A couple of months ago I got a call from homeowners in Alpharetta requesting an exterior color consultation. They wanted a bit of a change to their current look, but weren't sure which way to go. When I arrived, here is what I saw: In the above photo you are seeing only a portion of the home. It is lovely being quite large and rather rambling, positioned on a golf course. Dave & Joanne were ready to warm up the color palette, but … [Read more...]
Atlanta Color Consultant Doubles as Marriage Counselor
Since this Atlanta color consultant frequently doubles as a marriage counselor, I'm wondering if I should charge extra. Can this marriage be saved? Over the weekend I received an email that went something like this: "Patsy, my neighbor referred you for an exterior color consultation. I need your help to correct the color that's currently on the home. I don't like it and know it's not the best look for our house, but my husband loves the … [Read more...]
Painting Brick – Do You Have the Guts?
Painting brick. Do you have what it takes? Recently I had the privilege of working with yet another wonderful client who needed help with exterior colors. (Being an Atlanta color consultant is so much fun!) This homeowner had just expanded her home and, in the process, realized she couldn't match her existing brick. What was she to do? Paint it, of course! Here is what her home looked like originally: Dunwoody Home - … [Read more...]
Coastal Breeze Seafood Grill
Several months ago I received a call from a new restaurant owner in Buford, GA. He had purchased an existing facility that had been out of business for some time and was now looking to open a new restaurant with an entirely different look. He needed the help of an Atlanta color consultant. Mike had gotten my name from a former client, Erik, who I had helped with a color palette for his restaurant some months prior, but that's another story for … [Read more...]