Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Brandi Carlile- The Color of Music, by LO

DREAM.05 PETAL .01 THRIVE .03 CREATE .04 CREATE .06 ASPIRE .06 One major source of inspiration for me is music. Music can transform me to another place- and, like color, immediately puts me in a positive frame of mind. We … Continue reading

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Friday, November 19th, 2010

Timberline Lodge, by YO

Last weekend we had friends in town who hadn’t visited Portland before, this is always a good opportunity for a trip to Timberline Lodge. (something you shouldn’t miss if you’re in or around Portland)  Timberline sits 6000 feet up on … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Rose hips and winter berries, by LO

Having a dog gets me out of the house and taking walks in the winter when I might otherwise stay inside by the fire reading or embarking on another house project.  At first glance, the grassy rolling hills where we … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 11th, 2010

The Color of Figs, by YO

Last year we planted a small fig tree in our yard and this year we already have a good crop.  Figs have turned into one of my favorites from the harvest and our little tree can’t produce enough.  The shape … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Bohemia Abound, by LO

We have been seeing the Bohemian style of mixed colorful patterns for the last couple of years in New York at ABC Home.   This style has caught my eye time and time again, not in an over-done way, but … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 4th, 2010

The Color of Apples on the Wall, by YO

Bouley Restaurant, NYC This is one of my favorite wall treatments of all times – such a visual surprise! After the initial treat for the eyes, it hits the nose and you can’t help but smile.  Even as I look … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

The Color of Cardboard, by YO

We saw lots of cardboard at London Design Week. – The rich color (Stone .02) and the fact that it is recyclable and so accessible is what makes cardboard such a beautiful material.  We use it, along with wheat board, … Continue reading

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