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Colorful Cali

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COLOR! I love it. It inspires me (see the post “Radiant Orchid“), gives me a boost of energy and makes me want to sit down with a coloring book . The way people choose to use color – whether that is in their homes, clothes, architecture, websites, etc. – can have a big impact on how we receive what is being put in front of us. And nature is perhaps the best teacher when it comes to putting colors together. I had the opportunity to go out to California for a week, and was reminded how much color influences how I interact with my environment. After being surrounded by some of the beautiful colors of California, I left feeling inspired to CREATE. The term “California Dreaming” taking on a whole new meaning…

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Runyon Canyon Park, while it can be crowded, it provides not just amazing views of the Hollywood Hills, but beautiful foliage and colorful homes.

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Visit High Rooftop Lounge in Venice Beach for unbeatable views of a CA sunset.

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I’d like a lovely pair of pants in that PINK color.

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Every meal tastes just a little bit better when you eat alfresco in the CA sunshine.

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In the 90291!

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 The Venice Canals – a little European oasis in the middle of Venice.

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Full of flowers, succulents and colorful homes…
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 Lemonade – tasty morsels, delicious drinks and bright decor

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 Bikes in CA are like corn in Iowa. Look no further than Linus on Abbot Kinney Blvd.

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 The beauty that is Griffith Park.

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  Produce in CA is devine. Stop by Cookbook in Echo Park to get some of the local best.

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 The streets of Venice Beach, CA – eccentric and pure California.

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 The Getty Center – officially one of my new favorite places. It is a MUST see.

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 Gardens…

Amazing views of the city…

and to-die-for architecture.

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Love ya, Cali. Keep in Touch.

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