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Amy Krane Color Consulting

Great article, Houzz. There are still many who have never heard of the professional color consultant or that a designer can specialize in this particular speciality. There are many people who do not want or need to hire an interior designer and just want help with interior and/or exterior color. It's a very important niche. Training really ranges in the field so be sure to ask the consultant what the focus of their training was. Check if they have been published as an expert in their field. But most importantly, talk to them, in depth, about your project and gauge if their comments, questions and approach points to someone simpatico with your vision!

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Kaleidoscope Color Consulting

Great article Lisa Freerick! I shared the article on social media and suggested that people read the comments too. Lots of great points from respected Color Consultants in the field to back up Lisa's article. It is great that people who have worked with color consultants also contributed about their experiences and the value they recieved.

Funny, when I got to the sentence about the Tangerine Orange walls my heart skipped a beat...then I read on. I usually get the phone call or email when people are overwhelmed with selecting color Through conversation and observing people & their surroundings Color Consultants tap into a person's likes & dislikes, assess their comfort zone and how far out of it they are willing to venture, and have a vision of their eventual finished product...if Tangerine Orange is way out of line with all those things, you don't have to be worried about that. Color Consultants will select colors that you will love to come home to.

Wishing you a brightly colored day,

Mary

Another great Houzz article about working with a Color Consultant

   
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Lasting Impressions

Color consulting is one of my favorite things to do with a homeowner. So often customers have chosen something safe. Having worked in many different homes we have a sense of what will and won't work. Sometimes a client will want to use a very light shade and the shadows in the home are stronger than the color. Neutral colors are great, but there are so many colors to choose from a good color consultant can make the house flow and the right colors can really make a house to to life.

   

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