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Mixing Patterns!

Ah, this is where the fun begins! The key to mixing patterns is to change scale while also considering color.  Colors don’t have to match perfectly, but they do need to “speak” to each other.  Lighter and darker values of the same color, complimentary colors, and change of texture all work towards successful pattern mixing. […]

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Outdoor Living

Here in the Northwest we are so very fortunate to have amazing summers, and boy do we know how to take advantage of them!   We are outside from practically sun-up to sundown, enjoying the numerous farmers markets, hiking and biking paths,  rivers, and parks that surround our city. But with all this activity, sometimes […]

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Stripes and Plaids

I may need a stripe intervention!  I love ’em! Stripes and plaids are perfect to pair with organic patterns. Think florals, paisleys, really any pattern that has a soft flowing line.  A few of our favorite combos below: Lainey paired with Emperor Alora paired with Rupert Alvar paired with Roberta Topiary paired with Barnegat  Floral Flourish […]

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