DIY window-valance-finished

After a year of thinking about my guest bedroom valance project, it finally came to fruition. Why did it take so long? Because it took me forever to convince Mike that this über-DIY project was feasible. The plan was to build a window valance out of wood, wallpaper it to match our accent wall, and ...

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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 ...

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Wallpapered-Drawer.jpg

My vintage dresser was originally our media console—partly because it was charming in our living room and secondly, it was a bit too dirty to be holding clothes. But when our 46" TV came into the picture, our 42" inch dresser had to return to its original duties. Now how to handle peeling ...

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I was shopping with my best friend, Elana, in Banana Republic the other day and b-lined for what I thought was a gorgeous dress. She looked at me and started laughing, Anne, that looks like a roll of wallpaper. She was right--but that's exactly what I loved about it. I often look at the graphic ...

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