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Donna Frasca

Donna Frasca is an Interior Designer,Color Expert and Virtual Designer who is highly specialized in choosing color palettes for luxury homes, sub specializing in open concepts spaces. She is the owner of Decorating by Donna which is the only company in Charlotte that just specializes in color.

She has been featured in publications such as Charlotte Style Magazine, the 42nd Annual Color Forecast Issue of Paint & Decorating Retailer Magazine, enLIGHTenment Magazine and Sherwin Williams STIR Magazine talking about color trends and forecasting.

With an extensive career in Graphics and Interior Decorating and Design, she is highly trained to make sure the right colors go into your home. If you live in Charlotte North Carolina, particularly South Charlotte, she would love to design a color scheme for you. If you don't, she has a virtual color consultation service that is also available.

What Color Should I Paint My Bedroom?

What Color Should I Paint My Bedroom?

By on April 21, 2015 in How we use Color. with 6 Comments

 What color should I paint my bedroom? Simple question right? Unfortunately, the answer is not that simple. What are the factors that need to be considered before we even think about a color for the bedroom? Well for me, just one. Who’s sleeping in the room? A man? A woman? Both? We’d love to choose the […]

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Jackie Jordan Talks About Colormix™ 2015

Jackie Jordan Talks About Colormix™ 2015

By on June 13, 2014 in How we use Color. with 0 Comments

Come join me as I talk to Jackie Jordan about Colormix 2015, Optimistic Odyssey Jackie, congratulations on the release of Colormix™ 2015. The colors are just beautiful! As a Color Professional myself, I’ve been watching the teasers on Twitter and the behind the scenes snaps of the color forecasts all week and couldn’t wait to see […]

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How To Choose Color From a Photograph

How To Choose Color From a Photograph

By on May 21, 2014 in How we use Color. with 0 Comments

Want to choose color for your home using a photograph? Color inspiration can be found just about anywhere and photographs are one of the best sources.  Grab your camera, take a picture that inspires you and lets talk about it. At this point we’ve all seen them, thousands if not millions of pictures with those cute […]

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How can I use pastel colors in my home?

How can I use pastel colors in my home?

By on March 16, 2014 in How we use Color. with 0 Comments

  Do you like pastel colors? Most people think of baby colors, nursery or “old” decor when you say pastels. Not anymore!  Today, I’m going to show you how you can use pastel colors in your home without it looking like a nursery or a nursing home. Aren’t these colors just beautiful? These are actually my egg […]

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Exclusive Plum Is An Intimate and Romantic Color Perfect for the Bedroom

Exclusive Plum Is An Intimate and Romantic Color Perfect for the Bedroom

By on December 10, 2013 in How we use Color. with 19 Comments

(Written by Donna Frasca) As a Color Expert in Charlotte, NC, I am constantly tracking what are announced as the colors of the year and watching the color trends as they come and go. I was super excited when I saw that Exclusive Plum (SW 6263) was chosen by Sherwin-Williams as the Color of The Year […]

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What Color Should I Paint My Nursery?

What Color Should I Paint My Nursery?

By on November 21, 2013 in How we use Color. with 1 Comment

Wondering what color to paint your nursery? Having a girl? Paint the nursery pink. Having a boy? Paint the nursery blue. This seems to be the obvious choice but is it the right one?  Many times parents immediately think just pink or just blue when they are deciding on what color to paint a nursery […]

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What color should I paint my laundry room?

What color should I paint my laundry room?

By on November 6, 2012 in How we use Color. with 52 Comments

The most forgettable room in the house is the laundry room. It’s not very exciting and nobody wants to go in there because it’s a really small room with dust bunnies all over the place. Going in the laundry room means we’re about to do a very unpleasant chore – laundry – either folding or […]

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Keep Lighting in Mind When Choosing Your Color

Keep Lighting in Mind When Choosing Your Color

By on August 22, 2012 in How we use Color. with 11 Comments

Lighting and color go hand in hand. You can have great color but it you have poor lighting, you color can look very different. Keep in mind your lighting when choosing your colors. Look at the color of the shades and bulbs because that will modify how the color will look in your space. Choosing […]

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Color For Kids Rooms. Should they choose their own colors?

Color For Kids Rooms. Should they choose their own colors?

Don’t you just love the colors kids WANT to choose for their room? I know when I have my color consultations and it’s time to choose color for a kids room, Mom is nervous, the kids are excited and I just laugh – to myself of course. I think know it’s super important to let the kid choose […]

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Kitchen Appliances and Color Choices

Kitchen Appliances and Color Choices

By on June 25, 2012 in Homeowner Resources with 0 Comments

I still say choosing a color scheme for the kitchen is the most challenging. Ironically, it has the least amount of wall space after all the appliances and cabinets are in but the color you do choose, has to be perfect! Just think about all the time you spend in the kitchen. From the time you wake […]

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Comfort Food, Comfort Colors

Comfort Food, Comfort Colors

By on March 27, 2012 in How we use Color., Uncategorized with 2 Comments

A warm, steaming cup of coffee, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, chicken soup, these are all foods that are very comforting – they make us feel good! That’s what we want in our homes, color that makes us feel good. What are those “feel good” colors? Grab your coffee, sit down and come with me. […]

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Contractors Beige – Really?

Contractors Beige – Really?

What is Contractor’s Beige? Contractor’s Beige is the color that the Builder uses as a generic wall color. Sometimes you see it beige like in this photo and sometimes it’s white, Contractor’s white. Is Contractor’s Beige a bad thing? Yes and no. The builder has to put some type of “paint” on the wall but […]

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How to Choose Colors for your Home

How to Choose Colors for your Home

It’s easy as A, B, C, D … and maybe E. I’ll show you how. THE FOYER Choosing color for your home can be a challenge. Here I can show you where to place color and also  offer you some color suggestions. When I design a color palette for my clients, I refer to the […]

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