Color Me Happy

How to Create Your Home’s Perfect Color Palette – Mykonos Edition

Welcome to this edition of “Color Me Happy – How to Create Your Home’s Perfect Color Palette!”

If you didn’t read the previous edition (blue Southern cottage edition),  click here to check out the super fun & funky color palette that I created.

The palette I selected was definitely a departure from my usual decorating color aesthetic which made it SO much fun to just let go and be totally creative.


This edition’s color palette is a bit more subdued but still quite interesting and relaxing (both elements are always very important to me whenever I’m designing a space for someone).

I had the gorgeous island of Mykonos, Greece on the brain for whatever reason.  Probably because I know I’ll never visit such an amazing place due to my crippling fear of flying on planes.  Yeah, I’m one of those people.

I decided not to use one of the typical, brightly-colored images of Mykonos and searched for an image that was more on the neutral side and came across the beautiful image above.

When I first saw this stunningly beautiful photo on, I immediately felt a sense of peace and serenity come over me and I knew it would be the perfect image to use for this post!

1.  Clay Pot– Glidden | 2. Palm Leaf – Valspar | 3. Ultra Pure White – Behr 
4. Stiffkey Blue – Farrow & Ball | 5. Pewter Cast – Sherwin Williams
6. Velvet Sofa | 7.  Grasscloth Wallpaper | 8. Area Rug | 9. Throw Pillow
10. Shag Pillow | 11. Accent Chair | 12. Lumbar Pillow | 13. Linen Pillow | 14. Leather Chair


This mood board is just a basic starting point, but you can always get more creative with the color combinations by using the palette as your guide.

Just remember this:  Decorating is and should be fun – it shouldn’t stress you out.  If it does, somethin’ ain’t right …

Thank you so much for following my blog and for letting me help you create your own lived-in, loved-in spaces!

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