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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,…

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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…

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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…

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    Black: The Not-a-Color

    Happy day, reader dear! For the last of our color review posts, I thought it time to tackle one of the most popular colors in many a woman’s wardrobe. Or should I say the most popular not-a-color? Black is actually…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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    Ways to Break the Black Habit

    Happy day, dear reader! What’s your favorite color? Now, what’s your favorite color to wear? Frequently, these are two completely different answers. But why? So many women I know answer that their favorite color to wear is black. Maybe they’ve…

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    Style Tips to Look Thinner

    Happy day, lovely reader! I think the number one question I am asked is “How can I look more slender?”(Its corollary is “How can I look taller?”) These two are related since if you look taller, you look skinnier, and…