May, 2012 browsing by month


Front Door Personality

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Don’t you love the character of a beautifully painted front door?

Outrageous Green SW6922:

Ben Moore wythe blue HC-143:

Just painting your front door can turn your so-so entrance into a stunning accent. A reader recently wrote and asked if I could list a few different

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Antibes Mirror Makeover

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

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The first time I saw the color  Annie Sloan Chalk Paint color Antibes Green, I immediately knew I wanted to use it somehow, somewhere:


work by Annie Sloan photo credit Christopher Drake

Isn’t the green beautiful? I knew I wanted to paint it on something! When I saw this boring old

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Candice Olson’s Five Favorite Neutrals

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Candice Olson

Candice Olson

Beautiful. Natural. Modern. I have always been one of Candice Olson’s biggest design fans!


I love her style and use of color. When Candace came out with her list of her five “Go To” Benjamin Moore colors, I could not wait to check them out. As soon as I found

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DIY Sunburst Mirror

Monday, May 14th, 2012


As you know, I have a slight passion for mirrors. I have written numerous blogs on decorating with mirrors here, here and here. I feel they are a major part of a room design:


Meg Braff

I found a starburst mirror that I loved at Ballards:


But the price tag was way more than I wanted

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Pink Is A Big Girl’s Color!

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012


Andrea Anthony Brooks

Remember a little while back when I wrote about finding a new color for my office here?  I loved all the office photos from Pinterest that

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