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Three Signs You're Ready for a Color Consultant

I asked a paint contractor once, "what color do your clients request most for exterior painting?" He said, "Mostly, they just ask me to paint it the same color."  What?! Turns out, people often find it more painful to go through the process of choosing new paint colors that might turn out badly, then to stick with the original colors they already know they don't like. Given that most of us paint our houses just once every decade or two, that's crazy! The price tag of a nice paint job is a sizable investment, but the cost of staring at the same sad siding color for another ten years, or patching your house with 30 paint swatches only to end up overwhelmed and defeated,...

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New Workshops Announced this week!

A client once told me that she always felt like she had to apologize when guests came over. She loved her home but didn't know how to make it feel better.If you're feeling insecure or unsatisfied by the way it feels to live in your home, here's your chance this year to change that: HUE 1: Using Color to Create a Space you Love at Neighbor's Corner in San Francisco on Sunday, March 6th 499 Douglass Street @ 21st Street San Francisco CA 94114 In this interactive workshop, HUE 1, you'll learn how to use a paint deck, read a color wheel and discover three classic color palettes that you can personalize for your home. "I worried my husband would...

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Making Abigail Ahern's Open Call!

  I'm so thrilled to be included in Abigail Ahern's Open Call blog feature where we talk about my Plein Heir collection and what I've learned from my creative business. Abigail is so unique, so willing to share her ideas, and so totally bold and original in her approach to color, home goods and interior design. If you follow me, you know I've followed and pinned and shared her work for a long time. She's my hero. To celebrate, I'm offering 20% of all products on my site! Click HERE to go to my shopping page then use the discount code-- thanks abigail (it comes up just before you pay) to receive your discount. THEN, go to Abigail's website to...

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Shannon Kaye HOME's Plein Heir catalog

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Cooking up ART and COLOR Events with Tamalpie Pizzaria

Recently, an awesome client referred me to a friend who owns a chic new restaurant in Mill Valley, and we're partnering up to offer two exciting Art and Color events! So cool. (Thanks, PR!) Join me at Tamalpie Pizzaria 477 Miller Avenue in Mill Valley, California for my latest Color Theory Class and an Art Reception to introduce my newest paintings and vintage furniture I'm re-working with an innovative twist!          Shannon Kaye's Home Colors Workshop Monday, June 24th from 2-4pm Bring a decorative piece from your home and join us for lunch, a review of the color wheel and unique method for helping you choose the perfect color palette for your home. Attendance is limited to...

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