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Maria Killam's Trend Forecast for 2015

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The look of 2015 is dramatic, modern, and rich. How was your holiday? I am rested and rejuvinated and excited to see what 2015 has in store!  Back to the gym too, it's fun to eat whatever you want during the holidays but it's time to stop having a chocolate for desert at breakfast, lunch and dinner, haha. Black  This… Continue reading

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Best of Colour Me Happy 2014

Best of Colour Me Happy 2014 | Maria Killam

It's time for my annual round-up of best posts for 2014, here they are: 1. My White Kitchen Inside Style at Home {Maria's Kitchen} It was pretty amazing to have my house on the cover of the April issue of Style at Home this year. See the before's and after's of my kitchen here.   2. Ask Maria: Help, I Don't Want… Continue reading

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Happy Christmas to All

Happy Christmas to All | Maria Killam

{via pinterest} {via pinterest}   {via pinterest}   {via pinterest} {via pinterest} Ever seen the holiday decor at the White House? It's not to be missed here.  I am so looking forward to this two week break! And I have some news! I have been nominated for an education award by Withit, the awards dinner will be at the Las… Continue reading

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How to Keep a White Sofa WHITE over the Holidays

How to Keep a White Sofa WHITE over the Holidays | Maria Killam

  Recently a designer friend of mine called me in a panic! Her client had fallen in love with all things cream in a show house and asked her to order a custom made sofa with a chaise in CREAM for her family room. When it arrived, her client said "OMG I didn't realize it would look THAT white!". I have… Continue reading

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The 4 Categories of Whites Everyone Should Know via Holiday Photos

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Since so many of you bought my White is Complicated eBook during my launch this past week, I thought it would be fun to post about holiday white rooms and talk about which category of whites they fall under inside my system. {via Style at Home} And here you can see that the staircase is basically painted a true white. How… Continue reading

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2014 Holiday Tour of My House inside Canadian Living Magazine

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I am overwhelmed with gratitude by the number of you who bought my White is Complicated, A Decorators Guide to Choosing the Right White eBook in the past two days since I launched it! Thank you from the bottom of my heart, it makes all my hard work for this launch so worth it! Your emails and feedback have been so… Continue reading

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My White is Complicated eBook is Finally Here!

My White is Complicated eBook is Finally Here!

Hooray, I can hardly believe it, I have been working so hard to get everything lined up for this eBook launch and it's finally here! You'll also receive my bonus book of whites when you buy the eBook! I can't wait to hear what you think!! xoxo Maria

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My Take on Pantone's 2015 Colour of the Year: Marsala

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My Mom knew the colour of the year before I did. About a week ago, I saw her knitting a scarf, and I said "Mom, that's such an old, dated colour, are you really going to knit a scarf in that colour?" "Well, I found this yarn and decided it would be fun to make one, she said." My mother… Continue reading

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Ask Maria: Help! I Just Had My First REAL Colour Consultation

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I recently received this question from a new colour consultant: "Maria, I need some advice, this encounter was a doozy: I had previewed the house with my realtor friend before the buyer closed, so I already was familiar with the 'boss' of the living room — a rock fireplace with a mostly gold undertone. And, because of some other factors in the connecting dining room,… Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit has Arrived!

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We always get our tree and decorate the first weekend of December but I'm still working all day and all night preparing for my white eBook launch for another week so all we have up so far is a holiday wreath at the front door and the house has a white string of lights outside!

I love the holidays, the rain and cold never seems bleak to me in the weeks leading up to Christmas because of all the sparkly lights and decorations!

So while we patiently wait for that day to come, here are some holiday photos to inspire you. Continue reading

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