Category Archives: Painting

Energize Your Home Interior with Tangerine Tango

Sophisticated, dramatic and seductive are the words Pantone uses to describe Tangerine Tango, the 2012 Color of the Year.  A cool reddish orange hue, Tangerine Tango will be used across the consumer marketplace to inspire, recharge and move us forward. … Continue reading

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20 Rooms, 20 Designers, One Remarkable Transformation

For the past several months, I have been busy helping to coordinate a project at Alpha House of Tampa called, A Room of Her Own. I wrote about the project origins here. Today, as we’re heading into the Thanksgiving weekend, … Continue reading

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Am I Really Supposed to Park in Here?

It’s time to clean the garage again. Ugh! Cleaning out my garage is not my favorite chore. In fact… it’s probably one of my worst. It’s not the cleaning I mind so much, it’s the guilt associated with having let … Continue reading

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Home Exterior Color Reveal

If you were holding your breath to see if the Sherwin Williams color visualizer was accurate in helping me to select “Ramie” as my exterior paint color, I am sorry. But I am also VERY impressed. Two and a half … Continue reading

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Pumpkins

My fingers were itching for some glue gun time and I was super inspired by a lot of blogs this week! First off, Robyn Story announced a holiday decorating contest. She really didn’t give any details, but my mind started … Continue reading

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Home Office Color Transformation

Finally… my “color of the year” office is complete! In January, I had the bright idea to tailor my office to Pantone‘s Color of the Year. Originally, I thought I would paint all the walls a neutral color and reserve … Continue reading

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Ta Da! A New Original – Bar Harbor Beauty

It may need more work… but I’m done! I posted the photograph a few weeks ago. This is my watercolor interpretation. Let me know what you think! If you’re interested in a print and/or the original, let me know. I’m … Continue reading

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Using the Sherwin Williams Color Tool to Visualize Color

There’s a handy tool on the Sherwin Williams website that I love to refer my clients to. (https://www.sherwin-williams.com/visualizer/) It’s a color visualizer that allows you to see how a color is going to look before you commit to painting. While it’s … Continue reading

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Bar Harbor Beauty

The last time I painted, the entire project left me completely frustrated. I was part of a class that concentrated on realistic painting. Technically, I pushed myself very hard and I learned a lot. But I found that the more … Continue reading

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