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Art To Evoke Both Sides Of The Mind: Part III

There is nothing I love more than fabulous art.  I am addicted to all kinds and love depth and meaning in them…pieces that make you think or feel.  I prefer to be moved on the left and right side of my brain to think, “Why?” and then care about...

Get Inspired With More Beautiful Objects…

Back to sharing more lovely photos with you from the Market.  I have been loving all of the gray distressed patinas and/or chalk finishes the wood has been treated with.  It is a finish that creates such mood.  I threw in some additional grays through silvers....glass and metal.  Perfect...

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Swatch Botch? How To Choose Paint Colors

Dear Jill, I love the colorful rooms I see in magazines but when I try to imitate them I fall short.   My house now looks embarrassing. Should I just go all beige?  Help! - Leslie in Overland Park, KS BEFORE: From gold to a... AFTER: ...soft, jeweled turquoise. Hi...

The Pantone Color of 2010

By Jill Tran & Co. By Jill Tran & Co. By Jill Tran & Co. By Jill Tran & Co. It will no doubt be everywhere this year!  I love that it is fun and bright.  Photo from Pantone -jill Got a comment?  Reaction?  Question?  Interior Design question...WWJD? (What Would Jill Do) Tell me what’s...

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2010 Color Forecast! Rich, Happy and Peaceful

With the excitement of a new year and all of the expectations that come with it, there is the wonderful anticipation for growth and change...fun change!  The most important space in our lives is our home and it should make us feel amazing.  For a little inspiration for changing...

Festive Red…Love For The Holidays!

There is nothing I love more than the rich, warm and festive color of red in a home.  While hard to design and work with, done right, it really can make a room so fun and fabulous.  I hope these rooms inspire you, too.  Why wait for the holidays...

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Gorgeous, Gorgeous, Blue…

In honor of the beauty of the holidays, I wanted to share the colors of blue (ok, I know the turquoise room is pushing it a bit, but I love that room so much, I am hoping you will let me sneak it in!) I wish you and yours a...

A Last Fall-ra-ra-ra-ra to Autumn!

As much as I love the rich, warm and delicious colors of fall, I love the bold, striking and metallic colors of the winter season, too!  So until we say, "Hello," to the festive colors of December, let's enjoy one last day in my favorite season of fall. So alas,...

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Color Rut? Grab Your Jacket

Today, it was 60 degrees outside. Two days ago it was snowing with freezing rain. In Kansas City, the weather turns on a dime constantly. It makes me want to bring electric blankets to the animals outside... This Spring storm however was energizing. Hiding under an umbrella to keep my camera...

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Design Your Own Beach With Happy Colors

Sometimes, a designer needs to let their office attire be a swim suit and no shoes.  This week is, "casual Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday" close to home in Fort Meyers and Sanibel Island, Florida. I think it is important once in a while to take a moment to...