3 Things I’ve Learned From Being a Professional Color Consultant

  Before I was offering online color consultation services, I was actually an in-person color consultant.  Yep, Color Guru actually started with me holding color parties in people’s homes!  People always say “Sort of like a Tupperware party?”  Yep!  Sort of like a Tupperware party!  I would take my 200+ fabric swatches and drape people in front of their friends to …

The Hanger Hack for an Easy Capsule Wardrobe

Some people are pretty extreme with their minimalist capsule wardrobes.  They’ll limit themselves to 30 pieces of clothing that all work together to pare down and simplify their closet.  I love looking at their sparse closets on Pinterest and their capsule wardrobe checklists – white button down, check, beige blazer, check, pants that can unzip and turn into shorts, check.  …

How to Create a Coordinated Wardrobe with Seasonal Color Analysis

A coordinated wardrobe is the bonus on the back end of getting a color consultation.  Most don’t expect it, but it’s a lovely surprise!  Your clothes all start to “go” together.  It kinda feels like magic.    This is a photo from my closet.  I have less clothes than ever, but I wear all of them and love them!  Now, …

Why Seasonal Color Analysis is Making a Powerful Comeback

Seasonal color analysis is back big time!  And here’s why.   If you’re in your 50’s, 60’s or 70’s, you’ve likely heard of seasonal color analysis and maybe have had a color consultation.  If you’re in your 30’s or 40’s, ask your mom or grandmother if they remember “getting their colors done”?  And many who are under 30, you may be …

3 Simple Reasons to Know Your Best Colors

Have you ever thought to ask “What are my colors?”    Likely, some of you have.  But some of you are like me 20 years ago and when my aunt said to me “I think you’re picking ALL the wrong colors for yourself” I was like “Wait, there are RIGHT colors?”  (I’m fully admitting that I was not born with …

Are you a Spring type?  The Warm, Bright Colors of the Spring Palette Revealed!

I love hearing people say “Spring has sprung!”  I live in Delaware, and after going through a long, cold winter (Missourians are rolling their eyes right now) there is nothing like the sight of that first crocus at the very start of Spring.  Those first daffodils, tulips, and leaves sprouting from tree branches, Spring signifies LIFE! And just like the …

Are you a Winter seasonal type? How to embrace the winter color palette

Each seasonal type has it’s own unique beauty and it’s own beautiful color palette.  A Winter color palette is full of shades that are Cool, Deep, and Clear.  What are Winter colors? A true Winter color palette is full of cool based jewel-tones like ruby red, sapphire blue, and emerald green.  Winter types also get such classic neutrals – they …

Are you an Autumn? The Autumn seasonal color palette explained

Personally, my favorite season is fall.  I live in Delaware, which is quite hot and humid in the summer.  When the hot humid weather turns to crisp Autumn days, it feels magical!  The smell of the falling leaves, and the sound of them crunching under my feet will never get old. As for Autumn seasonal type, each seasonal type has …

Are you a Summer seasonal type?

Each seasonal type has it’s own unique beauty and it’s own beautiful color palette, and for Summer types, the best Summer colors are Cool, Light, and Muted.  What are Summer colors?  A summer season color palette is full of soft colors like pastels, some great neutral colors like soft white, charcoal grey, navy, and taupe, and some rich colors as …

Seasonal Color Analysis is the Key to a Capsule Wardrobe

I always wanted an organized wardrobe where everything coordinated with everything else.  That was not my reality for most of my life though.  My reality was a closet full of mismatched stuff that I didn’t like all that much, and never seemed to go together!  Looking back, now that I’m a professional color analyst, I know that it’s because I …