Hello, Gentle Readers! Under the heading, “change is good” (subheading, “a slippery slope”), the walls in my living room are now blush (Benjamin Moore’s 050 Pink Moiré)! I desperately wanted to use Farrow & Ball paint. The product is amazing, and I’ve been eager to get back to it…the depth of color is just so gorgeous. […]
Gentle Readers, a while back, when I confessed that I was considering painting my living room yet again, a lovely note and sketch appeared in my in-box.
The author is Bart Swindall, aka Magnaverde, Chicago historian, Apartment Therapy contributor, tiny vintage apartment inhabitor and rapier wit possessor…
Gentle Readers, how bossy color has missed you! What with the blog migration (nearly finished), client projects (exciting), a new assistant (fabulous!), and, as you know, personal decorating trials and travails (often frustrating), life has been unusually hectic.
Let’s catch you up on bossy color’s living room. Here is the most recent “Before:”
Just as it is impolite to ask a lady her age, so too is it impolite to ask bossy color how many times she’s painted her living room.
The answer, she fears, would shock and horrify you.
Therefore, let us skip the introduction and go right to the pictorial essay, shall we?
One of my clients has two young boys who share a bedroom. There are plenty of other rooms in the house, but they like to be in the same room, which I find very dear. When we were decorating it, our goals were to: a) make it cute b) do something that distinguished each child’s […]