I have this little theory that personality types correspond to a distinct color on a color wheel fairly consistently. Nothing scientific or new here just an observation. We each have a color personality that we turn to for different things such as paint, accessories, makeup and clothes. It may change shapes every so often but we … Continue reading What’s Your Color Personality?
"Mother nature plays tricks with our eyes every day! but I have a few tricks of my own!" We all have experienced crazy color phenomenon with vision and things certainly are not always as they appear to be. You might look at a color swatch in the paint store and be convinced it's yellow because it … Continue reading You Can Fool Mother Nature!
I Love the ColorIQ classroom! So much to learn and see and share. But, do you know what's really great? It’s the way that the students always share and help each other, creating a special bond that lasts well into their careers. So it’s not always what we learn but HOW we learn together. The opportunity … Continue reading The ColorIQ Classroom
Don't you love Spring? Longer days, warmer temperatures, and flowers everywhere like a Disney movie where the animals sing and the flowers talk? I think that's winter fatigue talking but we can still get a head start on feeling spring-like! So I'm on my annual search for perfect spring colors and fun projects to make everything fresh … Continue reading Whispering Spring Color
First you should know I'm not a cookie cutter type of gal. I don't want my home to look like every other home on the block. Same colors, same tile floors, same countertops and even the same cabinets. No, not for me. I much prefer dynamic design and personality...my personality, not contractors choice! So I'm always on the … Continue reading The Next Generation of Countertops
Looking to nature to inspire. Here the pink clouds and purple sky dominate the color palette. The charcoal, brown and gold warm it up. Remember to look at proportion because nature always gets it right! Pink Clouds Purple Sky Purple and gold Pink Chair Soft Walls Purple and gray Plum Walls
There's a lot of people searching for the magic answer to easily select color for their homes, and even more people telling them how to do it. The problem is that all this free advice is based on generic color theory which has little to do with architectural color! While some of it is correct (in … Continue reading What Makes Architectural Color So Confusing?
Nothing excites me more than unexpected color combinations. I'm inspired by this one because it's moody, elegant, and tells a story. Here, I extracted colors from the photo and played with the color combinations that could be used to design a color palette for the room. Below are some great examples of this unexpected (and … Continue reading Unexpected Color Combinations