Category Archives: Color

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Color Your Life – Guest Blogger Week

Color is an integral part of what we do at YOLO Colorhouse – it brings us joy, fills us with passion, and surrounds us with beauty. From putting together trend palettes to creating the perfect color combinations for your home, … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Color in Full Bloom!

We love this time of year when the earth starts to come out of its chilly sleep. The greys, browns, and whites of winter’s neutral color palette are being replaced by bright budding greens, bold-colored blossoms, and brilliant blue skies. … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The Color of Inspiration

The days are getting longer, the rain is being gentler, and the air is feeling warmer – that means Spring is around the corner! No surprise – this is an easy time of year for us to feel inspired and … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013

The Color of Cool – Beam & Anchor

Tucked under the Fremont Bridge in industrial North Portland is a pretty cool place. Founded on a passion for great design and the desire to support local makers, Beam & Anchor transformed a once-neglected 7,000 sq ft building into an … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

The Color Of Craft Saké – SakéOne

Tucked in the northern part of wine country in Oregon’s Willamette Valley is an unexpected surprise – a saké brewery (or “kura” in Japanese). Located in Forest Grove, SakéOne is the first American-operated saké brewery in the United States. Originally … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

The Iron Horse Hotel – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

I grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin – the smaller city on Lake Michigan known for its beer (Miller, Pabst, Blatz, Schlitz), sausage (Usinger’s), summer festivals (Summerfest). . . and of course motorcycles (Harley-Davidson). Milwaukee is a working-class town, with foundries, … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The Color of Marfa

So what’s all the hubbub I’ve been hearing about Marfa, Texas?  I mean, I grew up just a 4 ½ hour drive up the road, and I had never been there before.  Now it seems that you can’t pick up … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

The Thanksgiving Table

It’s that time of year again when the trees give their last hurrah with a big burst of color, as their leaves leave them until next spring.  The magnificent color of the foliage dictate the color palette for our Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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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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