Friday Family-Friendly Find: Q Quartz Urban Lava

It’s no secret that engineered stone countertops (aka quartz) are getting really good at mimicking natural stone – dramatically-veined white marbles, in particular. They are great imitators. And recently, new finishes have become available that further enhance the illusion. You can now find an increasing variety of quartz with a honed or satin finish. But…

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Friday Family-Friendly Find: Julien SocialCorner Sink & Newport Brass Taft Pull-Down Faucet

This is a very special edition of #FFFFind! This week’s finds are products that were recently incorporated in “The Morning Kitchen” that Dianne Aucello (Edesia Kitchen & Bath Studio) and I created for the Junior League of Boston 2017 Designer Show House, which just closed a couple of weeks ago. If you weren’t able to…

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Friday Family-Friendly Find: Schumacher High Performance Silk Velvet

If there are two words in the world of decorating more diametrically opposed than “performance” and “silk,” I challenge you to come up with them. In fact, silk is so fraught with issues – lack of abrasion resistance, brittleness/deterioration when exposed to sunlight, vulnerability to ‘water stains,’ and extremely difficult to clean, just to name…

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