This DIY goes out to all the design-minded, technically inclined, color-loving Mac geeks. You are a beautiful and unique snowflake -- and so is your laptop!
Move over beige! Today we're welcoming bold, energizing colors with open arms--and giving neutrals the boot. We've rounded up ten hue-happy bedrooms that are sure to inspire the colorholic in all of us!
K. Emily Bond is the Shelter Editor at EcoSalon and brings us a monthly column on the latest in conscious and green design.
I’ve been mulling over the perfect opening for my first in a series of guest posts on green design and thus decided that the very best way for to dig in would be…to say, hello.
I’m the Shelter editor at EcoSalon, where we write about a great many things pretty and green. Our aim is to make green design and...
I don't know about you, but that giant wall of color swatches at the home improvement store scares me to death. Whenever Alicia and I are painting a new room, we walk up to the paint department and I just stand there, mute, hoping she won't make me be the one to choose a color.
Well, Glidden paint has a new online tool that may eventually make the color-swatch-wall-paralysis problem moot. It's called My Colortopia – a place where color-noobs and color-lovers alike can get advice on interior design and painting decisions.
Remember the plastic spoon rose? Turns out that is just the tip of the iceberg as far as spoon-crafting is concerned. Take for example these (dare I say?) gorgeous spoon pendent lights.
Holes in spoons negate their intent, but they also take artist's Daisuke Hirawa creation (pictured above) into
In solidarity with SOPA and PIPA protesters today, I thought I'd round up some classic images of protest. These black and white photographs couldn't have much better composition if they had been planned. As it was, they weren't. That spontaneity adds to their story. (All prints are available in a variety of sizes and prices, as well as on stretched canvas, at All Posters.)
The image pictured above of a man being arrested is from the LIFE archives. It was captured at the
Remember my log side table? I still love it unconditionally, but this square stump stool is giving it a run for my love's money. By Kalon Studios, the stumps are cut from green "100% Raw FSC Certified domestic Ash or Maple." As the wood dries, the stools
Brook's guest room was in need of a makeover, so she and her boo sold all its contents on Craigslist to help afford the re-do. Now the room is not only inviting, it looks
It's that part of year when next year's color trend predictions are coming out, and it's a good time to start thinking about bringing more color into your home. In our case, Alicia usually tries to repaint the living room at least once or twice a year, just for good measure, and to drive me completely crazy.
This week, we've teamed up with Glidden to bring you their My Life, My Colors, quiz (below), a quick set of questions that'll help you...
Vibrant and juicy, this cheerful orange, might be the perfect antidote for the blues--the brain kind AND the decor kind. It was picked for its 'element of
As they say, coziness is next to godliness. (Wait? Is that not what they say?) This time of year I like nothing better than a stout evergreen tree (complete with kitschy ornaments and twinkle lights), something toasty sweet baking in the oven, Sufjan Stevens' Christmas album, and a free Saturday to enjoy it all with my husband.
No sir, I don't think white walls are boring... they are merely just a canvas for something awesome!
I am a big fan of stark white walls filled with colorful collages of artwork. I appreciate it in my own home as well as others. For me they evoke the feeling of a light and airy space and I love pops of color scattered throughout. Today I was crafting with a friend who has a fab little bungalow in the Venice Canals part of LA and she also loves her bright white walls... And her place still has lots of personality from the interesting and colorful artwork and accessories throughout.