Posts Tagged ‘wood’

January 25th, 2013 No Comments

shopping for blues, whites & woods for the home

I’ve been talking about blues, whites, neutrals with wood accents all week. Here are some shopping picks for the home in our color palette.  Andre Sofa, in Ink blue (this is a stock color!), $1,899, from Room & Board, wood bowls with bark edge, $75 and up from abc carpet & home, Parsons Tower shelf in white, $549, from West Elm, Indigo Velvet Pillow, $39.50 (free shipping), from Pottery Barn, Linden Blue Pillow, $32.95, from Crate and Barrel, Square Guest Counter Stool with mulled leather, from BDDW. Below is our color palette from this week inspired by … Read more

January 22nd, 2013 No Comments

tabletop: try using cutting boards as a placemat at each setting for a casual atmosphere

To achieve the same color palette as our inspiration photo from yesterday with blues, neutrals and woods, try bringing in cutting boards to use as placemats. This usually works wonderfully for casual lunches or dinners. Each cutting board doesn’t have to be the same either to mix things up. Pictured above I have a cutting board that still has the bark on the edge which visually makes the place setting very textural. (I bought this one at abc carpet & home) I just used my plain white everyday white plates, vintage bakelite flatware and navy napkins. The place … Read more

October 22nd, 2012 No Comments

this week’s color palette: whites, creams, browns & grays

A color palette can be inspired from anything. Look around and you can find inspiration most anywhere- from nature, a unique colored glass, a package or label, or even materials found around your own home. My stone fireplace in my bedroom with a wood beam mantel inspired the color palette in my master bath. I have two old ornate ceiling tiles leaned against the stone wall on my matel that I found at the old 26th Street antiques market in NYC years ago.  The panels add even more texture and the creams in the square panels break up the heavy … Read more