Category: Projects

guest-bedroom-design3

This bedroom design was born out of a mix-up—and I’m thrilled with the mistake. With a coat of Benjamin Moore’s metallic Veil Cream, these walls have a subtle sparkle in the sun and warm glow by lamplight. It’s the prettiest paint and was intended for all four walls—but in efforts to save an unused roll ...

contemporary kitchen makeover

There is no actual dining room in this apartment but with a large kitchen it gave us options: 1. Divide the space into distinct areas for kitchen prep and formal dining 2. Pretend it’s a dining room with a wall of kitchen stuff 3. Build an island and create a big dine-in kitchen The Kitchen Before I would have never ...

Puple Bathroom

Obsessed with wallpaper, I had the perfect plan for the bathroom. I found a fabulous red magnolia print from Graham and Brown to go above the chair rail and I matched one of latte-colored leaves for the paint below. Though, as you can see, this paper is not on the walls. The day the painters came ...

bedroom-decorating-headboard

When we first saw our late-19th-century condo in Hoboken, NJ, Mike and I fell in love with its original architectural elements: wide plank floors, high ceilings, crown molding, plaster medallion, and fireplaces--but the 21st-century touches weren't exactly a selling point. From peach paint to shiny gold hardware to wrought-iron fixtures, it all had to go. ...