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How to personalize your chateau with paint

Chateau Lalande, now Le Stelsia, is the most colorful chateau in France. It is bright, bold, brave and fabulous. Let it inspire you to be bolder too. Continue reading

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Transforming an empty white loft apartment

Me, the color queen… and I find myself renting a stark white loft apartment in a converted turn-of-the-century warehouse in NW Portland’s Pearl District. Time for another makeover – my first in a home I do not own. Most tenants and … Continue reading

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DIY art = unique personality for your home

Most people hang art that’s too small for the space and not very personal. If you DIY, you can solve both problems: making it both big and personal… Continue reading

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Instant art in situ – the Urban Curators Project

A group of art students at the Rhode Island School of Design picked up a bunch of picture frames at Goodwill etc, gilded them with spray paint, then carried them around Providence to see what vignettes they could frame. It … Continue reading

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Art on the walls – 6 rules to consider

At 75% of my site visits I see major art problems.  If you’re going to hang art, let it work FOR you, not against you.  Some things to think about: Your art should bear some relationship to your current life … Continue reading

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Art in a mediator’s office

Mediator uses a custom quilted wall hanging to emphasize to her clients that different perspectives can be valid. Continue reading

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