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. […]
Dear Living Room, I love you. But I haven’t always. You’re not easy, you know. When we bought this house at the end of 2004, I didn’t know what to do with you. You’re north-facing. You’re almost square. You have a corner fireplace – and you know how tricky those can be. You have a […]
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, 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:”