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Creating the Paint Color Palette for the House for Hope Designer Showhouse

One of the most frequent things I am asked to do is to create paint color palettes for interiors and exteriors of homes, but to create one for a designer show house that benefits children’s charities makes it extra-special for me.  It’s been about a year in the making, but the House for Hope Designer […]

Choosing a Better Paint Color Palette

I’m heading to church camp with my daughters and will be slightly “off the grid” for a few days, but I wanted to leave you with some color inspiration before I go!  I recently did a color and design consultation with a new client who recently moved into a new build in a historic area […]

When Your Tray Ceiling Looks Like a Wedding Cake – How to Paint It

A tray ceiling (a ceiling with series of steps or layers) can be a special architectural feature in a home. Lately, I’ve chosen paint colors for several rooms with some MEGA tray ceilings – so many layers that they rival a towering wedding cake.  It’s a very dramatic architectural feature, to say the least. This […]

Are Your Paint Colors Chopping Up Your Flow?

Many homes don’t have a thought-out plan for the interior paint color palette.  It seems that most people just decide, for example, to paint one room a color they like.  Then at some point they decide to try out some other color in another room, without much thought to the colors that are in the […]

How Light Affects Paint Colors

Have you ever been in someone’s home and decided you absolutely had to have their wall color in your own home?  But when you painted your own room, the color looked quite different?  What’s up with that?  Metamerism.