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Color Consultants

{kim receives stamp of approval}

Kim, Thank you for the perfect colors you picked out for our townhome. Our home now has its own style which has come alive in each room by colors that enhance our furniture and decor. We would not have been able to accomplish this goal without your professional help. Your thought, ideas and color complements...
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{friday finds: hirshfield’s color call – the movie}

We thought it would be helpful for people to see what takes place during a color call. We asked Kathy Basil, from Hirshfield’s Design Studio, to show us how she works with customers during an exterior color call. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reRVi3Hx0Hg] In addition to selecting paint colors, Kathy suggested changing the color of the shutters, adding a...
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In-home color consultation

Hirshfield’s Color Calls

If you’re like most homeowners, you’ve more than likely found yourself standing in front of a wall in your home staring at samples of various paint colors applied side-by-side in small sections. You may leave the room for a bit and come back to look at the colors again at a different time of day....
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{decorating with florals}

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 8th. You could get mom the requisite bouquet of flowers that will look magnificent on the dining room table for a week or so, but will eventually start to wilt … or you could instead present her with a beautifully decorated room inspired by her favorite flowers. But don’t...
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{best colors for your bathroom}

You can spend hours choosing the right sink shape, faucet or mirror when decorating your bathroom. And then it’s time to talk color. Before choosing the color for your bathroom there are a few things to consider. First, what’s your style? Is the bathroom a place where you quickly get ready for work in the...
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{color matching}

We all have a favorite color, that shade of green or blue or purple that just makes us feel good. But if you’re looking for Tiffany blue or Coca-Cola red for your next project, sometimes there just isn’t that perfect match in the countless options of paint chips available at the paint store. That’s where...
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Tinting Paint: Creating the Perfect Color

Finding that perfect color of paint for your next project doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Think of the possibilities! Shades of red can have a hint of orange to deep cranberry.  Blues can be anything from a cool turquoise to a deep navy.  There are even countless shades of white and cream! Hirshfield’s uses four...
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{tinting paint: creating the perfect color}

Finding that perfect color of paint for your next project doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Think of the possibilities! Shades of red can have a hint of orange to deep cranberry.  Blues can be anything from a cool turquoise to a deep navy.  There are even countless shades of white and cream! But how does...
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Time to Paint Those Plastic Shutters?

Shutters can add character, charm and overall curb appeal to any house. But after a hard winter, those quaint shutters may be in need of a little TLC. Or maybe you are just ready to update the look of your shutters by changing up the color. Either way, all it really takes is a fresh...
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