Archive for : May, 2016

Old is Gold..The Biggest Decor Trends the Year You Were Born 1928 At Salon des Artistes Dècorateurs, Charlotte Perriand debuts a table and stools that would feel right at home in our current homes. 1930 In a room designed by Alexander Kachinsky, the focus shifts to shape and form. 1932 Modern mirror

Our Ways to Make Any Bathroom Feel Like an At-Home Spa FLORAL BATHTUB Designer Kathryn M. Ireland’s Greta wallpaper in Reverse Green adds charm to a guest bath in a Cape Cod getaway. The slipper chair is covered in her Roses linen in Red. SWIRLING BLUE Java Grande wallpaper from China Seas is

New Ideas for Dining Room Decoration PASTEL PINK In the dining room of this Cape Cod estate, a sea-grass rug covers the floor. Designer Kathryn M. Ireland reupholstered the owners’ Gustavian chairs and had the matching table made by the Lief gallery. BRIGHT GREEN The verdant dining room of aLo

New Ways to Decorate Your Porch This Summer GO BOLD If you don’t have the nerve to use a favorite pattern indoors, bring it outside instead. A Florida home’s porch features chairs in an eye-catching botanical — “a wonderful old pattern that Elsie de Wolfe used in the 1940s,”

Any garden can look stately, even if it’s small. When I say ‘stately,’ I don’t mean to conjure upimages of Versailles — not to mention the amount of labor it takes to maintain that degree of control over nature! But a garden with a plan — one that is sensitive to the site, co

Change the view every day : When it comes to tiny houses, we thought we had seen everything. From the small home that comes with an elevator for a corgi to the solar-powered one that can exist entirely off the grid, not much else could surprise us. That is, until we discovered a tiny house thatspins

ORANGE, BLUE, AND GREEN Gary McBournie’s beach cottage has become a meeting place for friends and family every summer. He used soft oranges, blues, and greens to create this welcoming guest room. The custom Bob Collins & Sons upholstered walls reflect the light, joyful feeling the designer

8 Outdoor Showers That Will Tempt You to Stay Outside Forever Rinse off under the sun (or the stars!) in one of these open-air bathrooms. “Fresh and clean” will take on a whole new meaning. APRÈS VINO “Washing off the vineyard dust in an outdoor shower is a special treat for everyo

MIX ‘N MATCH HERBS Eye-catching as well as edible, herbs bunched together on a table transforms a small patch of porch into hardworking acreage. Burgundy coleus in a timeworn metal tub provides a colorful counterpoint. FILL A BIRDBATH Hardy succulents, which stow water in their stems and leave

26 Unique Bathroom Ideas for our customers Functional doesn’t have to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. ANTIQUE CARVING “If you’re going to do color, why not go intense?” designer Erin Martin says of this swanky pool house ba