Benjamin Moore has announced its 2016 Color of the Year – Simply White OC-117. Contrary to the 2015 color of the year, Guilford Green, and Pantone’s rich and earthy Marsala, Simply White is clean, fresh and simply brilliant. While some might be surprised, it makes sense why they (boldly) chose … Read More… →
There are certain things that can turn an ordinary room into an extraordinary room. Lighting is one of those things. Not only does lighting create ambiance in a space, a light fixture can be a wonderful way of making a statement. I enjoy using light fixtures as functional pieces of … Read More… →
A color favorite of many, purple can add luxury, tranquility and even creativity to a space. Whether you want to drench your walls in lavender or accessorize with pillows accented in plum, this versatile hue is bound to make a statement. Here is some inspiration and tips on color combinations … Read More… →
Following up with from my last post (A Dose of Color), I wanted to continue on the topic of color (my favorite!) and give you suggestions and inspiration for adding color into your home sans the trip to Home Depot. Try one of these paint-free interior design tips for an … Read More… →
Color is one of my favorite things about design. I feel it’s so important (and fun!) to express yourself through color within your home. In contrast, I find that many people struggle with incorporating color into their homes. I am here to assure you that one should not fear color! … Read More… →
Adding playful, whimsical touches to your home can make it seem extra inviting. Plus, these pieces from local Minneapolis artist Carly Jo Hougen would be excellent conversation starters. In addition to the fantastic paintings below, Carly offers stunning calligraphy and wood burning services.
Creating a pet-friendly interior space often involves stain resistant, bleach cleanable fabrics, custom doggy beds and kitchen cabinets designed to store food for our four-legged friends…you know, the nitty-gritty details that need to be considered when we share our abodes with domesticated animals. Take one look at artwork by Sarah Thornton, … Read More… →