Learn how to use Large Painted Sample Boards

{via pinterest}   [youtube_sc url=” http://youtu.be/JvZ7dzDNXMI” rel=”0″]   If you already have one of these collections, you’ll know how valuable they are. Here’s what one of my recent True Colour Experts said about her boards: “Without being too dramatic, the large colour boards have really and truly changed my color consultations. I purchased both of Maria’s collections after the Summer School webinar and having them immediately put me at a pro level. I then ... Continue Reading

Vancouver Interior Designer: The Best Backsplash Tile for Your Kitchen

This post is strictly for those of you that are still trying to decide on a backsplash for your kitchen. I get so many questions on backsplash tile that I thought I’d cover it in a little more detail in this video: ... Continue Reading

Vancouver Interior Designer: Will Installing Granite Sell your House Faster?

My clients previously had renters in the house I'm talking about (below) and were now going to do a quick little renovation to sell it. This was an old character home and the last renovation had been done in the 80’s which meant that all the cabinets in the bathroom and the kitchen were oak. The advice they received from their realtor was so WRONG that I had to pull out all my best stories to convince them that they should follow my advice instead. ... Continue Reading

If Gray is like Skinny Jeans, then what is Brown?

I received a great question from a reader about brown the other day: Image via Cote de Texas‘So I’ve seen your posts about gray and brown, but what I really want to know is if brown is going to the ‘mom’s jeans’ of the decorating world? I mean is it going to be so out that no on should use it? I’m hoping to hear that it will be more ... Continue Reading

Video Clips from September’s True Colour Expert Workshop

I am seriously delayed in posting new dates for this course, but I’ve been working on some video clips. Don’t judge them too harshly, they are far from professional and although a lot of the course was taped by my fabulous assistant we only ended up with a few very short clips which were presentable. Here’s September’s class: From Left to Right; Jennifer Duchene, Natalie Peterson, Mary Jo Gallagher, Jill ... Continue Reading