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WE STILL LOVE PALE GRAY!!!!

“Is it GRAY or GREY?”  This is one of the most commonly asked questions regarding common spelling mistakes! The answer is :  if you are American it is likely you spell it “GRAY”…..AND  “GREY” is used in Great Britain and areas that use UK English. Both are correct and both are Beautiful. AND BOTH ARE STILL… Read More WE STILL LOVE PALE GRAY!!!!

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WONDERFUL WARM WHITE PAINT COLORS

AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK I GET AN EMAIL WITH A QUESTION ABOUT WHITE PAINT COLORS – AND IN PARTICULAR – COOL VS WARM WHITES…. WARM WHITES HAVE WARM UNDERTONES…LIKE YELLOW AND SOMETIMES GREEN-ISH. THE ones with the green-ISH undertones – to ADD to the confusion – can go EITHER WARM or COOL depending on… Read More WONDERFUL WARM WHITE PAINT COLORS

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WAY “COOL” WHITE PAINT COLORS

THE #1 PAINT COLOR THAT PEOPLE AGONIZE OVER IS.. WHITE ….Once upon a time –  I used to think ALL WHITE paint colors were alike – I have long since let go of that notion! ALL WHITES ARE NOT ALIKE! There are hundreds, thousands of whites to choose from. It can feel overwhelming. One way… Read More WAY “COOL” WHITE PAINT COLORS

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THIS IS 2017 and BLUSH IS EVERYWHERE!

Almost EXACTLY two years ago – I wrote blog post about BLUSH PINK. MARIA KILLAM ,  MY FAVORITE  COLOR GENIUS, had just returned from the Spring High Point Market and was reporting on “TRENDS AND WHAT IS IN FOR 2016”   and based on what she had seen – BLUSH PINK AND DEEP BRIGHT PINK WERE… Read More THIS IS 2017 and BLUSH IS EVERYWHERE!

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GUESS WHAT IS THE MOST POPULAR COLOR…?

 CAN YOU guess what the most popular color is? Now, I come by this “statistic” not scientifically –  but by combing my STATS page …and THIS COLOR is googled and looked at more on PINTEREST than any other color… IS IT GRAY? NOPE? IS IT WHITE? CLOSE..YOU DO LOVE WHITE, BUT THIS IS NOT THE MOST… Read More GUESS WHAT IS THE MOST POPULAR COLOR…?

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS – AWESOME FRONT DOOR COLORS!

  Drive around house hunting and you will quickly see that an eye catcher and often a BIG game changer- at least in Curb Appeal – is the FRONT DOOR. I do love a beautiful wooden front door… [wpfp-link] Please follow and like us:

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DAY 21 – DOG -A – DAY MEET “EMMA”

IT IS LIKE SPRING HERE! I AM EXCITED TO INTRODUCE YOU TO “EMMA” LOLA’S DAD SAYS:             “My first dog – rescue at 6 years old (or so) from Richmond Animal League. Hated: Any other dog (terrible aggression I never really solved), squirrels. Loved: ANY human being, trips to the… Read More DAY 21 – DOG -A – DAY MEET “EMMA”

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DAY 8 – DOG-A-DAY PAINTING – MEET “ELLA”

THE FAMILY GOT ELLA IN GERMANY WHEN THEY WERE STATIONED THERE AND Her breed name is Amelie von der wilder Horde translated to “AMELIE OF THE WILD BUNCH”… BEST NAME EVER!!!! I JUST CALL HER SWEET ELLA. SHE IS SUCH A BEAUTIFUL SETTER. I WANT TO LAY DOWN NEXT TO HER AND TAKE A NAP.… Read More DAY 8 – DOG-A-DAY PAINTING – MEET “ELLA”

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CHOOSING A KITCHEN CABINET WHITE

HAPPY MONDAY!!! The PAINT color WHITE . It always makes a showing and my guess is that choosing the “RIGHT WHITE” is what drives the MOST PEPLE CRAZY!!! I KNOW IT DID ME!!!! AM I right? Please follow and like us:

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2017 PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR – GREENERY

It’s official. The PANTONE ” 2017 color fo the year” is GREENERY. KIND OF A GRASSY GREENY BRIGHT HAPPY GREEN. Given the “climate” of change…this color makes perfect sense to me. I am not a BIG green person but I have had touches of green in every home I have ever lived in. HERE ARE… Read More 2017 PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR – GREENERY

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