A Beautiful White Laundry Room…goes from Dark Brown to White I recently helped a client revamp her Laundry Room. Her dark brown cabinets were getting her down and she needed a change. White cabinetry was the answer – Annie Sloan Pure White Chalk Paint was the tool. It’s so important to make our more utilitarian spaces look beautiful and fun to be in. Most of us forget that (me included). When a room we … Continue reading
I was coming back from a decorative painting job out in the Hamptons and I came across this wonderful old antique shop named Lloyds in Eastport, New York. I had passed this store many times before and finally – I had a little bit of time to go in and take a look. The store is a lot larger than it appears from the outside – and there are two large floors full of antiques. … Continue reading
What’s Involved in a Paint Color Consultation? I have received a few questions about how I go about doing a color consultation for my clients. Instead of answering separately, I thought it best to do a blogpost about it…so here goes! Source Q: I am having trouble picking some colors for the first floor of my home. Can you tell me how I should prepare for a color consult with you and … Continue reading
I follow a fellow designer, Cara McBroom, and was really taken by two art pieces in one of her client’s homes. It was by Mary Hong, an artist working in Florida. I had to contact her and found we had a lot in common – she appreciates the experimentation that faux finishers are fond of and she’ll be traveling to the same region of France that I visited back in 2001. Mary, though, will be … Continue reading
I finally finished a coffee table I had been working on for a while. I didn’t want to post it until I figured out how to tame the super shine I was getting from the wax I put on the table. I figured it out soon enough…made the necessary adjustments (not hard – a little more sanding back) and it’s a beautiful finished table.