Nate Berkus Says, “Gray is the New Neutral.” Sound familiar?

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See? See!  What did I tell all of you over 6 months ago? =)  The TV design "experts" are finally catching on... In fact, Nate's whole show was devoted to the color gray. Even going to how it is a hot color to wear now, which also speaks to the other topic we have discussed: How fashion and interior design coincide in taste and trends. So, did you guys follow my advice? Did you add some gray into your home and life? Here are some great examples Continue Reading...

Trend Watch: Mercury Glass

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Mercury glass has been hot since last year, but it is still going strong and I love it!!  It has a mirrored effect so it creates a beautiful reflective surface in your home.  Mercury glass originated in the 1800s  because mercury is what mirrors used to be make of.... now is used as a decorative art glass. I love it year round, but it also is incredibly festive during the holiday months. Here are some fun examples of contemporary mercury glass Continue Reading...

Damask Dresser

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One of my favorite blogs to follow is Twice Lovely.  They makeover old furniture with an artistic flare. This is another great example of what they do... I love it. It is so me. Here is a general description of what they did. This is the before: This is the after: This is the how: First they painted it white. Then they used an opaque overhead projector to trace the pattern... which is funny because I have been thinking Continue Reading...

NataLee’s Necessity: Paintable Quatrefoile Wallpaper

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Okay. So I was in Lowe's the other day shopping for carpet and walked through the Wallpaper section, which isn't all that big and I had to do a double take when I saw this: I had  mini-heart attack from excitement. A beautiful quatrefoil wallpaper for only $19.95... but wait there's more (my infomercial for you)! It is paintable! Second mini-heart attack.  As is it comes in an absolutely beautiful champagne color. But it's not one Continue Reading...

Kim Kardashian’s Amazing Mansion

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As if we didn't have enough to envy about Kim Kardashian... I am going to add one more thing to the Green-Eyed Monster list. Her amazing new pad!  It is like  she looked inside my brain to envision my dream home and here it is. It features lush landscaping... An outdoor living room, perfect for entertaining or relaxing on a beautiful night. My dream is to have a fully functioning outdoor kitchen... so I can make Continue Reading...