Category Archives: Green Living

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

MAKE THIS: Name Placecards

The season of entertaining is upon us! We are taking the bounty of our gardens and local farms and crafting beautiful meals for family and friends. Add a special touch to your table with personalized placecards using Colorhouse Chalkboard paint. … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014

MAKE THIS: Chalkboard Wall Calendar

Get your calendar off your computer and onto your wall! In this MAKE THIS post, we will show you how to make a colorful wall calendar using Colorhouse Chalkboard paint. Getting organized never looked so good- let’s get started! You … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014

MAKE THIS: Chalkboard Arrow Wall

Use the new Colorhouse Chalkboard paint to create a removable wallpaper pattern! As much as we love wallpaper, we often think twice before installing it because it is such a commitment! Once it’s on your wall- it’s stuck there. By … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The Mercantile Color Collection

Ginnie and I have loved Rejuvenation ever since we moved to Portland back in 1993. When we bought our 1888 Victorian farmhouse, we headed to Rejuvenation for hinges, doorknobs, historic light fixtures, and cool vintage stuff. And when we launched … Continue reading

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Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

How to Paint an Ombre Wall

Ombre is a blending of colors to create a fading effect. When talking interior paints, it’s basically blending 2 or more colors on a wall. The ombre look starts with the lightest color at the top, which blends into the … Continue reading

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Monday, June 2nd, 2014

We Are Colorhouse.

Happy Summer! Janie and I just harvested our first sprig of perfectly tender asparagus last month… it was worth the four year wait! The excitement and new growth of summer is always an inspiring reminder to recharge and rejuvenate and … Continue reading

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Friday, April 11th, 2014

Windfall Lumber – A Colorful Collaboration!

Collaboration is one of our core values at YOLO Colorhouse. We LOVE working with like-minded companies that also want to Make the World More Colorful and Less Volatile! Windfall Lumber, based in Tumwater, WA, is one such company. They have … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Fresh + Clean Hues

Let’s face it – those necessary chores like paying bills, doing laundry, and cleaning are not exactly at the top of the list of our favorite things to do, right? With Spring finally almost here, many of us would much … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Happy Hues

It’s well known that color can dramatically affect how you feel, so why not create a space that makes you feel happy? Happy can be defined as a feeling of pleasure and contentment, cheerful, joyful, vibrant, delighted. Here at YOLO … Continue reading

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Friday, January 31st, 2014

Purple Please.

Purple is making a big splash! PANTONE® has announced 18-3224 Radiant Orchid- “a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple”- as the color of the year for 2014. It may be easier to imagine incorporating this royal and dramatic hue into clothing, make … Continue reading

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