Steve Green

After graduating in 2011, Steve worked in the interior design industry as a sales, advisor, and marketer. He has been writing and editing since 2014 mostly in the home decor and gardening industry. His area of expertise includes home decor, color matching, and home improvement. Steve is passionate about architecture, interior trends, using colors, and improving all parts of his home. 10 years of professional web publishing and media experience. 8 years working in the home design and interior decor industry.

Posts by Steve Green:

Accent Door Color for Red Brick House
| Updated August 17, 2023 | Published August 17, 2023

You can contrast against your red brick home by choosing a green-colored door, since red and green are complementary colors. Alternatively, embrace an entirely warm color palette by opting for an orange or wooden door. There is also the option of using neutral colors such as beige or white to try to tone down the effect of the red bricks if you find the color to be too harsh.

What Colors Does Yellow and Green Make
| Updated August 12, 2023 | Published August 12, 2023

Yellow-green is a tertiary color that you will get when you mix yellow and green together. This color can also be referred to as ‘chartreuse’. 

How to decorate a staircase wall

The staircase wall is one of the largest areas of blank canvas in most homes, yet it is also the most underused. The great expanse of the wall along the side of a staircase will usually be double height, making it a prime spot of real estate for creating a feature. Here we explore ways to maximize your staircase wall’s potential with several decorative ideas.

Iridescent Color
| Updated August 11, 2023 | Published August 11, 2023

Iridescence can be a tricky concept to come to terms with, but it’s actually very easy to incorporate into a home decor style.

Accent Colors for Gray House
| Updated August 10, 2023 | Published August 10, 2023

White and black are classic accent colors for a gray house, creating a contrast with shade rather than hue. For a brighter or bolder choice, red and yellow are both excellent accent colors for homes with gray exteriors.

Ivory Color What It Is, Meaning, How to Make It, Shades

Ivory is a warm neutral that makes a perfect base for so many color palettes, but it can also be used effectively as an accent shade. Here we explore exactly what color ivory is, how to make it, and how to use it in home decor.

Cream Color What It Is, Meaning, How to Make It, Shades

Cream is a warm and neutral color that can make a nice alternative to white or off-white in home decor. Here we explore how to make cream, and how to effectively use it in interior design.

Warm Color
| Updated August 9, 2023 | Published August 9, 2023

The concept of warm and cool colors is central to interior design, and this forms the basis of many color schemes and home decor themes. Having an understanding of what warm colors are and how they can benefit an interior space is essential for creating rooms with appropriate atmospheres, and ensuring balance within a home. Here we explore warm colors, how to use them, and how to identify them.

Best Farmhouse Paint Colors
| Updated August 6, 2023 | Published August 6, 2023

Determining a color scheme in a farmhouse should factor in the way natural light falls in each room, and the type of atmosphere you want to achieve. Farmhouse style is associated with muted, unfussy color palettes, but that doesn’t mean your home has to be bland or lifeless. Here we look at some of the best paint colors on the market for use in both the contemporary or cozy themed farmhouse.We focus on shades of off-white, green, beige, and gray, for paint colors that encompass modern trends without dismissing the history of the farmhouse.

Outdoor Table Decor Ideas
| Updated August 6, 2023 | Published August 6, 2023

There are many ways you can customize your outdoor table decor to suit your party, and determine the type of vibe and atmosphere of your event. From casual, coastal themes, to glam and glitzy styles, there are many different ways you can utilize items you already have at home to stye your outside space.

What Headboard Colors Should You Choose

The type of headboard you choose, and the color of the headboard you choose, are going to significantly impact the overall style and atmosphere in the room. For an industrial-themed bedroom, a black metal headboard could be appropriate, or for a romantic, feminine space, a soft pink, velvet upholstered headboard could work well.

Broom Sizes
| Updated August 2, 2023 | Published August 2, 2023

The standard broom size typically ranges from 52 to 57 inches (132 to 145 cm) in total length. This includes a 34 to 40-inch (46 to 102 cm) handle and an 18-inch-long (101 cm) broom head. The width of the broom head usually spans between 7 to 12 inches (18 to 30 cm).