Effortless revamp after 20 years. It's hard to pull off because you run the risk of making the things you're keeping look out-of-date. My client loves her home! And the timeless and transitional decorating we did in 2000. But after 20 years of grandkids and life, she wanted to freshen it up (not that it [...]
Best styles to blend? Find an element they all share. Like the simple shapes shown in this eclectic bedroom. The rectangular headboard and the box shaped bedside chest share simple lines with our adjustable wall light. The flexible arm of the lamp and the cone shaped shade provide some curvature that the chest's inlay design [...]
I love Vlad Kagan's 1980 Previews chaise lounge. It nests between this classic 1960s Eames walnut stool and a gorgeous Biedermeier style bedside chest. So all these guys share clean lines! And the flouncy fringe on the lamp shade is a whimsical flourish because, well, that's good style mixing.
Style Pairing with punch I call it. She e-mailed me wanting to update their beloved TV room. But without making the other stuff in the room appear off, I told her. So this Christopher Farr rug fit the bill! We chose the colors from these tiny little yarn things to work with the existing olio [...]
Style pairing whites & brights in a monochromatic space has some really cool opportunities for fun. Where to start? So my client's kid loves this fuzzy desk chair. Because we start with that, next up we style pair it with this sexy Louis XV legged white desk . A no-brainer. And then we add [...]