Image via Barbara Barry (A pretty combination of green-grays and yellow-beige) Irene and I are working on my White is Complicated eBook. We got to a section and she said "You need to explain that more thoroughly, people are literalists". And she's right. When we're learning anything, we're literal. That's why in every profession and especially design and colour you need… Continue reading
I'm really excited to announce a free training call for all design professionals, stagers, decorators, interior designers and architects: If you’re like so many of my clients, these situations may sound familiar: You don’t have a system to walk your clients through as they choose the different elements of their project, so you end up following their lead in your efforts… Continue reading
People email me all the time asking me how in the world it's possible to specify colour on-line. They say things like "My husband is skeptical so sorry". Which is totally fine of course, I'm busy, don't worry about me. In fact I'm trying to get out of here for the lake this week, I'm still here packing up! The… Continue reading
I was so thrilled when one of my clients recently shared these images with me of our on-line consultation in July. Here is her note as well as the images of the total renovation of their cottage. The exterior before shot is at the end of the post. Hi Maria, Had a session with you in July and I think… Continue reading
This couple called me because they had already unhappily been living with pink beige walls (BM Bar Harbour Beige) for the past 7 years in their living and hallways. Then when they renovated the kitchen and installed new tile in the hallways, the tile that she was clear had zero pink in it before it was installed, suddenly went pink.… Continue reading
Dorothy emailed me back in November and asked if she could pay for one hour of my time to consult on her daughter's home. It was to be her Christmas present. The den (below) was the biggest reason. Beth hated the colour so much she was starting to be convinced that it was time to move. Before After: SW 6131… Continue reading
The best money-saving advice I give my clients every single day is dedicated around the correct way to introduce finishes from today into your dated, 20-30 year old (or more) space.
For example, recently I consulted with a client who had plans to rip out everything in the bathroom except the one-piece shower/tub. She sent me some images in advance of our consultation of some combination sink/vanity units she planned to purchase to replace her existing vanity. Continue reading