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The Feng Shui of Color

A FREE ClassSaturday, November 13th, 20101-3 pmSPACE: A Design Build Collective7200 Greenwood Avenue N.Seattle, WA 98103(206) 706-1054Feng shui, the ancient Chinese system used to balance and enhance environmental energy, has increasingly been accepted as a valid and beneficial solution for improving our lives and destiny. We are delighted that our culture is awakening [...]

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Raising the Energy with Holiday Decor

Time to take down the Halloween decorations. The girls have made all kinds of orange construction paper jack-o-lanterns from preschool through the primary grades. We tape them all over the french doors leading to the deck, making them appear as though they are perched on the mullions. The pumpkins, ranging in age [...]

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Illuminating Color

While walking home the other day, I passed by a lace cap hydrangea that danced for my attention. It was a sweet and delicate dance. Illuminating.I had not been struck by such a quality in the same way before. I was puzzled by it, quite frankly. I had to inspect further [...]

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Architecture Comes First!

Creating the palette using the relationships between the colors is step one. Where then to apply those colors is step two!So often, our clients will begin their consultation with telling us where they were thinking to put an "accent wall." After they've made their declaration, of course we follow up with, "Why?"Without a [...]

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All in a Day's Work

Emily had the opportunity to spend most of Saturday with Terry and Gail in their Queen Anne high-rise condo overlooking Puget Sound: an expansive and spectacular view of sky, water, and mountains in the background.They have recently remodeled their kitchen and are ready to begin painting the whole place. Additionally, they wanted some [...]

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With Color in Space, Home Sells in 2 Days...Even in This Market!!!

Just received this email from one of our past clients:Hi Emily & Bruce,Just wanted to let you know that we put our house on the market this weekend and accepted an offer this morning! Thank you to both of you for helping us get it ready. I think it looks great:!Emily performed a [...]

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Forbo Marmoleum for Kitchen Countertop

On Tuesday, I will be working with Sarah on her family's new home. They are renovating a mid-century ranch in West Seattle and have very clear priorities and end-vision: function and sustainability at the top of the list! While she has gathered beautiful and complementary samples and has made some decisions, she [...]

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They Took the Leap of Faith!

I was thrilled to recently visit the friends with whom I worked on selecting the Forbo Marmoleum Aubergine and Benjamin Moore Stormy Monday for their kitchen remodel. They did it! They trusted what we saw and experienced together when looking at small samples of all of the finishes isolated together and chose that [...]

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Dwelling Palettes Sold On-Line…Site Has Not Even Been Live for 2 Days!

Thank you so much, Maj in New York!!! Most importantly are these affirming words: Just spent some time perusing your site. LOVE IT!! Congratulations on getting it up and running. It seems like interesting, innovative, rewarding work. I'm going to order some palettes and I think they will give me the confidence to finish off [...]

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Color is Perceived Through Relationships

I recently worked with a couple on their kitchen remodel, who also happen to be friends. They are extremely talented with a home that truly reflects their family's spirit: relaxed, organic, artsy, warm, and comfortable. The kitchen is the last space in the home to be remodeled. They've done it [...]

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