19th c. townhouse NYC. Laurence Montano gueridons from Karl Kemp stand before a custom-made sectional sofa in the library, and a Louise Lawler photograph is mounted between the windows; the armchair and ottoman are covered in a Christopher Hyland tiger-stripe velvet.
My new favourite blogger. Check her out. "Oh I forgot one more step making it 6 – ditch the beige haze paint colour, go dark, cross over to the dark side its way, promise way more fun this side and pretty darn life changing!"
Working on making this command center in my kitchen right now. Bought the mail holder today at Goodwill for $3.93 spray painted it black. Had an all white dry erase board I cover and spray painted the trim black. Already had a big wooden E I purchased at Goodwill a while back for $1.91. Have black frames already...just need the wire baskets and a big desk calender and we'll be set for business!
Nautical themes are one of the most enduring trends in home design. We seem to be endlessly enchanted by the ocean and charmed by the romance of the seafaring lifestyle. But, as much as we love this look, it’s easy to go overboard with this trend. Luckily, we’ve been seeing a fresh, modern take on …
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I love dark brown or black furniture--it seems to go with anything! The crown molding looks wonderful, although I've never seen it so thick. Be careful scaling the proportions to the size of the room if you want to re-create this look.
Boring Bathroom? 6 Ways to Add Drama Without Spending a Ton of Dough
Every room in your house should be decorated beautifully—even the washroom! Make your bathroom sparkle—the walls need attention, too! Build a quirky and interesting gallery wall for you and your guests to enjoy when they least expect it. Get started with affordable, artist-designed prints from Redbubble.com.
Matte Black Decor: Murdered Out Home Obejects & Spaces
When you see a car that's been "murdered out", it's got a black on black, matte finish. Well, decorators can also use paint to add some attitude to decor. When you paint ordinary objects matte black, they look badass, leaning more stylish than sinister. More practically, flat paint helps hide a multitude of sins in a way that glossy or lacquer finishes won't. The black on black look of Pella Hedeby's back wall makes the shelving recede and the objects stand out instead.
Black on the walls is the perfect palate to really make colors sing. The great thing is that when a room is dark, it can actually expand and seem bigger than it actually is. For NYC, this is almost essential. Have you ever seen those small bathrooms all in black... so chic!