Category Archives: Portland, OR

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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Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

The Color of Clay and Glazes

Tucked in the heart of Portland’s SE Woodstock neighborhood, the spirit of craft in America is alive and well. In a compact, but efficient studio, Clayhaus Ceramics cranks out beautiful hand-made tiles with designs ranging from modern to traditional. DREAM … Continue reading

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Monday, March 19th, 2012

The Color of Rothko

Beach Scene, 1927 The Douglas F. Cooley Gallery, Reed College
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Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger Leela Cyd Ross

Congrats to Kim Holmberg, winner of Wednesday’s COLOR YOUR LIFE kit! Kim, you will receive an email from us shortly. Thank you everyone for your comments, we are sending $100 to Planned Parenthood! 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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Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Dogs and Color

We have two dogs who share our colorful office space – Sadie and Goose.  They are the mascots of color, but it turns out, they only see some of the colors in the YOLO Colorhouse palette! We were doing some … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Color Inspired by Rejuvenation

Tomorrow night Janie and I will be participating in an event at Rejuvenation.  We are going to be talking about how we develop color palettes and we will also talk about our latest 2012 Spring trend palette.  Rejuvenation’s company historian, … 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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Friday, September 30th, 2011

Living Outside

How is it that fall is my favorite season, yet this time of year always fills me with melancholy?  As I was putting away the pillows from our outdoor patio before the impending Portland rains, I realized, I most likely … 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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