After day-in and day-out of work, work, work, I really enjoy getting dressed up and attending design-related events and the occasional awards banquet. Sometimes it’s hard to know what is appropriate to wear (especially when photos may be taken by the press). I found this funky designer dress on Everything But the House (EBTH) online […]
I went on a little vacation last week with Mr. Man and the kids! We picked the most important things we each wanted to do while there, and mine was to visit architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s home and studio and tour the surrounding architectural mecca of Oak Park. YAYYYYYY!!!! Because I choose exterior paint […]
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who wanted to move into the room at the end of the hall, far away from her older sister. In this room, she would read and dream and play Legos to her heart’s content. The room once belonged to her father, Mr. Man, who decided to […]
You’ve heard you should always practice what you preach, right? Well, I’m always preaching about checking your paint color match at the store to make sure your color is dead-on right. Well, I found two little side tables at a yard sale that I wanted to re-do for my younger daughter’s room makeover. They […]
Just when I was beginning to lose hope, Sherwin-Williams announced it’s 2015 Color of the Year – Coral Reef (SW 6606). via
It’s been a busy week between working with clients and going to several events, including the Sherwin-Williams ColorMix 2015 designer event.
I have to honestly say, I have never had the guts to recommend that a client paint melamine, thermofoil, or laminate kitchen cabinets. This type of cabinetry is often found in lower-end kitchens – melamine and thermofoil are similar plastic materials that are applied over particleboard or MDF to inexpensively simulate the look of painted wood. […]