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 […]
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When we last spoke, I was debating whether the trim in this bedroom — needed to be painted a deeper cream to match the ceiling (on which we used OC-9 Ballet White). That was the conundrum that led to 7 sanity-restoring rules about trim color. You remember….
Here’s the result!
Think fast: you’re painting the walls of your bedroom a much darker color. Can you leave the trim bright white?
Probably not. It pains me to say this, but sometimes, if you have a deep, rich color on the walls, glaring white trim can make the room look, well, tacky. And disjointed.
Not the look we’re going for….
The love affair started before the party at Timothy Paul Bedding + Home last week (My Notting Hill gave it a mention on Monday…)
The party was given by Sferra – and it was tons of fun – but Timothy Paul has always been my go-to bedding store for John Robshaw. So it’s understandable that I would be thinking of Mr. Robshaw even as I cavorted among someone else’s sheets.
Oooh – racy!
Let’s take a breather from bossy color’s living room, shall we? In other areas of our life – i.e., the money-producing part, also known as “work” – we’ve been recommending a lot of accent pillows with just a touch of glam.
We ask you: who couldn’t use a little glamour in their lives?