Category Archives: Home Decor

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, 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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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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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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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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