paint

Whip up custom colors for your home at this Instagram-worthy paint boutique.

Robin Daly of Fremont-based Daly’s Paint & Decorating talks how the right shade of white can emphasize natural light, neutralize green shades from the outdoors, and make any Seattle room feel sunny year round.

Color consultant Renate Ruby’s discerning eyes slid past the stripes of color I’d swiped onto the entry wall of my home—kaleidoscopic evidence, in hues ranging from eye-popping saffron yellow to mealy nonwhite, of nine months of color indecision.