Details of an old cabinet and back staircase in a c.1910 house: The current homeowner is mulling over a future paint transformation. Photos: Jane Dagmi
Adding paint is one sure way to rescue tired, outdated, and just-not-you house parts that are still in fine working order.… Continue reading
Image: Cote Maison
While on vacation recently, I visited MoMa, and felt a surge of color block love. My children, unfortunately, did not (see below right). So while they sat them down on one of the comfy leather benches and looked perfectly bored, I flitted through the contemporary galleries just long enough to visit briefly with Kelly, Rothko, Martin, etc.
Image via Sensational Color
At this time of year, there is an abundance of red, white, and blue decorating ideas featured in magazines and blogs. Thematic summer decor takes full advantage of the comradeship of the three colors typically in an annual deluge of nautical-inspired cottages and flag-festooned farmhouses celebrating classic American style where stars and stripes, and lighthouses make regular appearances.… Continue reading