With the spring equinox just around the corner and daffodils beginning to bloom I’m starting to get spring fever! It’s still a little early to start working in the garden or spruce up my flower beds so that leaves one outlet for this spring fever energy: Spring Cleaning! Continue reading
Brass and copper are making a big comeback. No need to revamp everything – mix in some pieces for an updated look. Mixed metals are hot! Check out this article originally posted on Vim & Vintage.
With brass and copper making a huge comeback in the design world, one of my favorite looks is to mix metals.
Black and white kitchens are the perfect set up for contrasting metal tones. The faucets and hardware become like a piece of jewelry.
Brass and chrome are an obvious pair, but the possibilities are endless.
Aged Bronze with steel gives a modern vintage look.
The key is contrast. Pairing very different metal tones will give a unique, high-styled appearance.
Loving the brass and copper accents together in this kitchen.
Is that a blinged-out shampoo niche or what?!
Here’s a few of my favorite metallic finds:
1. Avery Metal Lamp | Crate & Barrel 2. 3pc Mixed Metal Canister Set | CB2 3. Fulton Light | Hinkley Lighting 4. Winslow Cabinet | World’s Away 5. Copper Real Good Counterstool | Blu Dot 6. Stool | Jayson Home
Do you love Pinterest as much as I do? I do a LOT of pinning! I loved the very IDEA of Pinterest when it was launched and I signed up to join waaaaaay back when it was invitation only. I’m extremely visually oriented – I think visually, I learn visually, I even dream in color. Naturally, when I discovered a site where I could create idea boards online and access them from anywhere, I was totally gung ho. Continue reading
I love looking through photographs of beautiful rooms. I spend a lot of time exploring Pinterest and home decor magazine for inspiration and ideas. It’s an easy way to mentally “try out” design ideas without actually changing my own surroundings. A lot of the rooms I find attractive are not in keeping with my personal design aesthetic or the style of my home. Today let’s explore Mid Century Modern, or MCM. Continue reading
Similar to the 2014 selections, the Color of the Year picks for 2015 are a diverse bunch. There are two blues, both very saturated, and Pantone’s pick of Marsala is also on the deeper side. Coral Reef is probably the boldest of the group, and Benjamin Moore is keeping things soft and mellow with its selection of a wispy, neutral, yellowish green.