May, 2011 browsing by month


Finding the Undertones in Gray Stone

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Markham Roberts

When trying to find the best paint color to work in blending my fireplace shelves here, I knew the first step was that I had to find the best undertone of gray in my stone:


Thanks to Maria’s

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White Kitchen Redesign Completed

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Do you remember the kitchen redesign I was working on here & here?


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I am certainly not a great photographer!  The rooms really came out beautiful and updated. The green we used was  ben moore hillside green 495. The color looks a little brighter in

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Working With the Stone Fireplace

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Ever since we have moved into our New Hampshire home, I have not cared for this cutout of shelves in the fireplace below:


Something was just not right. They always seem to be screaming ‘Look at me!’ Do you think you know why it is not working?


Do you see how yellow the wood of the

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Understanding Beige Undertones

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

One of the main reasons I wanted to go to Maria Killam’s True Color Expert Training  was to learn how to distinguish and ‘see’ the undertones of color.

I wanted to understand the difference between the various beiges and how they all work together.  After taking Maria’s class, I can now ‘see’

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