Working on color for an interior recently. A good-sized place with many rooms. New construction! This means my client “Monica” is making a million decisions a day, from lighting fixtures, to tile patterns, to drawer handles. It’s high quality stress, but still stressy. In one room, we are working off a carpet sample that has … More Color and Love
Here we are with a big witchy holiday upon us. And I love big witchy holidays. As I am sure you are aware, the veil between the worlds thins out at this time of year and for some reason the colors orange and black have come to be associated with All Hallow’s Eve. My theory … More The Orange and Black Time of Year
There’s a large, beautiful house about 15 minutes away, and the owner guy “R”, called me in to work with him on choosing colors for the exterior. Right now he has bright white stucco with Wedgewood Blue trim and shutters. Wedgewood Blue is the color his ex-wife had chosen and although it is a good color, R … More Dignified Exterior Colors, with a Twist.
Valentine’s Day. Love, romance, red roses. You know the drill. Lupercalia. SO much history worth knowing. The Chinese New Year. 2016 is the year of the Red Fire Monkey for which the key words are Powerful, Exuberant, Karmic Yang. I looked it up. “It is just about time to….commence another epoch.” So, hey, the stars are aligned … More The Red Holidays of Early Spring
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
Client Peggy arrived in the shop with a humungous floor tile in a sort of warm golden yellow-tan-beige shade, that was going into a guest bathroom. White tile on the walls. White tub, sink, etc. We tried out a few shades similar to the tile and after being bored almost to death with the matchy-match attempt, … More Floor Tile vs. Shower Curtain