Plaster Repair for DIYers - No Need to Rip It Out - Old Town Home
Plaster. This single, solitary word in the old house vernacular elicits a visceral reaction of sorts in many people. It's a characteristic trait of buildings from 60 years to much much older that embodies the true nature of love/hate relationships among DIYers, renovators, preservationists, rehabilitators, flippers, home inspectors, and pretty much anyone who has every worked with the stuff. But interestingly enough, where any one of those people falls in proximity to the seemingly moral…
Jessica Wangelin on Instagram: “On the blog a few years ago I quickly wrote a post titled “Why I’ll Never Paint Our Wood Trim.” It was one of those last second, not…”
On the blog a few years ago I quickly wrote a post titled “Why I’ll Never Paint Our Wood Trim.” It was one of those last second, not necessarily interesting, nor instructional posts and guess what? It’s one that people love the most! Read more at DecorAdventures.com
A Before and After Home Tour (Two Years On) - Finding Silver Pennies
We've almost been in our house for two years. I'm sharing a Before and After Home Tour on the blog to celebrate. Stop by to see our progress!
Find the Perfect Paint Color for Any Wood Trim
Woodwork is a dream detail, but it can be a doozy to work around. With undertones ranging from yellow to red to gray, matching it is no one-size-fits-all task. Consider our Color Search tool, sponsored by Sherwin-Williams, your crystal ball: Will lavender paint look good with my dark wood trim? Is red right for oak crown molding? Let Color Search inspire you! Color Search also offers instant inspiration, with a treasure trove of real-life images.
Home Furniture, Home Decor & Outdoor Furniture
Pottery Barn’s expertly crafted collections offer a widerange of stylish indoor and outdoor furniture, accessories, decor and more, for every room in your home. Curbside pickup available
Sofia’s DIY Garden Apartment in Brooklyn
Name: Sofia Berger Location: Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York Size: 480 square feet + garden Years lived in: 3 years; rented Sofia is a banker by day and an aspiring interior designer in the rest of her time. She frequents the hardware stores so often that the employees know her by name. Her bookcases are stocked with shelter magazines and her furniture has been decoupaged, reconstructed, upholstered, hacked or built from scratch.
What’s Next: Upcoming Trends in Color Combinations for Interiors
Let’s talk colors! The trends in 2014 for paint colors are some of my favorites yet, with the focus being on balancing the bold and soft, simplifying while personalizing, and looking outwards into the world for inspiration. Paint trends, or any trends for that matter, shouldn’t necessarily dictate your decisions, but they can be a really great way to stay informed about new ideas and color combinations that may inspire you and your particular space.
Belmont Design Group
Hello Everyone! I missed you guys while I was away -but I had such a FAB time in NYC! I can't begin to tell you how great it was to be back there! Visiting my family & old friends again was awesome! I even got to meet a few bloggers that I only knew online! Photos of my trip coming soon!! Anyhow, now that I'm back it's back to blogging! Today I wanted to introduce you to designer, Alison Royer. She's a talented designer who runs Belmont Design Group in California. She recently sent me a…