Inspiration: Get Ideas from Local Projects

Take a peek at our inspiration pages. For the past 12 years, Originate has collaborated with individuals, businesses and craftspeople on a variety of projects. All of the projects on these page are ones that Originate has sourced material for, consulted on, or designed. Be inspired!

News: Creative transformation to a 220 square foot living space

Paula and Becky set about to transform a part of their historic house that was under utilized into a second living space. The back of their house used to be a porch, then it was closed in, but the space never functioned well. They wanted the ability to travel, live inexpensively within the core of… Read more »


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Did you know it takes eight people a full day to create one Vetrazzo Recycled Glass slab by hand? And then that it takes up to four weeks for Read more »

New Products: American Clay now has 224 beautiful colors

American Clay now has 224 beautiful colors from which to choose. This is 114 more colors than was previously offered. Thirteen new colors have been added to the standard color line. A few of the “new standard” color names may look familiar to some of you!  Inspired by our past, we have decided to re-introduce […]

Sale Products: Colorhouse Fall Sale on Paint

Colorhouse is having a Fall Sale on Paint from September 15th – October 15th. All paint is 10% off on gallons, 5 gallons and quarts. Come in and spruce up your home for the Fall with no-VOC paint! Gallons starting at $36.50, 5 gallons at $185.