Coles is Your Source for Miele Vacuums

March 26th, 2015

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Miele Canister Vacuums

March 26th, 2015

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Success at the San Diego Humane Society Adoption Event

March 25th, 2015


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This weekend, Coles Fine Flooring teamed up with Stainmaster Carpet to co-host an Adoption Event with the San Diego Humane Society at two of our stores. It was a huge success! 10 animals found new homes and lots of kids, parents and animal lovers of all ages were able to spend the day enjoying the animals.

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Lauren Coles is finishing up her last year in College at USD and is captain of her Lacrosse team. She played in a tournament after the Adoption Event. 

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Look for the next adoption event at Coles in November. More information to come!

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Friday Favorites: Adding Curb Appeal!

March 20th, 2015

Curb appeal not only adds value to your property but it also creates a welcoming quality to greet you when you arrive home. We have gathered some of our favorite ideas to give your home the curb appeal you have been looking for.

Better Homes & Gardens has 20 Ways to Add Curb Appeal to your home like updating old front door hardware.

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DIY Network has multiple ideas for getting the look you want all for under $100! Just painting your front door can make a big difference.

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Giving your mailbox a makeover can be a fun weekend project that has a big impacted on your homes curb appeal! For more secretes to great curb appeal check out My Home Ideas.

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If that isn’t enough Listotic has 17 Easy Curb Appeal Ideas Anyone Can Do!

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Choosing the Perfect Accent Color

March 18th, 2015

It’s easy to choose one color for a room. But what if you want a little more depth? Choosing colors that work well together without overwhelming a room is sometimes a much harder process. But before you give up completely and paint everything back to white, here are a few suggestions.

colorwheelBack to Basics: First let’s start with the Color Wheel

Primary colors: Yellow, red and blue.

Secondary colors: Green, orange and purple.

Analogous: Colors that are neighbors on the spectrum, such as green and yellow, or red and purple.

Complementary: Colors that oppose each other on the spectrum, such as green and red, or yellow and purple.

 

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Blue and Yellow Yellow is the lightest and brightest hue on the color wheel. Since it’s naturally warm, the most classic pairing is a cool blue. Blue is the least intense color choice possible. Whether you pick muted pastel shades like the bedroom above, or pair a bright sunshine yellow and a deep navy, balancing a warm yellow with a darker, cooler helps keep the room from feeling too loud or busy.

Primary Trio Blending the three primary colors together is a timeless tradition found across history. Starting with blue walls, add a few hits of red (a couple pieces of furniture work great) and finish with yellow spot colors for a dynamic trio of color.

 

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Green and Purple This dark eggplant room is brightened up considerably by a splash of lime green accent wall. The bold violet hue is anchored by green which is a naturally flexible color (like a flower grounded by a stem) so the room feels full of color without overwhelming you with contrast.

 

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Complementary

The secret to using a complementary color-scheme successfully is to let the primary hue dominate, in a muted shade, while accenting with small doses of the secondary color. This helps keep your room lively without looking too crazy. The light blue dominating the room above with splashes of bright orange is the perfect example. Likewise, the pale yellow walls of the second room, paired with the warm tones of natural wood, create a warm neutral environment. The purple shelving creates interest without diminishing the tranquility of the space.

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Friday Favorites: Kitchens!

March 13th, 2015

Kitchens are the heart and soul of a home. However picking the perfect kitchen design can be difficult! We have put together our favorite kitchens and we guaranty there is something for everyone!

House Beautiful explores 30 Great Kitchen Ideas for remodels.

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Choose from 50 different types of kitchen backsplash from Home Designing.

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Country Living has 101 Inspiring Kitchen Design Ideas that are the perfect combination of country and modern.

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Fresh Home has the 10 Top Kitchen Trends for 2015 to give you an idea of the new styles for this year.

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Coles Fine Flooring Interview on San Diego Made San Diego Proud

March 11th, 2015

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San Diego Humane Society Adoption and Training Event

March 9th, 2015

Coles has been a Partner with the San Diego Humane Society for years,  and on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 10 am to 2pm, Coles Fine Flooring and Stainmaster are co-hosting an adoption and training event at our San Diego and San Marcos locations. Stop by to meet adoptable animals or just get some advice from certified trainers. Dogs, bunnies and kittens (upon availability) will be available for adoption. Already have a dog? Bring your furry friend by for a special training session with a Certified Humane Society Trainer to help dog behavior!

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Nana’s Heavenly Hot Dogs will have a food truck at the San Diego location from 11am to 2pm with a variety of hot dog choices!

Former Coles Fine Flooring President, George Coles, is not only a Board member of the San Diego Humane Society, but was also instrumental in the creation of the Gaines St., San Diego Campus location. This location has been a model for other facilities nationwide and has vastly improved the lives of the pets that live within its walls. Lauren Coles has become the Coles spokesperson for the Humane Society on TV commercials supporting the organization. Coles includes donated TV spots as part of its annual schedule for television commercials.

Coles Fine Flooring cares deeply about these animals that are looking for homes and we are so proud to be a part of this Adoption and Training Event. Events will be held at Coles Fine Flooring at 1170 W. Morena Blvd., San Diego 619-276-5140 and at 2175 Montiel Rd. in San Marcos on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 10 am to 2pm.

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Friday Favorites: Throw Pillows!

March 6th, 2015

Dress up your home with throw pillows! This non-permanent home décor solution is wonderful for those who like to switch up their home décor often.

HGTV has 12 Ways to Bring Color to a Room with Pillows.

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Learn How to Master the Throw Pillow Mix from Houzz.

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Décorlove has great Tips on Choosing Throw Pillows!

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Colour Me Happy shares How to Decorate with Throw Pillows; 5 Rules to Follow.

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Friday Favorites: Our Living Room Favorites of the Week

February 27th, 2015

This rustic living room creates a nice cozy feel with its wood ceiling and open windows overlooking a peaceful lake.

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Welcome home! This living room entrance is a classic with beige walls and bright white trim. The warmth of the dark wood floors and front door add bold accents.

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Light blue walls and rich dark wood floors with a plush area rug add just the right amount of modern décor.

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Create a timeless look with a traditional living room. Use soft textures, as well as lighting, to make a truly inviting look for years of enjoyment.

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