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French kitchen color makeover

Colorful makeover of a French kitchen. A wonderful backdrop for food fun. Continue reading

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Cheery paint colors perk up an exterior

Before and After: From a boring beige exterior that looks like everyone else’s home in the development, to a much more cheery interesting palette, but still acceptable to the HOA. Continue reading

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The “paint doctor” is in.

If your brain is frozen by too many color choices in the paint department, you may need a “paint doctor”. Continue reading

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Color consultant consults herself about color

The walls in my dining area have been through many changes in the 16 months I’ve lived in this house. I think I’ve finally nailed it. Here’s where we started – the stager had painted the main room a light … 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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Color tips for the chromatically timid

From a feng shui perspective, it’s very important that one’s environment be conscious, intentional and current. That includes freshening the paint from time to time – especially when you first move into a home. One of my Seattle clients is … Continue reading

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211Info: color transforms an empty warehouse

Recently I helped a terrific community service agency, 211Info, transform what had been an empty warehouse into a cheerful yet soothing new home for their hard-working call and resource center staff. Here’s the story… Continue reading

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Current trends in exterior paint color: holiday edition

This is the season to try a fresh look with your exterior decor. Colors like these are sure to delight the children in your neighborhood. Here are two fabulous examples: one rustic and one a Victorian tour-de-force. Here’s the simple … Continue reading

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More bachelor pad color

A couple of months ago I posted some pictures from the early stages of using colorful paint to transform the kitchen in a Los Angeles bachelor pad. Here are the before and after shots of the kitchen area – including … Continue reading

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Make a home for you – not for resale

Did a color consultation today with a new client. She recently moved into a home she hopes to sell in five years (for a profit, of course). The place is less than 20 years old and still in good shape, … Continue reading

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