So reads the title of a recent Wall Street Journal article. When a family embarks on a redecorating project for, say, a living or family room, it’s smart to get input from all family members. When you’re focusing on the design of a child’s room, well, effectively there are only 2 stakeholders: the one sleeping in the room, and […]
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 […]
Maybe it all started at the Thomas Everard house at Colonial Williamsburg. I couldn’t get that shiny green mantel out of my head for days. Or maybe it was the green dining room at the George Wythe House at Williamsburg. Or maybe it was George Washington’s “Little Dining Room” at Mount Vernon that planted the seed. […]
Yay, spring! Even though I barely busted out the parka this winter, I’m ready for a change. 78-degree days in February are spooky. But in March, they’re fabulous. And they smell better.
Could it have been a yearning for spring that led me to green for my powder room? My Irish heritage?…