04 Mar50 Shades of Grays


So if you read last month’s newsletter, you know that we were all about color with the announcement of the Pantone…

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01 JanAnd the award for the 2015 Color of the Year goes to…


I remember those Sunday nights when we’d gather in front of the TV and watch Tinkerbell paint the sky above Sleeping…

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08 DecThank You for Your Service


Thanks to a boatload of help, over 2 Saturdays in November the Community Service team of Bucks-Mont NARI (National Association of…

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23 OctThe Haunting of Helen House


It looked like a regular old house when we pulled into this New Jersey driveway in late spring for a wallpaper-removal…

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10 SepAnd Now for Something Completely Different…


I dream about houses. Really. Ask Carla. Sometimes I wake up and am able to tell her the tiniest details of…

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04 AugThe Story of a House (a Love Letter)


The first time I went to the house, in 1993, I nearly missed the driveway. But as I turned off of…

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24 JunWith a Little Help from Our Friends…


My wife, Carla, and I love to walk on the Delaware Canal Towpath, especially near Upper Black Eddy, close to where…

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06 JunA Tale of Two Roofs


You may not know this, but Odell Painting is a member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). And…

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07 MayRecords on the Wall


This wasn’t our first trip to the Bobbi Silver-Chris Stephens home in Carversville. Five years ago, we painted their exterior. Last…

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05 MarWallpaper and Bridesmaids Dresses


Recently, my wife, Carla, and I attended a 25th-wedding-anniversary party. The still-happy couple had posted photos from their late-1988 wedding. As…

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