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Colour me Happy in the Washington Post

By 03/19/2009January 26th, 201733 Comments

It took 3 comments this morning for me to clue in that my blog was in Washington Post’s “Our picks to click this week”. 

That is very exciting!  My client Suzanne (whose apartment I featured) in the post “The right way to create flow using Colour” and I are about to be famous 🙂  Well in the blog world anyway!

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  • Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality says:

    Congrats on your feature! I keep hoping they'll find me and mention my blog, but so far no go. Nice to meet you (thru Twitter). I'll be following you & since I'm all into color too with decorating, I'll add you to my Bloglines feeds. Look forward to reading more!

  • Tiaa says:

    Congrats Maria! Well deserved!

  • Brett Walther says:

    I’m so happy your blog has taken off, Maria! It’s an inspiration – from both a blogger’s perspective, and from a design perspective. Such uplifting content!

  • custardbydesign says:

    congrats on your pick of the click in the washington post…

  • LaurenFaythe says:

    Congratulations! You give such valuable color and design information, you deserve it!

  • Anonymous says:

    Oh happy day. What a great honor. Congratulations Maria.

    Monica Kelly

  • Bethany says:

    Yippee! I am so glad you were featured.

  • Under a Green Roof says:

    Congrats! That is fantastic!!!

  • Under a Green Roof says:

    also, thank you so much for your kind words the other day, I am not sure how my picture all of a sudden showed up (its been on my profile for a while, I think, just wasnt on the blog) and your sweet comment really did make my day 🙂

  • Mrs B says:

    Fantastic News for both you and your client! So thoroughly deserved Maria, the amount of time and research you put into all your articles is always so appreciated. I love your ‘unique’ style and direction your blog has taken, every day I come here and check to see if you have posted any new articles or I just happily browse the older posts that you have written.
    Mrs B

  • kelee Katillac says:

    Great Maria–awesome!

  • High-Heeled Foot in the door says:

    Yay exciting! I saw it this morning and was super excited for you. I loving reading to see if they’ve picked anyone I know.


  • DesignTies says:

    I’m just so excited for you, Maria… how totally fantastic!! And you know what?? I’ll bet you this is only the first time you’ll be acknowledged… you’re so great at what you do, and your blog is so engaging and informative that I’m absoloutely positive that you’ll be mentioned (and more then likely written about in detail!!) again one day very soon!!

  • Awesome Sara says:

    OMG OMG!!!!! You’re like famous now!!!!!! Way to go! i’m so jealous

  • Awesome Sara says:

    got your comment to my yellow comment- yes how to decorate with dark colors. i just love to be engulf in dark colors but i don’t want to be a vampire living in a cave!!

  • My Notting Hill says:

    Congratulations! So happy to see your blog when I opened the paper this morning.

  • Imogen Lamport says:

    Congratulations – it’s great that you’re getting this recognition

  • Maya@Completely-Coastal says:

    Congrats. Your blog is great… (and will be mentioned on Completely Coastal too in tomorrows post (Oh, not that I compare my blog to The Washington Post, no, no!)

  • Brillante Home Decor says:

    Maria, no surprise for me…you and your Blog are great and deserve any recognition.

  • Meade Design Group says:

    Felicidades! Maria – You are definitely coloring the blog world.

  • Joyce says:

    This is wonderful news! Yahoo… I’m very happy for you. A good thing should be shared by many.

  • sallymandy says:

    Many congratulations, Maria. You deserve that honor in the Post. You’re obviously passionate about what you do, and that shows in the quality of your work. I enjoy coming over here so much. Thanks (and for the nice words on mine).

  • unique unique design says:

    How exciting! Congratulations! You do a wonderful job with your blog.

  • Julianne says:

    This is fabulous. I think you are the most talented designer I have ever seen. There is something about this picture that makes me feel so happy and cozy, and I am a neutral person. Congrats! you really deserve it. OH, thanks for stopping by my blog too, even thought I have been very slack at blogging.

  • Lyndsy says:

    Congratulations! That is so exciting! I love clicking on your blog and am glad it is getting the recognition it deserves! Cheers!

  • Marlo says:

    I’m happy for you and I’m sure there’s more good news on the way!

  • colorexpert says:

    Congrats! How great to see you in the Post. I hadn’t even looked at today’s paper but couldn’t wait to open it after seeing your post. How wonderful. You and your blog deserve to be recognized.

  • Patricia Gray says:

    Way to go!!!

  • Pam Kersting says:

    Congratulations Maria! It is so well deserved! All the best to you and thank you for inspiring and teaching all of us amatuers!


    Congratulations Maria for your mention in the Washington Post! It’s great to see your receive the recognition for such a great and informative Blog!

    You Go Girl….


  • Haven and Home says:

    Congratulations! That is great!

  • hello gorgeous says:


    Really, I just need to start at the beginning of this blog.

  • Live In Full Color says:

    How EXCITING!!!! Congrats- I’m so glad they found you… it’s an awesome post!!

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