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Friday, March 22nd, 2013

COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger Week: Kinfolk Magazine

Welcome to COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger week! We have invited 5 vibrant contributors to the YOLO Colorhouse blog to write about how color inspires the creative work they do and beautifies the world we live in. Today’s guest … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 21st, 2013

COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger Week: Caitlin Flemming

Welcome to COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger week! We have invited 5 vibrant contributors to the YOLO Colorhouse blog to write about how color inspires the creative work they do and beautifies the world we live in. Today’s guest … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger Week: Sibella Court

Welcome to COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger week! We have invited 5 vibrant contributors to the YOLO Colorhouse blog to write about how color inspires the creative work they do and beautifies the world we live in. Today’s guest … Continue reading

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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger Week: Glassybaby

Welcome to COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger week! We have invited 5 vibrant contributors to the YOLO Colorhouse blog to write about how color inspires the creative work they do and beautifies the world we live in. Today’s guest … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Color Trends 2013 – Metro Palette

Life on the fast track – from technology to trains – we are moving forward. With the sun setting on our commute, we watch bright yellows deepen into sophisticated golden hues. Capture the warmth with GRAIN .06 and combine with … Continue reading

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Friday, July 27th, 2012

Monochromatic COLOR!

Recently we did a blog post on Monochromatic White and gave some pointers about how to design an all-white room that is visually interesting and doesn’t fall flat. As a refresher, a monochromatic color palette is comprised of colors from … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Summer COLOR! 3-Day Sale July 20-22

Join our Color Community! Summer is in full bloom! Inspiring color combinations are everywhere — bring that beauty inside with a new paint palette! This weekend, July 20-22, you can buy 3 gallons of YOLO Colorhouse paint and get 1 … Continue reading

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Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Monochromatic White

A monochromatic color palette is comprised of colors from the same hue, with variation in shade, tint, and value. IMAGINE .01 IMAGINE .02 IMAGINE .03 IMAGINE .04 IMAGINE .05 IMAGINE .06 When you think monochromatic, you may think BORING when … Continue reading

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Friday, June 29th, 2012

Thriving Mint

You’ll never believe what’s back… MINT GREEN!! This spearminty-fresh color was wildly popular in the 50s, and has not really made a resurgence, except for a brief stint in the 80s when we called it “Sea Foam”. That’s how color … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Summer 2012

When we designed the Summer 2012 palette, it was easy to visualize these colors in kitchens and dining areas. Open and fresh hues are a no-brainer for rooms in which you make food and celebrate around the table. The warmth … Continue reading

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