Some Colors are Bossy. Will You Listen to Them?

Some colors are just plain bossy. You might want to ignore them, but you can't. And you shouldn't.It is not that they are overly bold or colorful.  They are just in your face. Every Single Day.They are your fixed finishes. The things you rarely change unless you are doing some significant remodeling. They are your countertops, your floors, and architectural features such as stone or brick walls or fireplaces, or other predominant features. They are the things that Read more [...]

Ways to Use Sherwin Williams 2021 Color of the Year- Urbane Bronze

As  a certified color strategist, I get  excited when the leading paint brands announce their color of the year,  so I can  dream about exciting ways to use it in a new design.When I first saw Sherwin William's color of the year for 2021, “Urbane Bronze", I was unsure how I felt about it. Browns are nice to work with, rather serene and a color of nature so nice to "bring the outside in". Sherwin Williams 2021 Color of the Year, Urbane Bronze. Read more [...]

Re-Invent Yourself and Your Home in 2020

As the new year approaches, you will probably hear a lot about trends in design, color and the latest, greatest ideas in furniture and accessories. My mind is focused inward on a different way of transforming your home.

I think about 2019, what I accomplished and what my life and home felt like. I’m compelled to plan for 2020 to re-invent my life, health, business and home to be the ideal expression of myself. How about you?

I have been inspired lately listening to Jim Fortin’s podcast, Read more […]