Text by Lauren Eberle
This New Orleans cottage celebrates year-round with soft shades of blush that are the homeowner’s signature colors.
There’s no doubt Joanie Hartson knows what she likes. In fact, when “Mama Joanie” purchased her late-1800s New Orleans cottage in 2011, there was no question what her first order of business would be: painting it pink! “I went through a blue phase in high school, but I switched to pink and never went back,” the New Orleans native explains. “I love that it’s soft, it’s feminine, and it’s most certainly ‘me.’”