East #27: ckfr's Mood-Enhancing Color

East #27: ckfr's Mood-Enhancing Color

Aaron Able
Oct 9, 2008

Name: ckfr
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type of Home: Condo
What inspired you to use color? Orange is my husband's favorite color. I was skeptical about the use of orange for decorating but then this Jonathan Adler quote encouraged us to try it: "Used throughout a room, orange can become surprisingly neutral, and yet it can be bright and mood-enhancing..."

Color Tip: Don't be afraid of color. And beware about buying colorful things that you have only seen online - the colors can be off.

Fall Colors Introduction -------------------------------

Welcome, everyone, to our Fourth Annual Fall Colors Sharing & Contest. We're looking for the most beautiful & colorful home in the world and sharing all of the great ideas we get with our readers. This year we're amping things up and hoping to do things better than ever. There are two basic phases, the Sharing Phase and the Voting Phase...

1. Sharing Phase - you comment, judges decide

The 40 best, completed entries will be posted on a daily basis for three weeks. You can view them all at anytime via our new, improved contest pages under ALL ENTRIES. During this time your comments are VERY IMPORTANT as our six judges will be choosing 16 finalists from each region based on comments and their own colorful opinion.

2. Voting Phase - you vote till you drop

Starting October 20th, finalist voting will begin on a daily basis through our new bracketed voting system, which will pit our 16 finalists against one another until only one remains. Sound exciting? We hope so.

Best, Maxwell

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