Nancy Alwin, CACC

Making color work for you

ArtZenFlowers Color & Design

About Us

Whether you want a complete color plan for your home, just a single room makeover, specialty finishes, finishing touches, furniture rearranging, a seasonal refresher or a grand plan, we can work within your budget. We will gladly meet with you in your home or our office to define your personal style and create a timeline to suit your immediate needs as well as long term plans.

Some of the services we offer include:

  • Certified Architectural Color Specialist
  • Residential-historic-commercial
  • Benjamin Moore color expert
  • 'Green' paint specialist
  • Full spectrum color specialist
  • Prep for re-sale
  • Garden planning


View our online portfolio The Colorful Homes of Portland.

Testimonials

 | 4 REVIEWS
pdx1000
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jun 2014

We were so happy to work with Nancy on choosing the right colors for the exterior paint of our home. Nancy was extremely knowledgeable about all the paint brands and very easy going to work with. Sh... Read More

jaggupta
Relationship: Client
Project Date: May 2011

Nancy was wonderful to work with. She was instrumental in us selecting just the right colors for the exterior of our home. Nancy is intuitive and knows how to read people. She listened to our style... Read More

nandinette
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jul 2010

Nancy consulted on exterior and interior house colors, using Benjamin Moore palettes. She has a thorough familiarity with the vast range of colors and is able to combine them with skill. She uses ... Read More

Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc.
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Nov 2012

We have worked with Nancy for several years and always appreciate her detailed and trained eye when it comes to exterior paint consulting. We refer and work collectively with Nancy on many, many proje... Read More

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Experience and awards

  • A graduate of the Smart Design Architectural Color Certification program in 2010.

  • Interviewed on Lifestyle Web Radio's 'Todays-Home' show with Diane Plesset.


  • A trainer for Pottery Barn clients on use of color in the home, a guest speaker at Portland Community College courses on interior design color segments. Now an educator with The Business of Color 'Smart Design' Architectural Color Consultant certification training program.

  • Regularly featured as an in store color specialist at local paint retailer Powell Paint Centers, Portland's oldest and most respected paint retailers for 50 years!