Category Archives: Color

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Color Trends 2013 – Rustic Modern

In the present with ties to the past. Worn materials bring a story to our crisp, contemporary living spaces. The warm whites of AIR .01 and AIR .03 complement but don’t compete with reclaimed barn wood walls, a farmhouse kitchen … 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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Monday, October 15th, 2012

Color Trends 2013 – Scout Palette

Make home your base camp with our 2013 Scout palette. We heart camping. There’s nothing like sleeping out under the stars, breathing in the fresh mountain air and being one with nature. Create “the look” of a campsite in your … Continue reading

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Monday, October 1st, 2012

Think Pink.

**CONTEST! Win a quart of YOLO Colorhouse paint in the YOLO color of your choice! Details below.** Pink is a unique and special hue. It is rare that one color can create so many disparate looks and evoke such different … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Color Trends: Farmer’s Market Palette

During this summer season when our gardens and local farmer’s markets are jam-packed with ripe fruits and veggies, kitchens become the focal point of our homes where we joyfully prepare fresh food for family and friends. The YOLO Colorhouse Farmer’s … Continue reading

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Friday, August 31st, 2012

The Color of Glass

This summer, I visited the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit at the Seattle Center. Dale Chihuly is one of America’s premier glass artists and hails from Tacoma, WA. I went to the exhibit on the urging of my mom – … Continue reading

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Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Fall Color Trends 2012:
‘New Nostalgia’

Instagram photos are everywhere! What exactly IS it about taking a new photo and making it look like it’s from a different time that is so appealing? For me, it’s the feeling of nostalgia that comes from looking at an … Continue reading

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Monday, August 13th, 2012

The Color (and Sound) of Pickathon

Recently, on a farm outside of Portland, OR, there was a weekend full of music, camping, and color … lots of it! An annual event for the last 14 years, Pickathon is a continuous three-day music festival with 50 bands … 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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