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There’s something very soothing about subdued, pale colors that feels simple and clean despite the many little details and layers that may actually exist. From mixing patterns to stacking collectibles, sticking to one color palette can allow you to experiment without seeming over the top. And mixing browns, blues and white is always classic! (Images [...]
The daybed dates back to the ancient Egyptians, who created beds out of bound palm sticks for sleeping and lounging. Daybeds became famous in the Greco Roman world, where they were referred to as “lectus”, luxuriously adorned and cushioned reclining sofas for relaxing, sleeping or eating. Made of rich materials like silver and ivory, they [...]
Just in time for Thanksgiving decor is Thomas Paul’s Orange Pillow at Velocity Art & Design. His latest collection has beautiful botanical illustrations hand screened on 100% linen pillows.
Monday’s History Lesson: The Grandfather Clock Tuesday’s Fashion Finds: Erin Wasson Bangle Wednesday’s Design Meets Fashion: Dark Woods Inspiration Thursdays: Into the Woods Friday Faves: Murano Glass Owl
Found this gorgeous Murano Glass Owl on auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. It stands 13 1/2 inches tall and is composed of smoky glass with iridescent eyes and a red interior.
Monday’s History Lesson: Toile de Jouy Tuesday Fashion Finds: Après Cardigan Wednesday’s Design Meets Fashion: Traditional English Rose Inspiration Thursday: Wallpapered Furniture by Bryonie Potter Friday Faves: Twisted Lights by Erwin Zweirs
In my hunt for knobs and accessories to update my new home, I found these Perforated Bone Door Knobs at Graham & Green and instantly fell in love. Having an Asian background, I’m attracted to pieces that have an Indian flair but also tie into my otherwise modern style. Isn’t it gorgeous?
We are helping some clients redesign their home in Manhattan Beach and though we’re still in the beginning phases of the redo, we wanted to share the first after from their family room. Updating paint colors can really spruce up a room, especially when you can use color to contrast paneling with wainscot. (Furniture is [...]
A great place to find affordable furniture is the flea market. On Sunday I went to the Alameda Antiques Faire and found a ton of great pieces that are not only budget-friendly but also unique, like a framed vintage painting of the Golden Gate Bridge, a bistro table inlayed with vintage maps from the UK [...]
Hope everyone had a lovely Labor Day weekend! For this week’s history lesson I wanted to talk a bit about the incredible Italian Mid-Century Modern Ceramicist Guido Gambone (1909-1969). Gambone was an modern ceramic artist of the 1950′s and 1960′s whose work has become a favorite for collector’s due to his playful use of shapes [...]