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The Power of Color

I went to a client's home for a color consultation the other day. He had pale beige carpet, medium toned wood furniture, and just one piece of art on the wall. He said, "how do I know which color to choose?" While it's true that paint color can completely transform your space, it's important to think of wall colors as an integral element to the overall look and feel. There's no one color that will turn a room into a royal palace, especially if you don't have the rich fabrics and opulent accessories of a majestic dwelling. But opening your mind to rearranging a few things and featuring your favorite pieces is a good way to start envisioning the best...

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the Plein Heir catalog pp. 9 & 10

[caption id="attachment_9595" align="alignleft" width="408" caption="I'm excited to share these recent painting as they both speak to personal experiences that have helped me grow this year."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_9594" align="alignleft" width="448" caption="As part of my floral series, I'm looking forward to finding flea market pieces that will show these little pieces off."][/caption]  

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the Plein Heir catalog pp. 7 & 8

[caption id="attachment_9582" align="alignleft" width="442" caption="I created this painting during my personal 'Painting-a-week' challenge earlier this year. I was inspired by some Navajo textiles I saw at the DeYoung Museum and was reminded of the Native American themed airport dolls and jewelry my dad used to bring me from his business trips to Indian Reservations across the country. I see this print becoming a textile pattern to sell by the bold, but for now this big comfy bolster pillow is adds a cheerful bust of oclor for any style room."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_9581" align="alignleft" width="434" caption="This painting recently sold, but you can still purchase a bolster pillow in this standard or custom size. It's hard to let go of my paintings, but...

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Wish you Knew What Colors to Choose for your House?

Then join me at Tamalpie Pizzeria in Mill Valley this Monday from 2-4pm for an approachable and interactive workshop all about the color wheel and how I use it to choose beautiful color palettes for any room. Seats are limited to 15, so Click here to reserve your spot! I've taught this class across the country to paint contractors and sales reps with national organizations. Now, I'm coming home and getting personal with you. I charge $250 for my color consulting services, but here's your chance, for $45 and two hours- not to mention a lovely Tamalpie lunch!- to learn about my process, ask questions, and work with me to help you choose beautiful colors for your home. Bring a...

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