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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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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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LOVING APRIL – FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS – NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS

Much of my inspiration is just outside my door…    I WILL NEVER TIRE OF SEEING THESE GUYS…ON MY WALKS…pulling into the driveway…putting out the trash…they make me smile…and they give me untold INSPIRATION THANKS GUYS! APRIL IS AVAILABLE ON UGALLERY Please follow and like us:

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