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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


Best of Colour Me Happy 2013

Best of Colour me Happy 2013

It's time for my annual round up of the best posts of 2013, here they are: 1. How to be Smart in a World of Dumb Designers This homeowner was so generous to share her mistakes with us and this photograph illustrated my never changing advice about combining colours and fixed elements accurately. 2. An Open Letter to All Paint… Continue reading


Colour Me Happy Link Love for March

Easter basket

This weekend, Terreeia took my laptop into MAC because it's been sooooo slow and spinning, and spinning, and they said "You need a new hard drive". When we arrived the next morning to pick it up, they said "Your old hard drive is corrupt, so you have nothing" Well, Terreeia is the techie in this relationship, I was shopping in… Continue reading


Best of Colour Me Happy 2012

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It's time for my annual round-up of the best posts of 2012: 1. What NOT to do with Your Kitchen Island Design House Beautiful This post has a great example of what to do with a small, dinky island if you have one in your kitchen. 2. How Light Affects Paint Colour   source If you've always wondered how colour changes… Continue reading


Top 8 Posts by True Colour Experts

cupcake colour wheel

Toronto's workshop is sold out for next week! I'm so excited to meet a whole new group of True Colour Experts! If you'd like to be on a waiting list, email us.  Irene and I will be flying out on Monday to prepare and welcome our new workshop participants on Wednesday morning! I will schedule a new date in Toronto… Continue reading


Where I'll be in May & Some Must-Read Posts


On Mothers Day weekend, I will be at the Pure Painters Booth at the EPIC show at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. Here's what you'll find at the show: – Sit and listen to visionaries, thought-leaders, musicians, artists and even comedians – Eat and drink your way through 90,000 sqft of local and organic goodies – Shop for hours for the freshest fashions… Continue reading


Vancouver Colour Consultant: The Best of Colour Me Happy 2011

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It's almost the New Year and here is this year's round up of my 10 most popular posts: Image from Ralph Lauren Home Maria's Guide to Starting a Design Blog (I can't get this first link to work so if you google the headline you can read the post.) How-to posts about blogging are always popular and this post rounds up… Continue reading


The Best of Colour me Happy 2010

source It's almost New Years and I'm off tonight to celebrate. Dinner with friends downtown and a night at the brand new Fairmont Pacific Rim with the love of my life. So here's the round-up for this years posts that got the most comments, tweets and links in case you missed one:     source 10 Tips that will Take… Continue reading


Colour me Happy’s top 10 posts

In June I posted my 10 favourite articles from the first 6 months of the year here. Every time I come across one I like I save it in a folder, so here are my 10 favourites from July until now:   1) Cote de Texas -Top Ten Design Elements #2 [Slipcovers] Joni Webb writes this Blog/Virtual Magazine. Her blog… Continue reading


10 of my Favourite Posts

Things that Inspire does an annual “Favourite Posts” every December. She said every time she comes across a post she likes, she saves it in a folder. I thought this was such a great idea, I started doing the same thing but it’s June and I was already at 14, so I thought I would do a mid year review… Continue reading


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