Candice Olson Quotes

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Candice Olson Quotes

Strip makeup lights just dont give you a fighting chance no matter how good looking you are. Light sconces that flank the mirror illuminate your entire face evenly.
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The perfect antidote to dark, cold and creepy is light, warm and cozy.

— Candice Olson

One of the most common reasons people renovate their homes is a change in their lifestyle - an upcoming wedding, a new baby, or grown children moving away.

— Candice Olson

I think people underestimate the importance of lighting - layers of lighting, not just one light. I do a lighting seminar where I take a $300-a-yard fabric and a $3-a-yard fabric. I show what lighting can do to either one.

— Candice Olson

Great French design is often about unexpected touches.

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I firmly believe that if your environment works for you and your family, it translates into a better life.

— Candice Olson

I'm an interior designer, first and foremost. I can do one thing really well, and I'm going to stay in my little niche.

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Today's kitchen is all about a well-planned space that makes cooking a completely interactive experience among family and friends.

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I simply adore getting dressed up for a special occasion. I feel incredible stepping out in luxurious fabrics and a bit of bling. That's also how I feel about special-occasion dining rooms. Because these aren't everyday spaces, they contain all sorts of drama for that once-in-a-while 'wow' event.

— Candice Olson

I credit my mom with inspiring in me a love of design, matched by her creative problem-solving abilities. This is a woman who could find an old, discarded piece of furniture, bring it home and turn it into something fabulous.

— Candice Olson

Now that our kids are getting older, they need their space. We dug out the basement so they will have a place to go crazy in the wintertime. My son is already talking about how he's going to make a skateboard ramp. It's just a mosh pit down there, so they can do whatever they want. We're not even going to finish it.

— Candice Olson

There are designers who say, 'Oh! I see wallpaper and blue carpet.' I usually start by knocking down walls. 'You thought you just needed some new drapes? Well, guess what: That wall's gotta go.'

— Candice Olson

Spaces I love to do - the uglier the better - tend to be really old, dated basements - especially from the '60s to the '80s. I love those.

— Candice Olson

I simply love classic design when it's reinterpreted. These collections reflect the spirit of this design philosophy; clean pared down lines and forms rooted in tradition yet made to feel new and modern with unexpected or stylized scale, finishes and detailing. This contemporary take on tradition creates a look that's at once current yet timeless, fresh yet familiar ... the essence of both beautiful design and a beautifully designed home.

— Candice Olson

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