(Color) Scheming In Our New Home

If you’ve read some of my older posts, you know I (with my husband) am knee deep in building a new house. I’ve spent so much time picking all of the fixtures, materials and finishes to ensure that our home will have “good bones.” I’m only now starting to eke out into the world of…

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Animal Prints

This post is not about animal prints. Well, not exactly. It is and it isn’t. It’s about prints of animals, not the prints on animals. There, glad we cleared that up. Today, the New England Home Design Blog featured rooms and commentary from  fellow Newton-ite (and fabulous designer) Liz Caan, including this powder room, which inspired the post. The…

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20 Great Paint Color Names

So…I’m on a bit of a color bender of late. It’s awfully hard not to be when you are eating, sleeping and breathing it, as well as taking a class in it this summer. I’ve begun to hoard things like fan decks and giant-sized paint chips (and no, I didn’t eat them as a kid…

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On Culture & Colo(u)r

A couple of days ago, I received an email from Farrow & Ball, the fine British paint and wallcovering company, featuring six different interpretations of a color scheme for its home country. Check out the results when they asked eight designers, seven of them non-British, for their take on this assignment. How interesting! And how…

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