft and feminine look, or let it be the shade to tone down bold reds and moody blues. And yes, blush can be sparingly paired with red! My color story is showing this pretty shade in all forms – from pretty pillows to durable fabrics (kid friendly-pet friendly always on my mind) and bold chairs to sweet votives. Get ready to blush!

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Color Crush: Metropolitan from Benjamin Moore

Hi All,

And welcome to the Color Crush Series! I’ll be sharing a curation of current home decor trends, as well as my very own current loves for the home. And who knows, maybe you’ll find that perfect shade of blue you’ve been looking for, or your mad search for that blush chair will come to an end? I’m beginning the month with Benjamin Moore’s 2019 Color of the Year – Metropolitan AF-690. This neutral shade is “calm, composed and effortlessly sophisticated” and it “exudes glamour, beauty and balance.” Love it already!

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Bright Beginnings – The Pantone Color of the Year!

Pantone Color of the Year – Living Coral #16-1546

The verdict is out! Pantone has announced 2019’s Color of the Year, and we are so onboard! At Michelle Yorke Interior Design, we are all about embracing color and immersing it into our designs. Nothing brings more joy to a space than a pop of bright and cheery color, and Living Coral is the perfect tone to enliven a room.

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Durable Paint -White Walls Without Fear


Hi All,

In my recent home update project I took the plunge and went with a white color for my walls.  Yes white! I know, call me brave or call me not so smart….I was a little hesitant myself.  But thanks to great advances in interior paint products I found a durable paint to use. How durable or what exactly does durable mean?   Read More


Color Of The Year-Greenery

Hi Everyone,

I hope your new year is off to a great start! 2017 is sure to be a full and exciting year for me, both in my business and my personal life. I’m excited about many projects I’ve got in the works as well as my oldest son graduating from high school this June  AND my husband and I will be celebrating our 20th anniversary this summer! A big year for sure.

And speaking of exciting……I’m excited to talk about Pantone’s 2017 color of the year…….GREENERY, also called Pantone 15-0343. This fresh and vivacious color is anticipated to dominate the fashion world, beauty and interior design trends.  I doubt it will disappoint!Read More


Color of Spring

Hey all-

I don’t know about you, but I am over the top excited for spring this year. Color of Spring is everywhere!! Living in the Pacific Northwest I have endured the rainy winter months with great tolerance (I tried anyway). I have a boost of energy, love being outdoors, and can’t get enough of the spring color surrounding me.  Fashion, home decor, nature, you name it!! Color is everywhere and I couldn’t be more thrilled.

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