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Take back your world with color.

Color in furniture, clothing, walls, fences, art, textiles, hair, make-up, and light make a difference in our world. Joe v. The Volcano with Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks showed how sick people look with bad lighting. Make-up in malls and stores is sold with the same kind of bad lighting. Going into a store and searching for a color is impossible in places for products but not in Thrift Stores. Home made items are also common in thrift stores. Can commerce learn from the colors in a Thrift store? There are reasons thrift stores are thriving. One reason is colors are more varied than anywhere new things are sold. In the book Authors of the Impossible, 3 men become writers so they can choose their script instead of letting the dictates of others choose their script. Bring in a flower to match the paint at the store, and do simple things to bring color into the life surrounding each of us.


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  • Mar 31 2013: Color is said to change the atmosphere and attitude of a city in Algeria. Color can make a person think differently? Overcast days can be changed with bright colors. Uniforms are many times navy blue. Flash mob groups have put the same color combination clothing on as Best Buy, or maybe other stores to confuse the stores. Cars that are white or yellow can be seen at night more easily. Red cars are said to receive tickets more frequently for speeding. So to change one's world, what color changes are personal with people responding to this discussion? This year, as an example, I changed the shutters to Nantucket Blue from Williamsburg blue. I have bright pink benches by the door. I have gold spray paint, and some garden features have been spray painted neon yellow. White dishes were given to me, so now I have a different display for a time until I give them to someone or sell them. I bought flowers the colors that my Mom admired. I framed a colorful poster I printed. The colors I wear have not been addressed. Soon I will change that perhaps.

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