Color Inspiration: Autumn Deer

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Last weekend we went up to Orange County to visit my parents. Their property backs up to a wildland preserve so spotting a herd of deer nibbling on the hillside is not an uncommon sight come fall. In fact, over the years it has been one of my favorite things about that house. If you go up onto the …

Color Inspiration: Olympic Pride

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I have Olympic fever. So far I have been burning the midnight oil to catch every second of this year’s games. Having been a gymnast during the rein of the Magnificent Seven, I am so excited for the women’s gymnastics team finals tonight. Especially since I just read *Spoiler Alert* the Fab Five win big! In …

Color Inspiration: Summer Blooms

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During a trip to my parents house last weekend, I found this pretty cluster of flowers blooming on a trellis outside their kitchen. I couldn’t resist snapping a quick picture with my iphone. I’m not normally into using a lot of purples and pinks in a room, but I found myself dreaming of using these …

Color Inspiration: Lemon

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My favorite springtime treat is a tall glass of freshly squeezed lemonade. After receiving a large bag of homegrown lemons from a friend, I couldn’t wait to mix up a batch. I know there are plenty of purists out there who would cringe as I add my Splenda in lieu of real sugar or sweetened …

Color Inspiration: Flamingo

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Coral is often the go-to shade in the world of pinks. It’s bright, sophisticated and truth be told, has a much prettier ring to it than salmon. Personally, my favorite shade of pink is flamingo. To me, flamingo pink is not easily defined as one specific color but instead a collection of numerous shades of …