May 30, 2012
Art Design Board based on Piet Mondrian’s Art
This is a design mood board designed for a contest on the site Olioboard to design a room based on art work. This is based on the art of the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian whose compositions were in primary colors.…READ MORE
May 26, 2012
Yellow is a bright primary color on the color wheel between orange and green. Directly across from yellow lies its complementary color violet which is seen occurring in nature in purple iris flowers. Yellow is an uplifting optimistic color. Like the sun, yellow radiates sunshine and warmth. These words are synonymous with or represent various shades of the color yellow: amber, banana, cadmium yellow, chartreuse, chiffon, citron, cream, daffodil, golden, goldenrod, khaki, lemon, mellow yellow,…READ MORE
May 19, 2012
The color chartreuse is a secondary color formed by mixing blue and yellow pigments and adding more yellow to get a vibrant yellow-green color.
The color is mostly associated with the natural world in plants. Chartreuse is lively and bright. The color pairs well with other vibrant colors like fuschia and turquoise. Apple green and pear green are commonly used to describe the color chartreuse. When combined with its complementary color of red violet a bright and vibrant color scheme is created. Also known as lime green the color reminds one of the the zest of summer and the tropical…READ MORE
May 15, 2012
Here is my entry Room and Board for an olioboard challenge submitted by Taunnie for her daughter’s room. . . .
“My daughter is turning twelve soon. She wants a room makeover for her birthday. Oliofriends, please help us! She hasn’t liked anything I have designed, and while I love her designs , she hasn’t come up with anything I can live with. She’s a girly-girl but doesn’t want anything too frilly. Her favorite colors are hot pink and white. She is into fashion and loves dogs. Thanks for helping us!”…
May 8, 2012
Whenever the subject of dogs comes up, I think of the quote by President Truman, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” I believe if you want a friend who gives you unconditional love, get a dog. I have often thought there was a reason why the word God and Dog are interchangeable since they possess many of the same qualities.
Of course it is no surprise to see all of the products for the interior of the home with our furry friends adorning them. I’ve included a few . . .
It was easy for me…