Breaking open a can of taupe-y beige paint was a new experience for me. We tend to stick with grays or dark dramatic tones around here, but the color on the walls–although might seem a little boring–will be the perfect backdrop for the art and window treatments we have planned for the room.
Our room is painted a brownish tone (Martha Stewart’s Mushroom) so it coordinates well to have another warm-toned room right across the hall. Ahem, the gray hall. And most importantly, will coordinate with the grasscloth we selected. At least it better. Ahhhh, it better.
Bottom line, bye bye Gray Owl. Hello, Silky Bamboo. Hope you stay awhile. Have you ever painted over a room within a week? A month? A day?! We aren’t new to that game. I painted over our entire stenciled hallway shortly after I completed the project because I just didn’t love it. And really, you should love your home, right?!
Our wood grain Shaker cabinet fronts were designed for busy, high-traffic homes like ours. Clad with durable textured thermofoils, this line is compatible with Sektion, Akurum, Godmorgon, and Besta cabinets from IKEA. It's the perfect, practical way to add the warmth of wood to all the rooms of your home.
We have teamed up with Loloi to create a line of rugs that are as affordable as they are beautiful. This collection houses a great mix of traditional and modern rugs, in cottage-y colorways, as well as vintage-inspired beauties that you’ll want to roll out in every room.
We partnered with Stuga on a line of hardwood floors — The Ingrid is really livable, and the color is very neutral. It doesn’t lean warm or cool, it’s that just right in-between. We have really loved putting it everywhere in our house. It’s the best jumping-off point for design, no matter your interior style. In addition to being beautiful, Ingrid is really durable — we have three kids, and we always have a home construction project going on. Ingrid stands up to it all.
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The next project we’re checking off our 2023 project list is the mudroom! This used to be the laundry room until we built out a much bigger, better laundry room upstairs. So, in the meantime, this space has been exclusively Cricket’s room. Cricket will still have a special space here, but we’re transforming this dingy […]
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