I’ve just realized something. My range hood is goofy. It’s one of those microwave/vent combos. It’s relatively new. It’s absolutely conveinent. It’s still goofy. Of course I wouldn’t have made this realization if I hadn’t decided to put together an Eye Candy post about range hoods. Oh, well. I hope you enjoy them, and if […]
Chandelier in the bathroom? Très chic. Chandelier in the bedroom?. Oo-la-la. Chandelier in the kitchen? I’m undecided about that one. Jury, what say you? The black against that blue does pop in the kitchen pictured above.
Want your curb appeal to grab attention? Paint your front door a kicky color. For inspiration, check these impressive entries. First up is an entry from Dalliance Design. The color choice is bold for sure, but what an impact, especially framed by that crisp white.
This might come as a surprise to those of you with entryways, but some people don’t have them. Oh, sure, there’s a door, but it might swing open right into a living area. Or worse yet, it might swing open right into a living area that’s carpeted. As someone who used to own a house […]
Yellow is a happy color, no doubt, but it can also be a tricky color with which to decorate. Too much blue in it, and it can feel cold. Too much green in it and can remind you of that last head cold you had. Not good. Especially in a kitchen. These kitchens, however, seem […]
I’ve never been terribly fond of kitchen banquettes, but sometimes they are the best way to use space efficiently. It also helps if they’re ‘done’ well. Here are six examples with a fresh, modern appeal that might have you re-thinking the banquette as well. The banquette pictured above does its duty splendidly
What do you think of when you hear the word ‘porch?’ Wicker? Boston ferns? Porch swings? All are perfectly appropriate for such an environment, but what if the porch-owner has a modern aesthetic? Those traditional porch staples might not
Oftentimes brown gets a bad rap among today’s interior design fans. For some, it will always be the color of dirt, and dirt = drab. For others, it might remind them of the brown coupled with gold so popular in the 1970’s. However, for others it is the color of chocolate. I’m guessing
Need some ideas for setting your table for the upcoming holiday? Check these babies out. (Note: There will be a quiz at the end.) Loving the way the table runners are used in
Unlike coral, turquoise is a color I can get behind. Especially in a kitchen and coupled with white or black. Can you say ‘Tiffany?’