I’m wearing all black, stripey socks, and orange earrings. The guys, Joe and Eric are truly embracing the Halloween vibe today. Eric is doing a version of Breaking Bad in a most subtle, brilliant way. Joe has gone full-on into the King of Paint thing this morning. I really like working with my paint guys. … More HALLOWEEN, Saturday at the Paint Shop Report….
In the rowhouse where I grew up, there were no chair rails in sight until my home-making mother added them to our dining room. I was little, but I remember liking that my mom had fancy style. Back then, it seemed the rule to always, always, always put the darker shade of paint below the chair rail. … More There’s more to chair rails than I could have imagined.
Ok, it’s not Saturday but I’ve been very booked with in-home consults on the weekends, so I’m adding weekday stories to the Saturday Paint Shop Report: Another Barbara came into the store today! And she’s the daughter of a Barbara! These sentences require exclamation points because Barbaras have a special bond. We really like to meet … More Saturday in the Paint Shop Report: Barb and the Linen White caper
So many shades of White paint. There are a few people who scoff at this, but color is mystical and real, and the slightest change of tone in a pot of white paint makes a big difference. There are more than 120 white shades in the Ben Moore Off-White Fan Deck and that does not … More So many shades of White paint.
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This is where the men, and now moi, let the world know which colors we are loving this week. Then Joe analyzes everyone. It’s a little intimidating. ? Here’s the Color Fave’s Report from Ardmore, PA, today.
I’m so happy this blogger found me! A Paint Person in Bermuda is writing some wonderful articles. Here is one on Dark, Deep Colors that she wrote as Hurricane Joaquin was/is barreling down on the island. Hers is a blog worth following if you have walls to paint and/or are a design nut. I visited Bermuda in … More The Bermuda Paint Blogger
I visited my friend Kate and her happening husband recently. Kate and I became friends when we were both living in Santa Fe, NM. There was a one year window where she ran off and got married to the Happening Guy and moved to California, and I didn’t get married but moved to the east … More White Chocolate and Chantilly Lace
October in the northern hemisphere and the weather is shifting dramatically here on the east coast USA. The sun is lower in the sky and often behind clouds and rain. Gray gray gray!!! Many of my color clients have elegant gray shades on their walls. It can be a calming and meditative vibe. During long … More Please, no wintertime despair: gray with magenta, orange, teal, chartreuse….