How to paint your house.

Via Waylon Lewis
on May 20, 2012
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Forget Feng Shui, listen to the Painters of Louisville, whomever they are:

A few great Reddit comments:

“Socially constructed and self-fulfilling color preferences everywhere.”

“Wouldn’t you want the dining room to NOT be red because you wouldn’t want an increased appetite because most people are fat enough as it is?”

“Pink in the girls room, eh? Way to go to solidify gender stereotypes.”

“It would do the opposite of calm me. I’d go on a murderous rampage if my room was pink.”




About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


7 Responses to “How to paint your house.”

  1. Keisha Devincenzi says:

    Howdy! I could have sworn I’ve been to this website before but after checking through some of the post I realized it’s new to me. Anyhow, I’m definitely glad I found it and I’ll be book-marking and checking back often!

  2. Guest says:

    Pink is not a primary color. That would be red.

  3. TEYZoo says:

    why do just girls get the calming and warm bedroom color?

  4. Faun says:

    Well.. it doesn't say that pink is a primary color anywhere either… :p

  5. Alisa says:

    LOVE black. Just saying. And HATE pink. and I'm a "girl", though not so young. Didn't like it then either.

  6. John says:

    What colour for boys ?

  7. Rachel says:

    Hi, the article is not here. Only comments