From forgotten women scientists to favorite childhood stories, Katie Deedy creates an enchanting, narrative-inspired space with her wallpaper, tile, fabric, and bookplate designs. Her One Minute Tip on creating molded light plates will be posted Wednesday!
This is a wonderfully ambitious summer project for those of you with a little time on your hands, from Los Angeles "maker" John Gleeson Connolly. Comment below if you'd like to see a more detailed how-to!
A decidedly cool and shimmery, unmistakably glam palette defines House Beautiful's 2012 Kitchen of the Year. With a shiny mix of polished chrome, pearlized subway tile and an ultra-high gloss countertop in the butlers pantry, this is the antithesis of the warm and cuddly country kitchen, but is absolutely inviting in it's own fashionable way.
Thinking about a kitchen renovation, but baffled about where to splurge and where to save? Leave it to the shopping pros at Consumer Reports to break down the kitchen into the high end choices, as well as their best money saving counterparts.
When I search for "traditional" bathroom styles, a plethora of images pops up that looks nothing like the kinds of classic bathrooms found in historic American homes. Somehow, traditional has become less about classical style and more about ornate flourishes, dark wood, and heavy, overlapping patterns and textures.
I love a little nature in the bathroom. But the lonely orchid in my bathroom can't compare with a luxurious indoor/outdoor dream space. A Hawaiian-inspired al fresco shower is the ultimate bathing experience; nothing feels better.
Inspired by Nancy's great Anthropologie Etsy Challenge post, I wondered if one could furnish an entire bathroom using Etsy. If it could be done, would it be a cohesive look, and would I even like it?! The answer is, mostly, yes.
Seeing Art of Board's wall tiles from across the room, I was drawn to their random color. Only when I got closer could I see that they appeared to be recycled out of something. And they are! Skate boards as wall tiles … from half pipe to kitchen backsplash.