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BellJar Color Palette

[caption id="attachment_1465" align="aligncenter" width="399" caption="BellJar in San Francisco on 16th Street between Valencia and Guerrero has the most beautiful palette of home accessories, art, and clothing. It's a gem of a store with colors that could work in any room of your house."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1470" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Sherwin-Williams 6210 Window Pane"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1468" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Sherwin-Williams 6425 Relentless Olive"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1466" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Sherwin-Williams 6994 Blackgreen"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1469" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Sherwin-Williams 2810 Rookwood Sash Green"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1467" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Sherwin-Williams 6415 Hearts of Palm"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1471" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Sherwin-Williams 6696 Quilt Gold"][/caption]

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Hayes Valley Colors- A San Franciso Treat

A recent addition to the Hayes Valley scene is a Ben Eine's installation- a larger than life painting on the side of a building that reads Brighter Faster. The painting perfectly reflects the colors of this vibrant, optimistic, and eclectic San Francisco neighborhood. [caption id="attachment_1292" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Ben Eine, a commercial street artist from London, created this mural for San Francisco. Friends with another famed graffiti artist, Banksy, an Eine's painting was recently present to Presidenet Obama by Prime Minister, David Cameron"][/caption] Strolling past the shops, restaurants, and down to the Blue Bottle Coffe kiosk on Linden Street, I can't help but feel that the driving energy behind this creative city pocket is confidence, optimism, and expression. [caption id="attachment_1301" align="aligncenter"...

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Hang Glider Inspired Color Palette

waiting for the right time... trusting your instincts... and taking the leap! I'm sure with hang gliders launching off mountains all over the world, there are countless hues they've seen from their wings. This palette is based on the day I spent at Ed Levin County Park in Milpitas California watching my friend, Krista's first hang gliding lesson. Peaceful and open, this palette could work in any room with any style. Behr Grassy Field Behr Peaceful Behr Nevada Sky

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Color in the City, San Francisco

[caption id="attachment_1034" align="aligncenter" width="351" caption="Believed to be designed by Henry Geilfuss, this is one of my favorite painted ladies- Gorgeous!"][/caption] Recently, CertaPro Painters asked me to create a collection of exterior home colors inspired by San Francisco. I couldn't wait to get started. I spent several days driving around the City and exploring the history of Presidio Park, St. Francis Wood, Golden Gate Park, the 1906 Earthquake, Cable Cars... Here's a sneak peak at a few of the palettes I created for our City by the Bay. I'll let you know when the flyer is available! Painted Lady inspired by my favorite house... Sacramento Street a sophisticated neighborhood with find dining and darling boutiques... Treasure Island a man made gem brimming...

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