Year of the Dog

February 16, 2018 by Ariana | 0 Comments

Today marks the start of the Chinese New Year of the Dog.  While the calendar days vary every lunar new year, you were born in the year of the dog if your birth year is: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, … Continue reading

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Items We Love: Tiled Fireplaces

February 2, 2018 by Ariana | 0 Comments

We’ve written about our love of encaustic tiles, but considered it primarily for the bathroom.  Why should powder rooms get all the fun?  Incorporating these patterned tiles in a fireplace creates a striking focal point.  And not much else is needed.  … Continue reading

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2018 Color Watch: Mustard Yellow

January 8, 2018 by Ariana | 0 Comments

With the new year comes new inspiration.  When we look back at our favorite images from last year, there is a familiar theme of white walls and cool greys and blues in a modern, rustic setting.  While we love that … Continue reading

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Looks We Love: Faux Wood Tiles

December 4, 2017 by Ariana | 0 Comments

When we were remodeling our kitchen a few years ago, we decided against hardwood floors and opted for more durable porcelain tiles.  Though warmer, hardwood didn’t seem to make sense for the most trafficked room in the house where floors … Continue reading

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Stairwell Gallery Wall

November 3, 2017 by Ariana | 0 Comments

After ten years of this warm “Jakarta” paint from Dunn Edwards, we decided the hallways/stairwell/foyer area needed a refresh to better blend with the cooler rooms that it connected. To keep it neutral, I decided between shades of white and … Continue reading

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