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Kate Smith is an optimistic, expressive, artist, designer, writer and color fanatic. With her warm and witty style, Kate teaches you to clearly see, understand and be inspired by color. Then she guides you step-by-step to develop your own unique color sense-ability and achieve results you never dreamed possible.

8 Ways Colors Can Help You To Reach Your Goals

Reach Goals With Colors

By Kate Smith | Color Psychology

Read Time: 3 min Do you have a list of goals you would like to achieve? If so, I’m here to support you with colors to help you stay motivated. Colors can positively affect your level of motivation and that can keep you moving towards your goals. Here are my quick tips for choosing colors that can help you […]

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Color of the Year 2017

Color of the Year 2017

By Kate Smith | Business Colors

Read Time: 6 min The Color of the Year 2017 buzz begins mid-summer 2016 and builds until early December when it reaches a color frenzy in the media and social-sphere.One by one companies reveal their Color of the Year to the press as well as post and boast about it on their websites. PPG and AkzoNobel are usually first followed by Sherwin-Williams, […]

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Recycle Dishes Beautifully

Recycle Dishes Beautifully

By Kate Smith | Color for Your Home

Read Time: 2 min Recycle Dishes BeautifullyI just hate it when I break a dish especially one of my brightly colored pieces of Harlequin or Fiestaware. It is even difficult for me to throw the broken pieces away. I’ve seen where some people have broken dishes up into ’tiles’ and set them into interesting designs. I know that is […]

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Resort Style Decorating

By Kate Smith | Color for Your Home

Read Time: 3 min As if a million stars floated down, sparkling sunlight dances across crystal clear blue water. The sunlight mesmerize. The blue waters beckon and invite you it step in. Ahh, the pleasure of a seaside getaway in any one of the sought after destinations around the world. Is it any wonder that so many people choose […]

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Create Your Outdoor Lifestyle With Color

By Kate Smith | Color for Your Home

Read Time: 3 min Create Your Outdoor Lifestyle With ColorColor can turn a bland backyard into an outdoor oasis. A creative combination of hues can cleverly transform a space into an inviting haven for entertaining, dining and relaxing. “With an endless array of options in furnishings, finishes and accessories, homeowners have become more sophisticated and comfortable using color in […]

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Downton Abbey Colors And Period Style

By Kate Smith | Color for Your Home

Read Time: 3 min Downton Abbey Colors And Period StylePBS’s hit Downton Abbey seems to be the talk of the town these days. The fabulous colors and textures this 19-Century period drama has reintroduced into home design have become a welcome change to the modern color palette. According to Architectural Digest, Downton Abbey’s set can be described as a “Gothic […]

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