May 20, 2012

How to paint your house.

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.”



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Rachel Mar 6, 2016 10:21am

Hi, the article is not here. Only comments

John Apr 17, 2014 4:44pm

What colour for boys ?

Alisa Apr 17, 2014 3:16pm

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

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