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portable paint palette using spoons from Fired Earth Paints

Portable Paint Palettes

Creating a mini version of a color scheme will help connect the decorating dots. When you hear there’s a new fan deck available from your favorite paint company does your heart skip a beat? There is something about holding one in your hand, seeing all the beautiful choices available at your fingertips and asking yourself […]

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mustard yellow kitchen cabinets

Mustard Yellow Kitchen

Taking a chance on an unusual color combination creates a dream country kitchen. Canadian House & Home designed a five-star space in their 2011 Princess Margaret Showhome.  To-the-ceiling cabinets are painted No 7 Octagon yellow from Farrow & Ball.  The color is a nice contrast to the honed CeasarStone counters and matte black CornuFe range.  […]

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Italian magazine cover from the 1920s

Powder Room – Act Three

It’s a tiny space (25 sq. ft.) but the mirror falling down required me to repaint and rethink the accessories. After three paint colors and a Powder Room Mirror Fail due to a rusted screw, the space is finally complete. There’s a color change that’s difficult to capture in photographs so I decided to provide […]

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new laundry closet with Bosch Axxis front loader and condenser dryer

7 Upgrades that Transformed My Kitchen

Key things we changed and the difference each one made. In the summer of 2009 we upgraded the small kitchen (14’ x 8’) in our 1924 apartment building.  Nothing had been changed since 1986 when my husband moved in and installed new appliances. The previous tenant had combined the kitchen and dining room, which opens […]

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50s TV dog lamp turned into a side table lamp

Alabama Stone Cottage Details

A closer look at the accessories in the home of our Shopping Editor, Allison Our two-part virtual walk-through of Allison’s stone cottage was designed so everyone could appreciate the highly original living spaces she has worked so hard to create. If you haven’t yet seen the main rooms in part one, the elegant French Gray […]

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