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What is Value Contrast?

And Why Does It Matter? Happy day, dear reader! Is your week rolling along smartly? This one feels a bit like the Keystone-Cops... Lots of busy-ness, but busy doesn't equal accomplishment. We'll have to see how it all plays out, and whether at week's end anything got done. If nothing else, at least there will… Continue reading What is Value Contrast?

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Add Some Color to Your Life!

Happy day, dear reader! Thank you for visiting! Now that you're here, I'll pry... If I opened your closet, what three colors would jump out at me? If you had seen my wardrobe 15 years ago, you might have imagined I was clinically depressed. Pretty much everything in my closet was black, with some denim… Continue reading Add Some Color to Your Life!

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Pantone Colors Spring Summer 2019

The Warms Have It! Happy day, reader dearest! If you (like me) are in the Northern Hemisphere, you may be experiencing the winter greys... It's that time of year when, even if your temperatures aren't cold, all the color seems to have drained out of the landscape and the sky. There's a good reason skies… Continue reading Pantone Colors Spring Summer 2019

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Back to Color Basics

Happy day, reader dearest! This is week two of my blogging break (And the final wedding countdown!), so I've been keeping it simple and sharing some of my old posts combined in different ways to hopefully spark the imagination, and tie together different pieces of a theme. This week is all about color! Today we're… Continue reading Back to Color Basics

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Overtone vs. Undertone

Happy day, dear reader! Hope your week has been full of only the pleasant kind of surprises! Today I want to talk about a color quality that people often confuse, undertone and overtone. Specifically as it pertains to choosing colors, whether for clothing or makeup. I often hear people say they are a Spring, Summer,… Continue reading Overtone vs. Undertone

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4th of July Style

Happy day, dear reader! If you live in the US, I'm sure you've noticed all the red, white, and blue displays in the stores. You can get almost anything imaginable festooned with stars and stripes. This tri-color onslaught begins before Memorial Day, and lasts through Independence Day. After that, we'll jump with both feet right… Continue reading 4th of July Style

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RIP Polyvore

Hello dear reader, It is a time-consuming labor of love creating content and visuals three days a week for a blog. Just over a week ago it was made even harder by the buy-out and closure of Polyvore, a platform used by bloggers galore, and tens of thousands of other creative people around the world… Continue reading RIP Polyvore