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13 Ways to Create Flow with a White Kitchen

How to Create Flow with a White Kitchen

View from the Master Bedroom Two weeks ago, I found a new business coach. Julia decided my business needed an intervention and if I didn't come to see her, it would be months until we sorted things out on the phone together. Fortunately for me, she had two days that she was able to re-arrange on short notice to fit… Continue reading

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My Take on Pantone's 2014 Colour of the Year: Radiant Orchid

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Since purple hasn't been on Pantone's radar for more than 10 years, maybe it was time for it to take the spotlight as the colour of the year. {click on images for source} I would not have said purple. Since I consult with clients all over the country I can honestly say not one person has ever considered this shade… Continue reading

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Colour Interview with Eileen Kathryn Boyd

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I am a huge fan of Eileen Kathryn Boyd and her work. I had the pleasure of meeting her in New York at Blogfest last year! And she was in this June's House Beautiful! here's a bedroom she designed using her fabrics from Duralee. I recently interviewed her for my blog and here are her answers: What is your favourite… Continue reading

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7 Ideas for Happy Colour

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Last night IKEA had a media party to launch their brand new store in Richmond. They built one 3 times bigger right beside the old one which will apparently be torn down. EIVOR   It's always fun when colour trends arrive at big box stores and become totally affordable. This black and white throw will be a staple in everyone's… Continue reading

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Are China Cabinets Dated? Yay or Nay

Image via Pinterest I recently bought a sideboard for my dining room (I still need to find lamps, etc which is why I haven't posted it yet). I certainly had room for a china cabinet but I didn't buy one because it would have made the space look smaller. Plus what I love about a sideboard is that you can… Continue reading

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What is the Colour of Fun?

flickr Mark Woodman is the incoming president of the Color Marketing Group starting in 2011.  At the conference last weekend we had a presentation called C20 where 20 colour professionals had one minute to present ‘What’s Next’.  My favourite was Mark’s question. A day at the beach (flickr) He said he noticed from just observing the world around him that… Continue reading

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Which Colour Sofa should you Buy?

Okay, before you end up with a room this white (below)? Let’s go through all the colour options first: Credit It’s been a long time since I have picked out a new sofa. My first one was black and white stripes, I was 21. Then, when I was married at 27 my husband and I bought a sofa and loveseat… Continue reading

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How to update an 80’s Kitchen with Colour

You know how referral business is always the best because if you have a great client, then it’s likely that their friends will be great too? Well I have decided my readers/clients (that’s you) are all fabulous! It’s like I get the best referrals on the planet from those of you that read this blog and I am so grateful!… Continue reading

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