Monthly Archives: January 2011

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

The Color of Graffiti, by LO

According to Wikipedia, Graffiti is the name for images or lettering scratched, scrawled, painted or marked in any manner on property.  To some, it is an art form worthy of display in galleries and exhibitions; to others it is merely … Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

The Color of Craftsmanship, by YO

I was so inspired and surprised when I saw the images of Dalton Ghetti’s pencil tip sculptures.  It really makes you do a double-take!  Ghetti is a carpenter by trade and makes these phenomenal sculptures as a side interest.  He … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 20th, 2011

The Color of Seed Packets, by LO

CREATE .06 THRIVE .03 PETAL .06 One thing that helps me endure these long, rainy winter months, is dreaming about and planning my garden.  Recently, a friend, and fellow gardener, turned me onto The Hudson Valley Seed Library.  They collect … Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

The Color of Rain in the NW, by YO

We are in the middle of several days of low clouds and heavy rains here in the Pacific Northwest.  This time of winter is always a little hard for us, but this morning I looked out my kitchen window and … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Colorful Collections, by LO

Collections are cool.  It seems like no matter what it is, if you have more than 4 or 5 of something, and you place them all together, it’s visually pleasing. My grandmother was an avid antique collector, but when I … Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

The Color of Team Spirit, by YO

Football is really not my thing and never has been, so it surprised most people who know me that I was completely captivated by the Oregon Ducks this season.  I have to say, not only has the game never interested … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Knit Revolution, by LO

Have you knoticed….knits are everywhere!  These days when you think about knits, it’s not just a about a cozy sweater that will keep you warm throughout the winter.  Knits are showing up all over the place, especially in home decor. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

The Color of Cooking, by YO

Our friend Nina, co-owner of Eco Home Improvement in Berkeley, recently moved into a new home and made it hers by adding lots of color. Her kitchen is all about simplicity, with a flutter of happy hues. The composition of … Continue reading

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