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Emily Dickinson’s Wisdom

"PHOSPHORESCENCE. Now there's a word to lift your hat to... to find that phosphorescence, that light within, that's the genius behind poetry."  Emily Dickinson    I love this Emily Dickinson quote - but maybe take that one step farther. I think finding the light within is the soul behind any type of art. In my…
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A River Runs Through It

I am excited about one of my recent projects and I wanted to share it with you in this month's post. I enjoyed it because it combined much of what I love to do: Design, Space Planning, Project Management, and Reuse.  The project is River of Goods, a St. Paul home decor showroom and the…
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Three Easy Steps for Completing a Project…continued!

Last month, I began writing about the 3-step process I use when approaching any new project - as a refresher, they are: 1.Determine the Objective      2.Develop the Concept      3.Complete the Experience We stopped about mid-way through the process, so let's continue. When considering the concept, bear these things in mind: Design copyright Painted…
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Three Easy Steps to Completing a Successful Project

  To hope & dream is not to ignore the practical. It is to dress it in colors and rainbows." - Dr. Anne Wilson Schaef      photo credit - "Rainbow" by Agnes F.   I've been thinking lately about how I approach my work, and realize I have a definite process to manage each new project.When…
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Recognizing the Beauty in Details

Before texting, emailing and blogging, do you remember the days of anxiously awaiting a letter or special card in the mailbox? Spotting a handwritten correspondence from someone special was a highlight of the day, to be sure. And, I think with it’s relative rarity, that is even more the case today! Recently, an envelope from…
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Welcome!

Welcome to the Painted Ambiance blog! I hope you'll visit often for inspiration and to see how I am bringing creative custom designs from conception to reality in homes and businesses. As a decorative artisan, I am always looking for fresh ideas to inspire my work. In the city, I love seeing detailed, old world…
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Welcome! Our blog is almost ready - stop back soon for updates on how I am bringing creative custom designs from conception to stunning reality. Thanks,Stephany
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Welcome to the Painted Ambiance blog! I hope you'll visit often to see how I am bringing creative custom designs from conception to reality in homes and businesses. As a decorative artisan, I am always looking for fresh ideas to inspire my work. In the city, I love seeing detailed, old world architecture contrasted next to…
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Welcome! I'm glad you've found my new blog and I hope you'll check back often for news, updates and much mor. My latest project involves a     What I do is very personal – relationships; Check out FB posts; German architecture photos; House in Caledonia is inspirational for others; I’ve been busy working on…
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