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THE 2016 PAINT COLORS OF MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE

I LOVE COLOR AND THE WALLS OF MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE HAVE REFLECTED MY SEARCH…NOT FOR THE PERFECT COLOR..BUT THE PERFECT BALANCE OF COLOR. THEY HAVE ALSO FOLLOWED OUR FAMILY THROUGHOUT THE MANY PASSAGES. FROM LITTLE GIRL PINKS AND BABY BOY BLUES TO A MORE SUBTLE BACKDROP TO ALL OF THE COLOR IN MY ARTWORK… Read More THE 2016 PAINT COLORS OF MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE

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ORC – WEEK TWO – PAINT COLORS

ONE ROOM CHALLENGE LINKING EVENT… ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – WEEK 2 Welcome back! October is OFF AND RUNNING…in a ALL  good ways..busy Fall IS in full swing, lots of visitors and events, Homecoming (Phoebe was chosen Homecoming Queen!) , my “baby” brother is visiting and my dear friend Suzanne is in the National Tour of… Read More ORC – WEEK TWO – PAINT COLORS

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COLOR TREND – DARK GREENS

DARK GREEN IS POPPING UP EVERYWHERE.  IT IS HUMBLING …TO HAVE WITNESSED A COLOR – BE “IN” AND THEN “OUT” AND THEN “IN” AGAIN. FOREST GREEN WAS A BIG BIG COLOR IN THE 1980’S. IT WAS EVERYWHERE…WHO REMEMBERS  DARK GREEN COUNTERTOPS WHICH WERE THE CORNERSTONE OF A BEAUTIFUL KITCHEN???…AND THEN…LIKE AVOCADO AND OTHER NOBLE GREENS… Read More COLOR TREND – DARK GREENS

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FALL IS IN THE AIR – “AUTUMN” COLORS

  “Maybe one day you will go to COLLEGE HERE!!!!”  I WOULD SAY…  ” WHAT IS COLLEGE?” THEY would ask..AND RUN OFF AHEAD…before I could even answer. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IT IS STARTING TO HAPPEN….THE CHANGE OF SEASON… YES, THE DAYS STILL HEAT UP…and the leaves are STILL GREEN… ….but the mornings ARE COOLER…..I can feel FALL knocking… Read More FALL IS IN THE AIR – “AUTUMN” COLORS

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THE LAKE COLORS

LAKE LIVING I COULD GET USED TO THIS! I HAVE DECIDED THAT SOMEDAY…I WILL LIVE ON A LAKE… FOR AT THE LEAST – THE ENTIRE SUMMER!!!! NOT SURPRISING TO FIND THAT BENJAMIN MOORE HAS AT LEAST A DOZEN “LAKE” COLORS – HERE ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITES: EACH OF THESE COLORS EXEMPLIFIES THE MANY FACES… Read More THE LAKE COLORS

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COLOR OBSESSION : MARINE BLUE

I am sitting on the beach… The rumbling ocean and peals of laughter punctuated by the high excited squeal of kids in the wave….and my favorite people in the world flopped out around me . In other worlds … Heaven . ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I keep seeing MARINE BLUE… In front of me … Everywhere. I LOVE… Read More COLOR OBSESSION : MARINE BLUE

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Benjamin Moore Molten Metallics and DRESSING UP THE GOLD CEILING PLATE

  Last December, I spied a beautiful small Chandelier and immediately thought it would be perfect for my Bathroom Renovation. But it was not cheap…so I let it go. Fast forward 3 months and I happened to be passing by the same store and was there she was, calling to me from her lonely place… Read More Benjamin Moore Molten Metallics and DRESSING UP THE GOLD CEILING PLATE

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