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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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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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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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THE COLORS OF FALL – MOSS, MAROON AND STONE

FALL is my favorite season…and WHILE IT SEEMS to come later and later each year –  our mornings have JUST started being consistently crisp and cool and “sweater weather” is here! BEAUTIFUL GLORIOUS FALL! This fall is no different than others…the usual colors abound – REDS, MAROON AND BURGUNDY,   OLIVES AND MOSSY GREENS … ..and… Read More THE COLORS OF FALL – MOSS, MAROON AND STONE

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COLOR OF THE WEEK – CORAL – PEACH – APRICOT

WITHOUT CRACKING A PAGE…I PREDICT THAT CORAL…WILL BE RAISING IT’S PEACHY PINK  LITTLE HAND AND ASK POLITELY TO BE HEARD THIS SPRING AND SUMMER…WHY? I DON’T KNOW, I JUST FEEL IT! I FEEL PEACHY! I love CORAL / PEACH / APRICOT – as  accent colorS…in combination with Grays, GREENS and Navy. The Inside of my… Read More COLOR OF THE WEEK – CORAL – PEACH – APRICOT

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COLOR ON TREND – DEEP MOSSY OLIVE GREEN

Perhaps it is because I have lived long enough…. …..enough to get the sense of what colors have not been around for a while and are due for a reappearance…But even BEFORE I saw that DARK MOSS  was all over the runway at the FALL 2016 Fashion Week…I predicted it would be making a comeback…or… Read More COLOR ON TREND – DEEP MOSSY OLIVE GREEN

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COLOR COMBINATIONS – YELLOW AND BLUE

Yellow is my husbands favorite color… and Blue is one of mine.. YELLOW AND BLUE A MARRIAGE MADE IN COLOR HEAVEN …ADD A LITTLE BLACK AND OR WHITE..A SPRINKLING OF GREY AND WOOD…PERFECTION! Please follow and like us:

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2016 PANTONE COLOR (S) OF THE YEAR – SERENITY AND ROSE QUARTZ

WHAT IS THE PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR???? “A symbolic color selection; a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude. OR – WE COULD JUST WANT TO GO BACK TO 1994!!!!! For the first time Pantone introduces two shades, Rose… Read More 2016 PANTONE COLOR (S) OF THE YEAR – SERENITY AND ROSE QUARTZ

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