Louise Lambert
Wine Country Studios
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Louise LambertWhat A Differrence A Year Makes

What a difference a year makes, not only in our political world, but how we paint our homes.   Colour has the power to reflect our emotions and feelings.  In 2016 the Benjamin Moore paint company declared “white” to be the colour of the year and shocked us with its steadfast austerity.   “Shadow” is this this year’s super star colour.  Its best described as....

Westside Weekly, January 27, 2017

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Holiday decorating ideasFind Your Own Novel Holiday Style Using These Tips

Try incorporating something you already have and love into your holiday decorating by pairing with other items that compliment in colour and style.  If you have a cherished object that you traditionally showcase add something new every year to keep it fresh and updated...

Westside Weekly, December 2, 2016

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Louise LambertAnchor Your Room

Sometimes the coffee table is the last piece of the living room, chosen after the seating. Select the right coffee table and the parts line up, pick the wrong one and no matter how you try, the puzzle is not completed.

Westside Weekly, November 5, 2016

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Louise LambertMake It Personal

There seems to be a growing backlash towards the antiseptic and minimalized decorating trend currently in vogue.  You know the ones with fewer collections, less colour on the walls, more all-white everything and mass produced accent pieces. I am sure you have...

Westside Weekly

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okanagan wine artThe Impacts of Art in your Work Place

“The art creates an environment where both our staff and visitors feel more at ease.  We tend to live in a hectic and fast paced environment to begin with and the nature of our business tends to add to the stress level for both staff and clients from time to time.  The art tends to put people more at ease and provides a wonderful distraction from everyday life” remarks Joe Maciel of Maciel and Company.

Westside Weekly

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Get Outdoors and Paint

Are you an aspiring artist or wannabe? Come and paint outside before the summer is gone.  It’s called Plein Aire and its pronounced “plain air” and has nothing to do with air quality.
Over the last decade, I had the pleasure in taking new...

Westside Weekly - August 16, 2016

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Expert Tips for lighting your home, Part 2 of 2

What lighting works best in kitchens?
There are several different options for selecting under cabinet lighting for your home.  Lindsey Tetlock, a certified lighting specialist from Robinson Lighting says “We recommend LED, as it is a cooler light source, with the low power consumption and longevity of the fixture…LED comes in a variety of...

Westside Weekly

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Experts Tips for Lighting Your Home:  Part I

This maybe stating the obvious, but your home can be brightened in different ways with the right choice of lighting. Strategically arranged track lights will focus attention on architectural features...

Westside Weekly - July 22, 2016

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okanagan wine artJoin Us For Art In The Park

July 9th & August 6th

Last year nearly 450 people enjoyed the visual escapades of ART IN THE PARK! It’s an event that started in 2009 and attendance swells each year.  This year, the 8th Annual - ART IN THE PARK...

Westside Weekly - July 4, 2016

 

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hanging art on wallHang Out With Your Artwork

Although I have a range of experiences from participating in countless North America art shows to arranging paintings in my clients’ Okanagan valley homes, I still needed to master the skill of hanging artwork quickly and professionally.

Westside Weekly

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living colour article - Louise LambertIn Living Colour: Selecting the right mood for your rooms

Could it be that colour is a universal language we all intuitively understand and react to? Is it more than aesthetics? Realizing your own colour sense is intrinsic, so it can itbe leveraged to affect your emotions and even your behavior.

Westside Weekly, Wednesday, June 8, 2016

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Perfect Okanagan paint paleteHow to Create the Perfect Okanagan Palate for your Home

As an artist involved in capturing the essence of scenery in my paintings I have come to learn that colours read differently in the Okanagan Valley.  Colour is a reflection of light and we get more light here than the rest of Canada during...

Westside Weekly, Friday, May 27, 2016 & Residential Development, The Okanagan Saturday, May 28, 2016

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featured wall tipsFeaturing “A FEATURED WALL”

Just as a good painting needs a focal point so does a feature wall.
The most impactful thing you can do to enhance the decor of a room is create a feature wall.  A strong feature wall, once called an accent wall...

Westside Weekly, Friday, May 13, 2016

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