Tropical Breeze

 Here in the very warm summer desert, we don't get the pleasure of feeling a "tropical breeze". How we can incorporate the tropical feel into a desert home is spice up the walls or the decor. A summer trend for 2018 , for interiors has revolved around the tropical leaves and their nature, bright colors. Wallpaper is always a great way to incorporate that vibe of being in a tropical oasis. When trying to make a room feel like the trends feel but not wanting to overload it, you can add decor in different parts of the room as well. When all is done, grab a drink , a good book and press play to your tropical Pandora station!

Here in the very warm summer desert, we don't get the pleasure of feeling a "tropical breeze". How we can incorporate the tropical feel into a desert home is spice up the walls or the decor. A summer trend for 2018 , for interiors has revolved around the tropical leaves and their nature, bright colors. Wallpaper is always a great way to incorporate that vibe of being in a tropical oasis. When trying to make a room feel like the trends feel but not wanting to overload it, you can add decor in different parts of the room as well. When all is done, grab a drink , a good book and press play to your tropical Pandora station!

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Sizzling Arizona Summer

 Summer brings its bold flavors, sights and sounds, along with vacations vibes. This year, we’re noticing bold color is along for the adventure.

Summer brings its bold flavors, sights and sounds, along with vacations vibes. This year, we’re noticing bold color is along for the adventure.

 Summer time here in Arizona can have a mixed effect on people with the weather but what everyone loves about it are all the bright and vibrant colors associated with the season.

Summer time here in Arizona can have a mixed effect on people with the weather but what everyone loves about it are all the bright and vibrant colors associated with the season.

 The color palette with this season in design would consist of vibrant oranges, yellows, blues, greens and the list can go on.

The color palette with this season in design would consist of vibrant oranges, yellows, blues, greens and the list can go on.

 Arizona is known for its bright sunshine and hot weather, so what better way to show that in an interior with all the yellows! We are cactus central when it comes to landscapes so, mixing that feature with the colors is a perfect representation of a ‘sizzeling’ design.

Arizona is known for its bright sunshine and hot weather, so what better way to show that in an interior with all the yellows! We are cactus central when it comes to landscapes so, mixing that feature with the colors is a perfect representation of a ‘sizzeling’ design.

Pretty Chromatic

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In design there are always new trends popping up every year, sometimes even more than one in that year. Keeping it neutral is always someone’s ideal want for a home but you have to add a chromatic touch to spice up the place.

 How we emphasize that look is, keeping the main pieces in the neutral colors like white, beige, etc. Having the main, big pieces like this makes it easier to go through the years and seasons without having to change the “big picture”.         

How we emphasize that look is, keeping the main pieces in the neutral colors like white, beige, etc. Having the main, big pieces like this makes it easier to go through the years and seasons without having to change the “big picture”.

 

 

 

 Adding in the colors is what makes a space fun and have its own personality to it. With that being said, we add the colors in the accessories. These include pillows, rugs, drapery, and other objects that might have meaning to the area but also the client.

Adding in the colors is what makes a space fun and have its own personality to it. With that being said, we add the colors in the accessories. These include pillows, rugs, drapery, and other objects that might have meaning to the area but also the client.

 Pushing the boundaries when it comes to colors and patterns is acceptable because there are endless combinations out there. But with breaking the boundaries comes with a very important boundary where using a lot of color and accessories, there needs to be a sense of flow, but also comfort with in the living space.

Pushing the boundaries when it comes to colors and patterns is acceptable because there are endless combinations out there. But with breaking the boundaries comes with a very important boundary where using a lot of color and accessories, there needs to be a sense of flow, but also comfort with in the living space.

Beautiful Bathroom Wallpapers

After a long day, there’s nothing better than having a long soak in the bath. Naturally, you want this part of your house to be as inviting as possible, so is it time that you gave your bathroom a revamp?

Whether you’re hoping to create a tile effect without the weekend-long effort, or simply add a splash of color; Graham & Brown’s beautiful range of wallpaper is easy to apply for instant transformations. From a practical standpoint, if you’re worried about the state of your walls, why not check out their  tips on handling damp first? This may be a wet room, but you’ll want to ensure your walls are nice and dry before you decorate - only then can you let your creative juices flow. 

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Add depth to your bathroom interior with Seafoam textured wallpaper. Paintable to offer an extra touch of customization, these flowing waves create a calming atmosphere that entices the weary to wash away their woes. 

Let these textured swirls flow down your walls, leaving behind subtle shadows as they go, whether you choose to coat this in a color of your choice, or leave it white for a clean finish.
 

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This chic Hoppen Stripe wallpaper from esteemed designer Kelly Hoppen gives your bathroom that distinctive nautical theme with a quirky twist. With a crisscrossing flannel effect on each white panel, this textured wallpaper boasts more than just a stylish color palette.

Shimmering silver streams break up the contrasting navy and white to update this traditional trend.

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If you’re looking for a clean tile finish, but don’t have the time for meticulous mosaic making at the weekend, the Checker Blue/White wallpaper  which makes for an excellent, easy alternative. Forget cleaning moldy grouting for the foreseeable future, this fantastic design looks just like the real thing and stays clean and hygienic.

Its simple color palette makes it perfect for color coordination and each subtle blue accent gives the sense of pixelated bathtub waves.

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For an even more glamorous alternative to traditional tiling, the Sparkle Black wallpaper brings an aura of sophistication to your bathroom. Instead of hard-to-clean grouting, each tile effect block is separated by a stunning glitter lining that gently twinkles against any light. 

Set up the candles and watch from beneath the bubbles as the flickering light catches the glittery elements, illuminating your bathroom like the night sky for a magical feeling of relaxation that will make you feel out of this world.

Some people think it’s not practical to wallpaper a bathroom, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, applying wallpaper is easier than painting on to bare plaster and it’s certainly far less arduous than retiling. 

Give it a try.

**This post brought to you by Graham & Brown. Check them out!!

 

 

Artist Bruce Black has a fresh new approach to watercolor...

 

Introducing a new artist to the Red Egg Design Group's artist collection -

 Bruce Black.

 

 

A native to Phoenix, Bruce is a formally trained artist and art professor. We love Bruce's non-traditional approach to watercolors in his "Written Word Project."

 

 

"The Written Word Project began as an idea to "write" a book. I imagined a sketchbook filled with marks related to writing and calligraphy. I begin the paintings in the top left corner and move my marks across the page thinking about groupings of lines and shifts of color. The images develop as fields of lines broken by other fields, and washes of color establish a sense of mood and character.


What I have discovered, however, is that these paintings bring to mind many other references besides calligraphy. They seems to resemble lines of code moving down a computer monitor. They also speak of stitching or weaving, similar to the Navajo rugs of Arizona. I can see crops growing in farm fields, Landscapes moving far to the horizon, and of course simple brushstrokes and watercolor. There is so much to see in these paintings!"

 

 

We think these are so beautiful and so interesting. You will find something different each time you look at these works with their intricacies.

 

 

We at Red Egg believe that art is an important factor in design.

It represents your personal style, even if you choose it on a whim. It adds life to a room and it's the gift to yourself that keeps on giving.

Each time you pass by art in your home, it can invoke a feeling, a memory, an inspiration!

 

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With wide appeal, these watercolors by Bruce Black can fit any setting in any room, bringing life to a neutral space or complimenting a room that already features color.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come see Bruce's work at our showroom in Oldtown, Scottsdale:

Red Egg Design Group
7006 East Main Street
Scottsdale, AZ
85251

 

 

 

 

 

Need a certain size? Love a certain color?

Bruce's works are available in custom designs, as well!

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Just contact us at andrea@redeggdesigngroup.com

or at   480-619-9930   and we will be happy to assist you.

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Before and After: A Very Dramatic Pinnacle Peak Makeover!

This Modern Glam home remodel located in Pinnacle Peak was quite the transformation! Read on to discover how we used custom paint finishes, wallpaper, bright colorful accents and artwork to create a new home for this family that better reflects their lively personalities!

Behind the Design: Paradise Valley

After, Great Room

We recently completed a whole-house redesign in Paradise Valley! As per usual, we wanted to take you inside the design to see how this house was transformed. So we gathered up some of our design proposals and our "After" photos to share with you and walk you through the designs for some of our favorite spaces. The largest transformation in this house, as seen above, was opening up the huge wall between the living room and the kitchen/family room. Not only did this completely open up the space, but it really made this the perfect house for entertaining. But, let's talk about all of the spaces in detail!

Living Room Design

Design, Living Room

As we stated before, the opening of the wall between the two spaces completely transformed the living room. But a lot more went into this design as well! As with all of our designs, we first came up with our concept for the living room space. As you can see, we wanted the space to have a glamorous overall vibe for entertaining, but still feel comfortable and inviting for guests. The anchor of the space is the large reclaimed wood coffee table framed in metal. From there, we wanted to soften the space a bit, so we added lots of plush upholstery, like the pair of gray wingback chairs and the light beige sofa. Accessories and pattern are key in this space, and we added lots of metallic tones and geometric patterns in shades of blue.

Living Room After

 After, Living Room

After, Living Room

As you can see from the end results, the house's design worked well off of the neutral existing travertine and amble sunlight. We chose to add gray so that the house didn't feel too tan or too gray overall and we love the end results! The wood tones of the coffee table really work to warm up the space, and the metallic accessories and lush greenery are the perfect finishing touches to the space! Also, a quick tip - once the space was opened up, the house echoed more than it did before. Textiles, such as the rug, upholstery and accent pillows and throws help to reduce noise!

Dining Room Design

Design, Dining Room

Our plan for the dining room involved a lot of texture and pattern, and making the space feel much more formal and modern than before. Our main focal point in this space was a bold wallcovering for texture, so we immediately thought of using a grasscloth on the walls. We loved the idea of accenting with blue in this space, to offset the dark colored table, so we thought the blue may be just the pop of color that the walls needed. Of course, every dining space needs a bold light fixture, so our proposed design included this gorgeous crystal chandelier in a warm golden hue.

Dining Room After

 After, Dining Room

After, Dining Room

In the end, we decided that the best way to make this space pop was to use a soft golden hue on the wall for our custom wall finish. This faux grasscloth look is completely durable and cleanable, making it a good option for any family. The space still features accents of teal blue, in the tabletop accessories, wall décor and drapes. We also ended up selecting a gorgeous silver and crystal chandelier to offset the warm hue of the wall tone.

Girl's Room Design

Girls Room, Design

This sweet girl's room all started with a headboard. When we first saw our client's daughters adorable canopy bed, we knew that it had to stay and the space had to be designed with it in mind! Because she is a growing little girl, we decided one way to make this space carry her through the teen years was to not make it feel overly pink. So we proposed accents of bright turquoise, yellows, and greens to pair with her favorite color. Two nightstands on either side of the bed complete this perfect space!

Girls Room After

Girls Room, After

In the end, the space turned out even more adorable than we could have hoped! The walls were given a custom wall finish in a turquoise metallic trellis pattern that we love. We added pops of accent colors like the turquoise and yellow throw pillows, and the pops of purple throughout as well. The bright floral bedding, pom poms and large flower décor finish off the space adorably well, we think!

Pool Room Design

Pool Room, Design

With a fun house comes a lot of fun spaces to design! We were lucky enough to get to help the homeowners design their Pool/Entertainment Room. When we brainstormed how to lay out this space with the client, it seemed like what was most needed were bright accents - a new bold light fixture in a fun finish (like brass!), a bright colored rug, and some bold artwork for above the fireplace...then we added in fun accessories and bright pillows.

Pool Room After

Pool Room, After

We just love the end result - the perfect place to entertain guests! The gold geometric light fixture was the perfect size to hang above the pool table, which was placed on a fun color blocked rug. The two accent chairs were given contrasting pillows and the art piece over the fireplace really ties everything together quite nicely!

Outdoor Living Design

Design, Outdoor Living

For the outdoor living space, we wanted to use a bright color palette up against the home's gorgeous natural scenery of Camelback mountain. We loved the combination of the bright blue tones with the greenery beyond.

Outdoor Living After

After, Outdoor Living

We stayed very true to our original design concept for the outdoors! The pergola made for a perfect place to add outdoor drapery, which adds privacy when needed. The pops of blue and green suited the space nicely and added just the right splash of color!

As you can see, we had a lot of fun and a lot to do on this project in Paradise Valley and we just love the end results. To see more of this project, visit it's page here: Paradise Valley.