Saltillo tile in Pennsylvania – a saga

Client L has a rambling ranch house of Pennsylvania gray stone. I fully expected to cross the threshold and find glossy golden-oak hardwood floors, like usual ‘round these parts. But no, my Danskos landed on a huge expanse of honest-to-goodness Saltillo tile in a deep red-orange-brown color. It was a whole houseful of Mexican Saltillo … More Saltillo tile in Pennsylvania – a saga

Client Story: Massicot, the color of spicy, toasted tumeric

Color is very mysterious and wonderful. And tricky. Client Jillian (not her real name!) visited the paint shop recently looking for a color for a sitting room. She likes earthy colors, she told me. The green and gold she chose for her kitchen, hall and other first floor rooms were beloved by her family and … More Client Story: Massicot, the color of spicy, toasted tumeric

HALLOWEEN, Saturday at the Paint Shop Report….

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….

Saturday in the Paint Shop Report: Barb and the Linen White caper

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