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Exterior Vinyl Windows – Can You Paint Them Dark?

As a residential paint color specialist, this is the busy season for exterior paint color consultations. Dark exterior windows are quite the rage for high-end builds right now, and I’ve been specifying them right and left. But can you paint vinyl windows dark, and if not, why?   This week I consulted with a couple […]

Why I’m So Excited About The Color WHITE

White??? WOW!!!   Sherwin-Williams just announced its 2016 Color of the Year and it’s OFF WHITE! Just like Benjamin Moore’s 2016 Color of the Year!   How EXCITING!!! white, white, everywhere! Looks like 2016 will be devoid of color completely!!! Everywhere you look, it’ll be just like your first apartment, where you weren’t allowed to […]

What to Wear to Interior Design Events

After day-in and day-out of work, work, work, I really enjoy getting dressed up and attending design-related events and the occasional awards banquet. Sometimes it’s hard to know what is appropriate to wear (especially when photos may be taken by the press). I found this funky designer dress on Everything But the House (EBTH) online […]

Historic Paint Colors in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park

I went on a little vacation last week with Mr. Man and the kids! We picked the most important things we each wanted to do while there, and mine was to visit architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s home and studio and tour the surrounding architectural mecca of Oak Park. YAYYYYYY!!!! The historic paint colors were a-mazing. […]

Storybook Girl’s Room Makeover

Once upon a time, there was a little girl who wanted to move into the room at the end of the hall, far away from her older sister.  In this room, she would read and dream and play Legos to her heart’s content.   The room once belonged to her father, Mr. Man, who decided to […]