What is it about taking design risks that feels so nerve-wracking? (Especially, when you're making changes at home.) Do you play it safe or go for it?
Fabulous bookshelves are like open shelves in your kitchen. Yes, you want them. You may even "need" them. But how??
We all want a serene retreat at the end of a long day and soft, warm colors exude an inherent sense of calm. But keeping a neutral palette from turning into a snooze-fest can be tricky. So, how do you make it work?
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Got five minutes? Then you're ready for your next crash course in beautiful design. The best part? You should try this at home. :-)
We're getting ready for our first holiday party at our new house, which got me thinking about unexpected ways to create a little holiday magic. Want to see what's up my sleeve?
I'm pretty sure we all have it. That knee-jerk reaction to the very idea of wallpaper. Suddenly, we're in a full-on 70s flashback of swirling maize, pumpkin, and avocado (usually on top of something else that clashed horribly).
It's time to let go. It's time to forgive. Don't be afraid. Wallpaper is fabulous. I'll give you three reasons to trust again:
What happens when a client calls on March 30th and says: I just bought a 5,000 square foot house on the beach about a half hour north of Malibu. Can you decorate it from top to bottom by the 4th of July? Of course! Want to see how it came out?
When we bought our new place it was clear we had two big projects on our hands. Our white, box-like kitchen and the master bath. It was a sad, dark space with a single sink, no counter space, and a shower that screamed YMCA circa 1982.
Ready to see the transformation?
Coming up with a concept is fun, but it's all the details and choices that make it come alive that I really love. Ready for the lowdown?