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Swatchdeck

Swatchdeck

By on February 22, 2016 in Press Releases with 0 Comments

In an industry that is slow to adopt technology, SwatchDeck mobile app breaks through the barrier, allowing you to order your paint in-app. Released in April 2014, SwatchDeck has been helping home owners and professional contractors and decorators keep their customers’ paint colors and finishes organized.

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5 Ways To Update An Office Space

5 Ways To Update An Office Space

By on January 23, 2016 in How we use Color. with 2 Comments

 A simple paint job is one of the best ways to completely update an office building. It’s not all about the looks, either. The way you utilize colors can have a huge impact on emotions, creativity and even productivity. Nowadays, trends in office decor are based not only on making good impressions with clients and […]

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Matching Bathroom Colors with the Décor

Matching Bathroom Colors with the Décor

As an important room in your home, where you spend many intimate moments, your bathroom should be designed in such a way that it is both unquestionably functional but also relaxing and meditative. The latter can be achieved by matching choice of fabrics and fixtures, but more importantly, by using coordinating and complementing colors. These […]

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What Color Should I Paint My Bedroom?

What Color Should I Paint My Bedroom?

By on April 21, 2015 in How we use Color. with 6 Comments

 What color should I paint my bedroom? Simple question right? Unfortunately, the answer is not that simple. What are the factors that need to be considered before we even think about a color for the bedroom? Well for me, just one. Who’s sleeping in the room? A man? A woman? Both? We’d love to choose the […]

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Helping Homeowners Choose Color

Helping Homeowners Choose Color

By on February 21, 2015 in How we use Color. with 4 Comments

It’s always great news when a client comes to you for a painting project. On occasion, homeowners have no idea the direction they want to take with their home decorating, leaving you with the task of coming up with color tips and suggestions for them. Luckily, there are a few tips and tricks to help […]

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Jackie Jordan Talks About Colormix™ 2015

Jackie Jordan Talks About Colormix™ 2015

By on June 13, 2014 in How we use Color. with 0 Comments

Come join me as I talk to Jackie Jordan about Colormix 2015, Optimistic Odyssey Jackie, congratulations on the release of Colormix™ 2015. The colors are just beautiful! As a Color Professional myself, I’ve been watching the teasers on Twitter and the behind the scenes snaps of the color forecasts all week and couldn’t wait to see […]

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How To Choose Color From a Photograph

How To Choose Color From a Photograph

By on May 21, 2014 in How we use Color. with 0 Comments

Want to choose color for your home using a photograph? Color inspiration can be found just about anywhere and photographs are one of the best sources.  Grab your camera, take a picture that inspires you and lets talk about it. At this point we’ve all seen them, thousands if not millions of pictures with those cute […]

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Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap Glass

By on April 13, 2014 in How we use Color. with 0 Comments

Choosing Color We have talked a lot about choosing color here, and I have had  success using the Sherwin-Williams Color Visualizer,  here is an example I wrote about in 2011.  Although nothing beats a color consultant, like these ladies, there are other ways consumers and contractors can explore color. Using Technology Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap Glass is the […]

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How can I use pastel colors in my home?

How can I use pastel colors in my home?

By on March 16, 2014 in How we use Color. with 0 Comments

  Do you like pastel colors? Most people think of baby colors, nursery or “old” decor when you say pastels. Not anymore!  Today, I’m going to show you how you can use pastel colors in your home without it looking like a nursery or a nursing home. Aren’t these colors just beautiful? These are actually my egg […]

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What Color Should I Paint My Nursery?

What Color Should I Paint My Nursery?

By on November 21, 2013 in How we use Color. with 1 Comment

Wondering what color to paint your nursery? Having a girl? Paint the nursery pink. Having a boy? Paint the nursery blue. This seems to be the obvious choice but is it the right one?  Many times parents immediately think just pink or just blue when they are deciding on what color to paint a nursery […]

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What color should I paint my laundry room?

What color should I paint my laundry room?

By on November 6, 2012 in How we use Color. with 52 Comments

The most forgettable room in the house is the laundry room. It’s not very exciting and nobody wants to go in there because it’s a really small room with dust bunnies all over the place. Going in the laundry room means we’re about to do a very unpleasant chore – laundry – either folding or […]

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Keep Lighting in Mind When Choosing Your Color

Keep Lighting in Mind When Choosing Your Color

By on August 22, 2012 in How we use Color. with 11 Comments

Lighting and color go hand in hand. You can have great color but it you have poor lighting, you color can look very different. Keep in mind your lighting when choosing your colors. Look at the color of the shades and bulbs because that will modify how the color will look in your space. Choosing […]

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Tips to Avoid Confusion When Choosing a Proper Color for Your Home

Tips to Avoid Confusion When Choosing a Proper Color for Your Home

1. Get to know the colors. A little bit of research won’t do you any harm. Study the standard color wheel, and collect paint strips to aid you in making the decision. Consider the intensity (brightness) of a color and its range of hues from the lightest to the darkest. 2. Decide on a color […]

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Color For Kids Rooms. Should they choose their own colors?

Color For Kids Rooms. Should they choose their own colors?

Don’t you just love the colors kids WANT to choose for their room? I know when I have my color consultations and it’s time to choose color for a kids room, Mom is nervous, the kids are excited and I just laugh – to myself of course. I think know it’s super important to let the kid choose […]

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Kitchen Appliances and Color Choices

Kitchen Appliances and Color Choices

By on June 25, 2012 in Homeowner Resources with 0 Comments

I still say choosing a color scheme for the kitchen is the most challenging. Ironically, it has the least amount of wall space after all the appliances and cabinets are in but the color you do choose, has to be perfect! Just think about all the time you spend in the kitchen. From the time you wake […]

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