Residential Color and Style from a Certified True Color Expert.

Does your house tell a story?

The story of a house. Landscape Designer extraordinaire Tara Dillard says it best. The narrative. Tara designs gardens that tell a story. I work with houses. Story-telling. Narratives. Narratives are wonderful.

The golden codfish overdoor, above,  is part of the narrative of my little Cape Cod summer cottage. Don’t get me wrong, I am not talking about going overboard with a cloying theme for your house.  No “Welcome to the Beach” signs over the sink.  I am talking about a simple story-line, a thread, a narrative.  A narrative is how I say “welcome to the beach.” Here is my narrative.  What story does your house tell?


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4 responses

  1. Wonder what pics I would take of your home, sharing its narrative as seen thru my eyes. XO T

    June 30, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    • You would love the hydrangeas here, Tara! They are in fullest flower at the moment. Will be taking lots of pictures and will post next week.

      June 30, 2012 at 1:08 pm

  2. Love the golden cod! Looks great!

    July 2, 2012 at 5:08 pm

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