Recently, I received this email from one of my on-line clients:
Thank you for your consultation about half a year ago.We finally had a chance to re-paint the dining room.This color looked fabulous in the hallway, however there is something wrong how it feels with this color in the dining room.Something just doesn't feel right and I can't understand exactly what. Is there anything you could recommend to fix it?Maybe re-paint the paneling into cream or yellow?
Hi Irina,I think it looks great so I'm not sure what you're seeing (and I'm NOT saying that because I picked it). When the colour doesn't relate to anything in the room, that's when people criticize it the most. In other words, everything in there is white and there is no pattern with green (for example) that you can see relates to the walls, if you like the way it looks in the hallway that most likely doesn't get much natural light maybe that means you should go darker in the dining room because you have natural light in there.Let me know what you think. Maria
A few days later I received another email after she found some artwork in another room:
Just wanted to share how it came out.
I think it looks nice now
Well Sunday morning at 6:00 am I will be on a flight to Raleigh, North Carolina for this years Withit Conference.
I'm sharing a room with my friend Barbara Miller. I posted about a dining room she decorated here a while ago.
At the conference I'll be leading a round table on How to Write a Blog Everyone will Love.
Well, technically not everyone. If you try to write a blog that EVERYONE will love, you'll end up without a niche or a point of view and it's very important to have both. So that's part of what I'll be talking about.
Now I need to figure out what I'm going to wear. Terreeia said she was wondering when the fashion show was going to start as I try on outfit after outfit to get her opinion, haha. Well, that's tomorrow.
Thank goodness for my fashion Pinterest board that I can use for inspiration!
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