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Vancouver Interior Designer: Maria Killam in the Washington Post

I'm working on the press page for my new website (my new blog will be located at www.mariakillam.com when it goes live) and we need one place to link all my Washington Post mentions (five) so that's why you are getting this recap today! How to Shop for Wallpaper: Washington Post blog watch, September 17, 2009 Photo by Maria Killam Click here… Continue reading

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How to Shop for Wallpaper

Thank you to the Washington Post for including this post in your blog watch, September 17, 2009! There’s wallpaper that you can buy off-the-shelf in a paint store–rolls of it, pre-selected in bulk quantities—but the choices are slim. To get the best selection, ordering through wallpaper books is the best way to do it. Usually higher end paint stores will… Continue reading

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Vancouver stylist; How to Create a Vignette or Tablescape

Thank you to the Washington Post for including this post in your blog watch, August 13, 2009! Last week while vacationing in Toronto, I did a little shopping (of course). Walking in and out of all the wonderful stores on Avenue Road and Davenport (see first 3 images below) I came to the realization that it’s a miracle that I… Continue reading

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Interview with Colour Expert; Janice Lindsay

Thank you to the Washington Post for including this post in your blog watch, July 9, 2009! Some of you know that I recently purchased Janice Lindsay’s new book called “All About Colour” [below] and then wrote a post about the first thing I read when I opened the book here. Janice Lindsay is one of Canada's leading colour designers.… Continue reading

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Colour me Happy it’s a Day for Celebration!

For the second week in a row my blog is in the Washington Post Blog Watch.  This week it was for the post I just wrote on the 5 Questions to consider when selecting a new colour for your kitchen!  So I just had to post this image sent to me by Rebecca Sherman at Houses Gardens People (love the name… Continue reading

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5 Steps to Selecting the Right Colour for your Kitchen

Thank you to the Washington Post for including this post in your blog watch, March 26, 2009! One of my clients generously allowed me to photograph her kitchen [last week] so that I could walk through [with you] the new colour we chose and why? flickr colour wheel This is the countertop and backsplash tile. You can see that the… Continue reading

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Colour me Happy in the Washington Post

It took 3 comments this morning for me to clue in that my blog was in Washington Post’s “Our picks to click this week”.  That is very exciting!  My client Suzanne (whose apartment I featured) in the post “The right way to create flow using Colour” and I are about to be famous :)  Well in the blog world anyway!… Continue reading

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The Right way to Create Flow using Colour

Thank you to the Washington Post for including this post in your blog watch, March 19, 2009!When a client calls me to inquire about a colour consultation, here’s the question they need answered more than anything else: How do you create flow, and how do you transition the colour from one room to another? In addition to this, people want… Continue reading

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