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Chris, you are right, it is like Devine Grizzly or even Devine Elephant. Because people's screens are so different colors read different but you and I have the same screen! :) I just uploaded a better representation so others can compare! Thank you...
Toggle Commented Feb 20, 2013 on On A Gray Scale... at Devine Color's Blog
Giselle, the sky is the limit..why don't you take a look at my Pinterest boards (http://pinterest.com/devinecolor/) and see what strikes you and we can narrow it down. Thanks for the great compliment on the blog!....Check out my twitter for quick pics and observations: https://twitter.com/whatupg
Kris, try Devine Muse, Devine Melzi, Devine Ginseng. Look at the Devine Color with the floor, think of the floor as a horizontal wall (ceiling is your other one). Here is a great picture of Devine Muse...http://instagram.com/p/V9vwNatjTj/
Lisa, yes, Devine Macadamia would be fantastic for walls and ceilings. Very fresh!. Also take a look at Devine Lino, Devine Melzi (it's new, you have to ask for it at the counter and they will show you what it looks like). If you want to go for drama somewhere, see if you can do Devine Humidor somewhere! Check out my Pinterest http://pinterest.com/devinecolor/ boards...lots of great ideas. Let me know what you think :) Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, and say good bye to that yellow.... g
Shadows are deceiving! Since whites are so difficult to photograph without the professional lighting umbrellas and lenses that make magazine photos perfect, to recreate what you are looking at, check out Devine Shell with Devine Whip trim! I believe it was all Devine Whip.
Toggle Commented Oct 16, 2012 on Beautiful Bathroom Color at Devine Color's Blog
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This kitchen was customized and personalized in a fun whimsical way with custom hardware, custom cabintes, and a custom paint job. But when one goes outside of the box with paint color, one takes a risk of having fun, retro whimsy design turn into hues gone wild. At a first glance it seemed that the red accents, which the client loved, stole the show a bit too much. I was lucky enough to be asked to give a color diagnosis and my opinion about what I would do. Upon closer look, it wasn't so much the red accents, as much... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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When it comes to wainscoting the question I always get asked is, "do we want a different bottom, or not?" I treat each room, each home, like an individual. It's up to you. Splitting a room in thirds with different colors and having it turn out stylish not predictable, fun and not wild, is tricky. There are many reasons why we to have a different color at the bottom of a wainscoting. The furniture in the room and the personality of the room has a lot to do with it. I often include trim color as a catalyst of what... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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As always, it is my pleasure to come back and see a home I recommended colors for in past years. This time I was there for a master bedroom remodel and kid’s bathrooms. It was fun to work with the kids. They were babies last time I saw them. I find pleasure in helping them articulate and create a vision for their space that makes them feel accomplished in the art of color. I feel the same about the grownups I work with. Here is what I did several years ago that the grownups are still crazy about today…living la... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
M, if the wall looks like a folded wall, it's not a ceiling. That way you paint the natural folds of a wall and seam paint colors only at natural 90 degree folds. If there are no natural 90 degree folds, it means that the same color has to be on ceiling and walls for a natural look. Hope this helps. g
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It is soooo when someone says to me, "I want to go big or go home on my exterior colors" but I am afraid I will make a mistake. I get it. An outside mistake is a public one! While there are tons of options for this home, the home owner asked if Devine Shantung would be too much...I say you can never have too much of a good thing if it's beautiful. She mentioned her roof was going to be changed to a dark color, so I took the liberty to diagnose the home and dish out my advise:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
Awesome to live with colors that feel just like you want to feel!
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I am about to reveal in my next blog a before and after that is truly tansformative! With everything as it is, wall color alone made the home look like a new home. I challenged the home owners to go big or go home. They went big... But first, they had to make sure they were doing the right thing so they auditioned the colors with Devine Mini Paint Pouches. Why use these handy-dandy pouches? They have the perfect paint amount to test the color on a wall (equal to 2 large pillows) They allow you to see the paint... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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With so many great ideas at this year's Portland Street of Dreams, it felt like you were allowed to dream again! Here are a few of my faves... 3-D application for the wall in a hot retro pattern... Would have loved to have seen that light blue in the pillows as the background to the orange circles...or even a color like Devine Latte or Cocoa... Dynamic circular movement next to strong stone, metal and wood texture. Mix of natural elements looking quite elementary.... Fancy formal with not so fancy but fancied ruggged materials such as inndustrial metal and rough sewn... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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When Peter Weiss called me to personalize his new home with Devine Color I knew it would require looking at color from a different point of view. The home was already full of charm in its architectural details. What was needed was color to breathe life into the spaces. Before: everything was off-white I had to convince Peter that the way to do it was not to deepen the wall colors, but the ceilings. The spaces became warmer while staying lightn with Devine Shimmer and Whip as the canvas colors and added splashes of depth through Devine Mocha in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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When Martha Kerr, award-winning Kitchen & Bath Designer and former/first woman president of the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) asked me to help strategized colors for her office, I felt privileged. I love to spark ideas and turn them into visions others might otherwise not have thought of. Her home is a cheerful and welcoming lake cottage that hosts many family/friend gatherings! The entire house is painted with Devine except her office which looks out on to her garden and gets full sun in the afternoon. Martha also wanted new flooring for her office. Her sisal carpet had given... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
Thank you for reading it. I have a passion for shedding light on color and paint. In crafting Devine paint, my intention was to bring a painting experience unlike no other. That meant that the paint had to deliver on my promises. Keep in touch!
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MORE is More... Would you care if someone served you Velveeta Cheese in a Mexican catered dinner instead of real cheddar, but get charged a cheddar cheese price? I would think so. With paint, you get what you pay for! A gallon of paint is made of liquids and solids. Part water, part powder, part colorants, and part resin (think of it as glue) that bind everything, together they leave a colorful dry film on walls. If you open a gallon of paint and let it dry out, once the water evaporates what is left are the solids. We measure... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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LED lights can change wall colors, Here is a good example: While Devine Muslin is affected by different light sources, it retains its relationship to the other colors in fabrics and wood. That is the magic of Devine! The process in which I create the colors and the chemistry of the paint, with its exclusive light-enhancing sheens make my colors "enlightened"! Devine Muslin by incandescent light and Devine Muslin by LED Lights... Ceiling: Devine Muslin in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Walls: Devine Muslin in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Ceiling: Devine Muslin in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Walls: Devine Muslin in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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It's terrific to see brights with neutrals that come together and create contrast without conflict. At the root of a hue is an affinity they naturally have when paired with each other. Like a good marriage or a bad one, being around a colorful couple can be exciting or irritating. Every Devine Color I create is meant to couple colors into happily everlasting trend-proof relationships! Ceiling: Devine Bamboo in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Walls: Devine Bamboo in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. A terrific sense of whimsy in this bonus room, Devine Bamboo is like this bright burst at the end... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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Walls: Devine Lion in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Last night was the opening of the Portland Street of Dreams. Tammy LeFever (designer extraordinaire) created an amazing home and allowed me to colorize it! Take a look at the final results. I created a background for the pieces she strategically put together as foregrounds: stone, fabric, metal, wood, art, glass. Like a puzzle coming together, I watched the picture emerge last night for the first time. Ceiling: Devine Muslin in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Walls: Devine Lion in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Ceiling: Devine Gator in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Walls:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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The NEW Devine Color Floor line is a sight to see at the Street of Dreams this year! As a color maker it was important for me to have a flooring material that would be able to showcase Devine’s ability to the best colors you can play with. Walls: Devine Elephant in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Ceilings: Devine Muslin in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Walls: Devine Elephant in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Ceilings: Devine Muslin in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Walls: Devine Elephant in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Ceilings: Devine Muslin in light-enhancing Devine Delicate Sheen. Walls: Devine Elephant in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
Colby, connection is EVeRYthinG! It's never about a wrong color, it's always about how colors relate to each other and the relationships you build with them.
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2012 on Color Coordinating Condo at Devine Color's Blog
Peggy, I resemble that comment! Thank you.... :)
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Devine Color makes painting a therapeutic experience. Leave your tensions behind and spread your anxieties away a stroke and a roll at a time. Yes, it is thicker but it glides when you apply. Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog
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The right colors bring out the best in you, and such is the case of with the new Devine colors at Stickmen Brewery in Lake Oswego, Oregon. These new colors, in combination with Devine Trend-proof classics, have splashed onto the local scene bringing out the best lake living has to offer. They are available in Devine quarts and gallons at your local Miller Paint Store. Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Devine Color's Blog