Last week we took a look at the Pillowfort Bedroom collection from Target and today we continue to focusing on that collection with a look at merch for the bathroom. The multicolored striped towels above were the thing that caught my eye last week as well as several other fun things. This collection is geared towards kids but there are lots of things you could use in a lake house, a pool bath or just if you’re a “fun” adult. There are lots of fun patterns to choose from and great color combinations, so here we go, exploring Pillowfort from Target. Enjoy!!!
April 10, 2017
March 28, 2017
One thing I LOVE is when the brick is exposed and used as a wall treatment on the interior of homes and businesses, I think the brick adds a whole new look and feel to a room and really warms it up and gives it a definite masculine feel. One thing we have today that allows the exposed brick look to be accomplished without tearing down sheetrock or knocking down walls is thin brick. Thin brick is used much like tile and installed the same way. Some people refer to the thinner version of brick as thin brick veneer and many times it’s attained by using reclaimed brick from buildings that are being renovated or that have been torn down. Exposed brick can be used in any room, whether it’s in the kitchen with the cooktop or ovens, as an accent wall behind a bed or at one end of a room, exposed brick is a great way to add color, texture, and interest to rooms without breaking the bank. I’ve gathered a few examples for you today, Enjoy!!! (above image via)
March 20, 2017
Today is the first day of Spring and that usually means a lot of our thoughts will turn to warmer days and brighter colors. A quick and easy way to get a fresh jolt of color this time of year is to change out the pillows in our living rooms and bedroom, change out the deep, rich colors of Fall and Winter for bright and lighter colors of Spring and Summer. I recently received the latest Pottery Barn catalog and PB has a ton of new and beautiful pillows, when I was putting this post together I noticed myself continually drawn to the embroidered pillows and those done in crewel stitch. I always love these kinds of pillows because all of the handwork done on them gives another dimension to the pillow as well as fun patterns and colors. Join me today for a peek at some of the beautiful pillows from Pottery Barn and get inspired for Spring, Enjoy!!!
February 8, 2017
Many of you will be too young to remember this and some of you will remember it and smile, remember on the Brady Bunch when Greg Brady moved out of the room he shared with his two little brothers and turned the attic into his own room? I wanted to do that so bad, I’m not sure why, I’m an only child and always had my own room, I think it was just the idea of living in the very top of your house and having a large space to make all yours. As you know I love the idea of converting buildings or spaces meant for one purpose into a space to live in, we’ve looked at old schools converted to homes and barns and today we are going to look at Attic Conversions. We never lived in a house with an attic really tall enough to do anything with but there’s just something fun and romantic about the whole notion, so join me today as we move up to the attic and see what can be done over our heads. Enjoy!!! (above image via)
January 31, 2017
For the month of January, one of the challenges we had to choose from At Home was taking care of a decorating project we had been putting off so I decided to give our bathroom a decorative punch. We had the bathroom tiled several years ago, probably about 10, at the time we could get this tan tile cheap so we did it. Today I would like to redo the bathroom but there are other things that need to be redone first. I started out knowing I would like to streamline things somewhat and lighten the colors without having to paint or anything. The room is a neutral tan color that works with anything so I kept that and headed off to At Home to see what I could find and put together. I’ll share the pictures of the room with you and go more in-depth on why I chose what I did. Enjoy!!!
November 21, 2016
I have to make a confession, I like brass. For years we all carried on that brass was outdated and old fashioned but now with new looks and finishes brass is hot again and I’m completely on board. I like nothing better than an all white kitchen with brass hardware and I’m leaning towards more contemporary hardware with longer and sleeker handles on drawers and maybe a square knob on cabinet doors. I also like brass on gray cabinetry, it looks very chic as well as brass light fixtures. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not talking about big brass chandeliers or anything but more like brass sconces with a darker finish or brass pendant lights over an island or sink. Join me today for a look at brass accents and how they can both perk up and warm up your home. Enjoy!!! (above image via)
August 31, 2016
Pantone says their third color, Sharkskin, is “pair-able with almost any fall color bright or muted”. As we all know and have discussed a lot here on the blog gray is being looked at more and more as a neutral color, a color that can be paired or grouped with other colors and still shine through on its own strength. I LOVE gray so much and Sharkskin may very well be the perfect gray. Sharkskin is a great complimentary color, a gray that depending what you put it with it goes a little lighter or a little darker. I think gray is a great color to use in the home and I’m looking at it more and more as a base color for floor color, trim color, rugs, and wood stain color and of course gray is a beautiful fashion color with more and more designers creating beautiful statement pieces in gray like leather jackets and shoes. Today we have a small sampling of what’s available in Sharkskin, hopefully, this gives you some inspiration, Enjoy!!! (above image via)
July 25, 2016
Made In Melbourne isn’t a phrase you hear that often, but in the case of Groupwork I’m glad I did hear about it. Project 003 is the third in a series of project that has been taken up by Groupwork, in this case, they were trying to create an innovative set of bathroom fixtures and accessories, and the certainly succeeded. The fixtures are beautiful with the metal finished in brass and other components are done in Oak which makes for a beautiful combination. There’s also a note on their website that says the metal is also available in a matte finish black Chrome. The fixtures are made to be installed easily and to be able to move them as you move from different homes or apartments. I think they are very smart looking and would love to use them as the base of a bathroom design, imagine all the wonderful tile and lights you could mix with these beauties from Groupwork. Here’s a few pics, Enjoy!!!
July 13, 2016
There are always two things we all want in our homes, more storage and better organization and sometimes that means getting things up. We need to get things up off the floor, up off our desks and up off the furniture, I’m really bad about out of sight out of mind so I recently went on a hunt to find attractive ways to display or store our stuff and came upon some great and good looking shelves at Ballard Designs to help us with the job. They have all kinds of choices at Ballard, whether you’re looking for rustic or refined, chances are you’ll find it at Ballard. Here are a few of the great choices I found, let me know what you think. Enjoy!!!
June 20, 2016
Today it’s official, we are now in the season of Summer, the time of hot days, warm nights, water and sand. Truthfully, Summer is not my favorite time of the year, I’m not into hot AT ALL. In celebration of Summer, I thought we would take the term “white hot” as inspiration and look at all things white for inspiration. We haven’t done a color inspiration post in a while but I thought some of these images were so beautiful I had to share them. What are your plans this Summer? We have vacations planned that I’ll share with you later, work as usual and hopefully a couple of house projects. In the mean time enjoy these White Hot images, get inspired and soak in the first day of Summer, Enjoy!!! (above image via)