Tag Archives: color

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 10th, 2014

Summer Color Trends: Aqua Fusion

From the aqua shades of the Caribbean Sea, to the clear blue skies and the spectrum in between, our Summer Color Trends palette is inspired by sailing life and the remote places it can take you. The Aqua Fusion palette … 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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Friday, August 31st, 2012

The Color of Glass

This summer, I visited the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit at the Seattle Center. Dale Chihuly is one of America’s premier glass artists and hails from Tacoma, WA. I went to the exhibit on the urging of my mom – … 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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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Coloristic Surprises: Joshua Tree

I had never been to the desert before. I wasn’t expecting to be struck by the beauty of the understated landscape, but coming from the lush and vibrant Pacific Northwest, the barren expanses of Joshua Tree National Park were a … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 19th, 2012

The Color of Thailand

Ginnie and I just returned from a 2 week sensory extravaganza called Thailand!  It didn’t take long to notice there were 3 themes that dominated, at least for us – Food, Culture, and of course, Color.  We’re going to split … 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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Thursday, March 15th, 2012

COLOR YOUR LIFE – Guest Blogger Catherine Bailey

Congrats to Mary Mortimer, winner of Thursday’s COLOR YOUR LIFE kit! Mary, you will receive an email from us shortly. Thank you everyone for your comments, we are sending $100 to Edible Schoolyard Project! Welcome to COLOR YOUR LIFE – … Continue reading

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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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