Rejuvenating You: 11 Ways to Use to Color to Regain Your Energy & Spunk

At the Creative Season, we believe color isn’t only important to in matters of business, its essential to everyday life! The colors of our clothing we choose, the color of the food we eat, the colors of the rooms we sleep in. Why is giving someone flowers (or buying a pretty bunch at Trader’s Joe’s for you!) so rewarding? Besides being thoughtful, the colors of the flowers may soothe, energize, calm and inspire our emotions. Sometimes we get so busy working on our businesses and in our businesses that we forget to take time to care for ourselves and refill … Read More

Brown is Not Boring: How to Use Brown To Create Stability

When I think of brown, I think of coffee, chocolate and tree trunks, some of my favorite things! What do you think of? At first glance, brown might seem like a rather dull color! But wait, it’s not. Brown is not only incredibly varied in shades and tones, it can add a sense of strength, wisdom and stability to a visual style, whether for business or personal style. What the Color Brown Conveys Brown is a stabilizing color. It signals security and stability, reliability.  Think of tree trunks, especially those of trees that have been around for decades and longer. … Read More

3 Tips for Choosing What to Wear to your Next Interview

On one of the worst interviews I ever did I blame on my clothes. I wore pumps with higher heels than I was used to and a skirt that was a tad shorter than my normal hit-the-knee level. I was also dressed in all black. Stilettos, A-line skirts and an all-black outfit looks amazing on some people. For me, it was a disaster. It wasn’t a disaster because of the clothes themselves, but because of how I felt in them and how I exuded those feelings without even meaning too. And because I felt nervous and awkward, my conversation stuttered … Read More

How to Add Energy to Your Life & Business with Orange

I was standing next to my grandpa, probably twelve or thirteen at the time. Side by side, we looked at a series of paintings Grandpa recently finished, all hung up on the wall for him and my grandma -his partner in business and life- to evaluate. He leaned over to me and nodded towards the paintings. “People like orange,” he said. “They’re drawn to it. But it’s important-” and when he said this, he tilted his head towards me and looked at me from the corner of his glasses, “-not to use too much.” I took it all in, nodding … Read More

How Green Can Add a Relaxed Happy to Your Style

When I was a little girl, my parents moved our family from downtown Sacrament to the outskirts of town, to a darling home with tall, built-in oak book shelves and a gorgeous oak hutch.  My mom loved oak. She wasn’t so crazy about the green. You must understand:  the entire house was covered in green. Not the bright, happy, Kermit-the-frog green, mind you.  It was like a deep, sap green. Green carpets (the color of moss). Green linoleum and green tinted counters. Green walls. And the color of the outside of the house? A warm green. Neighbors came over and … Read More