Just the other day, I had three separate conference calls scheduled with consultants that had graduated from the ColorIQ course and were at various stages in their businesses. Wanting to discuss project designs and get my feedback before presenting them to their clients, I realized that each of them had taken the skills they learned … Continue reading The Secret Sauce to Becoming an Extraordinary Color Consultant
Have you ever looked at a beautiful room in a design magazine and immediately wanted that color? Or, your friend painted their master bedroom and you just had to have that color in your home? We've all done it, but as you can see above color can be quite deceiving. Yes, each of these … Continue reading Will the Real Revere Pewter Please Stand Up?
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?
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
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
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