China Cabinet Makeover: Backstory + Choosing a Color

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In the past 2 days, a project that I've been dreaming about for months has magically come to fruition! Somehow the stars aligned and I'm freaking excited about this one... So a long while back, about 5-6 months ago to be specific, I had the itch to spice up the dining room.  At the time, I was in … [Read more...]

Pop of Color: How-To Paint a Door

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I'm still working on my boys room. It's almost done, but it's probably been the longest room makeover in history (well maybe not, I think that was the master bedroom which I am happy to say is complete - well 95% complete).  Even though I want to call this latest makeover DONE, a room often does AND … [Read more...]

Inspiring + Vibrant Craft Room Reveal

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It's been a while since I gave you an update on the mega craft room & office space that I've been working on for a local client.  The room is 98% complete minus a few wall decor pieces.  Aside from that, the space is looking dynamite, so I thought I'd give you a tour. If you remember way-way … [Read more...]

Top Paint Picks for Navy Blue Walls

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Yesterday I shared my Royal Blue Revelation and how I've been introducing this new-found hue into my home. I'm kinda psyched because not only is this color going to be an accent seen in accessories, but I plan on painting the front room a dark navy.  Yesterday I left you at the point of me knee-deep … [Read more...]

My Favorite Colors for Spring 2012

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Whether painting or adding a few new accessories or furniture, color is important to bring life into any space. Now that the long, drear days of winter are over, Spring is the perfect time of year to paint those beige walls and/or take a risk by buying that bright orange or yellow platter or vase … [Read more...]

Spring Mantel with Shades of Turquoise

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Last week here in Upstate NY, the weather was amazing and I soaked up every bit of sun I could get. Now it's a little chillier, but Spring and Summer will be here before ya know it! In the midst of the gorgeous weather, I took some time to put together my new Spring Mantel. Over the past few … [Read more...]

How Color Affects Our Life and World

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The colors that surround us directly and indirectly affect the way we think, the way we respond, and the mood that we're in.  As red hues can evoke a strong and striking response, yellows can be calming and cheerful. I found this Infograph on Pinterest and thought it was so interesting and … [Read more...]

5 Bold Black Spaces

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Everyone knows that the classic black dress is a staple for any woman.  We wear black all the time, so why don't we incorporate it into our Interiors? Black, sometimes thought of as a drear or depressing color, can actually be used in a dramatic and sophisticated way to create a stunning space with … [Read more...]

Spring has Sprung: Yellow Inspiration

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The windows are open, The birds are chirping, The daffodils are blooming... I think I can say, with delight, that Spring has officially Sprung (finally! ...Pux Phil was completely wrong on this years spring arrival prediction!) .  The last few days have been amazing, and even though the snow … [Read more...]

Styling your Bookshelves to Create a Dazzling Display

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Bookshelves, whether built-in or free standing, are a great way to fill a bare wall, give height to a room, and create a wall of art using a combination of books and accessories. No matter your budget, well-styled bookshelves can be the focal point of your space and make a true … [Read more...]