Tag Archives: maria killam

Get Your Furniture Arrangement In Balance

I see it all the time:  rooms that lack balance.  When your furniture is not balanced, the whole room feels off-kilter. source   Here’s a good example off an off-kilter room I worked in last week.  From this angle it didn’t look so bad, in regard to furniture placement.  There wasn’t a lot of color […]

Is Orange is the New Red?

Orange in decor is a huge trend this fall.  It’s turning up everywhere.  It truly is the new red.  And orange lacquer is H-O-T:  Stacy Curran Whenever I see orange lacquer, I think of my blogger pal Jill Sorensen and her fabulous designs.

The Best of Gray

Yesterday Maria Killam of Colour Me Happy featured a quote from me (among other color experts) regarding one of my favorite grays.  via Maria Killam Check out the post here to get the low-down on all the hottest grays this season.   Thank you for the mention, Maria!  You are such a rock star . . […]

Do You Judge Your Decorator by her Fingernails?

When I meet a client for a Color Consultation, they are sizing me up.  They may already know that I’m a certified True Colour Expert trained under internationally-acclaimed Maria Killam.  They may know that I am a Benjamin Moore Color Expert and on their Design Advisory Panel.  But they are still wondering:  does this girl know […]

Where Being Trendy Can Go Horribly Wrong

I recently had a conversation with a client about the kitchen tile she had chosen before I arrived on the scene.  I was there for a paint color consultation and she was simply sharing what she had recently chosen to install (she had not had it installed yet, thankfully).  Her granite countertops were busy with browns, creams, […]

What Color Are You Afraid Of?

If you’re reading this blog, it’s pretty likely that you are not afraid of color.   But is there a certain color that scares you?  I recently posed this question on The Decorologist Facebook page and got some interesting responses.  source

An Education in Color

Happy Friday!  I’m having a fabulous time hanging out in Atlanta, soaking up all the good color knowledge that Color Guru – I mean Colour Guru, Maria Killam, can dish out.  Friends, I am in training this week to be a newly-certified True Colour Expert!  Who knew education could be this much fun?   Here’s me […]

Why You Might Need to Hire a Decorator

Good morning!  I had a crazy, busy weekend and am a little behind schedule on my blogging.  I plan on working up a few Easter decorating posts for this week.  But I do have something really interesting to share with you today.  One of my favorite blogs to follow is Maria Killam’s blog, Colour Me Happy.  […]