Historic Paint Colors of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park

Historic Paint Colors of 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....
Storybook Girl’s Room Makeover

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....
Learn from My Mistake – Check Your Paint Color

Learn from My Mistake – Check Your Paint Color

You’ve heard you should always practice what you preach, right? Well, I’m always preaching about checking your paint color match at the store to make sure your color is dead-on right.   Well, I found two little side tables at a yard sale that I wanted...
Coral Reef – Finally A Color of the Year I Can Get Behind!

Coral Reef – Finally A Color of the Year I Can Get Behind!

Just when I was beginning to lose hope, Sherwin-Williams announced it’s 2015 Color of the Year – Coral Reef (SW 6606). via And I love it!  I wasn’t thrilled with Benjamin Moore’s choice of a sage-meets-chartreuse green a few weeks back. source...
Paint Colors, Home Ownership, and Winning

Paint Colors, Home Ownership, and Winning

It’s been a busy week between working with clients and going to several events, including the Sherwin-Williams ColorMix 2015 designer event. I finally got to meet Jackie Jordan, Sherwin Williams Color Marketing Director.  She was so friendly – such a nice...