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Creating a Mood- Color Palettes that Glow

Those of you who follow me on Facebook know that I like to post photos from my power walks. Recently, I read that some experts are calling Emerald Green the 'Color of 2013'. So, when I ran into this most amazing scene along the Crystal Springs Reservoir near my home in Burlingame, California, I had to imagine a room that evoked this magical setting. Here's what I came up with: [caption id="attachment_7454" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Deep dark green walls. Preferably, layers of green blending to this deep black emerald color with a wax finish..."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_7452" align="aligncenter" width="471" caption="A gorgeous dark brown sofa like the modern piece inspired by the old English Chesterfield style sofa from Jayson Home & Garden..."][/caption] [caption...

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My Village People- part 2

For all of you who run your own business, you know this moment: You want this big project; this amazing client. So, you make the calls, do the sales pitch, negotiate the contract, re-work the bid, even picture yourself doing it... and then you get it- you get the project! You celebrate! You feel special! Even a little giddy... And then it hits you... you've gotta lot of work to do. How will you ever get it done? Finally, you gather your energy,  your courage and you rally. Let's do this!!!! That's exactly what happened when DIY Network called wanting videos of fresh how-to paint projects. But I caught my breathe pretty quickly because I have a fearless posse: Stephanie...

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Now Available, Pillow Talk!

I'm thrilled to announce that after teaming up on a few projects now, you can buy my Good Fortune line of throw pillows at Willa Home! [caption id="attachment_3804" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="1414 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame CA 650 375-121"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3800" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Look, there they are! Right in the middle of one of my favorite shops- so thrilled! On sale for $75.00, each pillow is custom printed and hand sewn on natural linen with a flax color linen on the back and a squishy soft insert."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3801" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption=""Your dreams are taking shape and will be realized soon" Other fortunes include "You're about to receive money from an unexpected source, " and "An enchanted evening promises delightful surprises for...

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