Thank you, TSG! Check out Window Treatments 101 in the national edition of The Scout Guide! It’s a guide to bossy color’s favorite, tried-and-true window treatments, from Roman Shades to Brisbees. What’s a Brisbee, you ask? Well, you’ll just have to click through and find out, won’t you? ;) Annie Elliott and her fellow Bossettes design […]
Thanks, Chairish, for inviting bossy color to participate in your design challenge! THE ASSIGNMENT: Take a room from white to bright, starting with an accent chair from Chairish. THE RESULT: A bossified sunny sitting room. I chose a pair of Victorian Eastlake chairs as our starting point. Don’t you usually think of heavy, dark, musty and dusty rooms when you hear Victorian? […]
I arrived home a few hours ago to an empty house. My husband and daughters are still in St. Michaels, where the girls will go to sailing camp this week. Usually I love chilling by myself at home; it’s so rare that no one else is here. But it was a really fun weekend, filled w/ amazing food, bike […]
I feel like I’m seeing green and gray (aka grey) everywhere! From excellent designers… In catalogs… Everywhere! I smell a trend. I wasn’t sure what I thought of the green/gray combo at first. But it’s grown on me. There may be a green and gray room in bossy color’s future sooner rather than later. What […]
Our window treatment fabricator said to us recently, “It’s so fun to work on your projects — you guys use the best fabrics!” High praise from someone who works with fabric day in and day out, wouldn’t you say? She’s responding, of course, to “the bossy.” We’re always looking for our next bossy inspiration…the bold, […]
Dear bossy color, What I want: cellular window shades with blackout backing. What I have discovered I don’t want to pay the price of: See above. I have 9 feet to cover and am looking at at least $500. What I think I can afford that will accomplish what I need: curtains What I loathe: […]
Yesterday a friend asked me about another friend’s rental apartment. It’s a little sterile. She just moved in, doesn’t know how long she’ll be there.
“Is she allowed to paint?” I asked innocently. Because, well, duh.