Category Archives: Green Living

Monday, March 12th, 2012

COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger Megan Reardon

Congrats to Susan R., winner of Monday’s COLOR YOUR LIFE kit! Susan R., you will receive an email from us shortly. Thank you everyone for your comments, we are sending $100 to MusiCares! Keep checking back, there are more chances … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

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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Monday, February 6th, 2012

Spring 2012 Palette!

2012 is all about hope and optimism and we are not shying away from bringing more color into our lives this Spring! Sunny, bright yellows are hot in home décor, and when paired with light blues and greens, create a … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Color Builds Community

As a “color nerd” I was thrilled to see proof that the unexpected use of color could not only transform a town, but also build community!  The Favela Painting Project was part of the Design with the other 90%: CITIES … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

The Color of Wool

Abby Mages is the founder and proprietor of Woolestudio, a cozy little shop full of wool carpets, blankets and other woolen objects located at 4730 NE Portland, OR. We met Abby back in the late 90’s when we were interior … Continue reading

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Monday, October 17th, 2011

2012 Trend – Farm to Table

CLAY .05 AIR .03 LEAF .02 STONE .06 Farm to Table Kitchen – CLAY .05 accent, AIR .03 ceiling, LEAF .02 walls, STONE .06 cabinets (to right) If you have been reading this blog over the past year, you know … Continue reading

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Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Garden Color Celebration! by YO

PETAL .04 THRIVE .05 CREATE .04 THRIVE .05 CLAY.06 PETAL .07 THRIVE .02 GRAIN.06 THRIVE .06 PETAL .04

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Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

The Color of Annie’s

Recently, we had the honor of working with the Creative Team at Annie’s Homegrown to choose color for their new home offices in Berkeley, California.  Ginnie and I went down to the 30,000 square foot building vacated by CLIF Bar, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Color Giveaway!

WE HAVE A WINNER!!  Congratulations Denee Dole!!! We got so excited about all the comments that “not martha”s blog generated that we thought we would do the same giveaway on our blog! Read the “not martha” blog below and comment, … Continue reading

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Coop Color, by YO

Our latest project is building a coop for 3 chickens. We chose a coop design that was more traditional to go with our 1888 “somewhat-” Victorian farmhouse. Ian Mayer of Lorax General Contracting here in Portland helped us build it.  … Continue reading

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