THANK YOU, PANTONE!!! Thank you, thank you, for giving us Greenery this year! Talk about a much-needed lift! 15-0343 Greenery. What a fresh, optimistic color! Cause for celebration! A grassy green with enough lime to give it some energy and playfulness. Greenery is a straightforward, honest green that wants the best for all of us. It turns […]
Gentle Readers, this is going to be an action-packed blog entry so I can bring you an UP TO THE MINUTE report! As I mentioned last time, counters have to go in before the kitchen is usable. So the plumbing and gas were connected right after that. BUT we didn’t want to start walking on the floor […]
And by “beach house,” I mean summer house, cottage, country house, weekend house, or year-round house :) I’m just so desperate to think about warmer weather…I’d like to make every house feel summery right now. 1. Do a massive cleaning (even if you have a housekeeper). Whether we’re talking about the home you live in year-round or a house that’s been […]
Help me out, Gentle Readers, will you? Mint green is not my favorite color. Refinery 29 makes a pretty great case for it for summer-into-fall fashion… …and no 1950s GE kitchen would be complete without it. But beyond that, decorating with mint green is tricky. I even tried to save one of you from seafoam green roller shades earlier […]
Anyone tired of the 50 Shades of Gray references? I’m not! The witty and eloquent Elizabeth Mayhew debuted a column in The Washington Post’s Local Living section on Thursday, and her first one was called, 7 Shades of Gray.
I was delighted to provide some thoughts for the article’s sidebar….
I know Honeysuckle Pink is the color of the year, but I seem to be recommending BLUE for a lot of dining rooms these days.
Why is that, I wonder? I’ve never thought of blue as a particularly appetizing color, but it seems as though blue is just the ticket for several projects right now….
What ho, Gentle Readers?! Holy cow – is it February already? Since when did January/February become crazy decorating season? It’s wonderful, of course, but I’m sorry I’ve been neglecting you!
A piece of exciting news: I’ve just been named an Expert on the Benjamin Moore Experts Exchange….