Testing Benjamin Moore’s New Gold Metallic Paint

Testing Benjamin Moore’s New Gold Metallic Paint

Benjamin Moore recently contacted me to participate in a testing program for their new gold metallic paint. You guys know how much I love GOLD, right? I guess they know it, too.   Over the last few years, I have used various gold metallic paint on decorative...
How to Be the Hostess with the Mostest

How to Be the Hostess with the Mostest

It’s that time of year again. Time for holiday parties, gatherings with friends, and plenty of good food. My plan is to start decorating for Christmas this weekend after Thanksgiving. I’ll be hosting two Christmas parties this year, so I’ve got...
The 2016 Restoration Hardware Reboot – More Gold, Less Gears

The 2016 Restoration Hardware Reboot – More Gold, Less Gears

It’s been about four years since Restoration Hardware underwent a major shift in its design direction.   Everything they produced became dark and colossal. Creams and shades of gray. Masculine and rustic.   And, inexplicably, gears. Lots of gears....
Learn from My Mistake – Check Your Paint Color

Learn from My Mistake – Check Your Paint Color

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...