I thought I wanted white, but after staring at white swatches on the wall for a good month, and not deciding on one, I pulled out some light blues and within an hour I fell for Farrow & Ball’s Skylight. You can (and should!) order a Farrow & Ball swatch book and catalog for free from their site. I did months ago and remembered I had it tucked away in my swatch basket last week and it came to my bedroom-color (ahem…colour) rescue.
I’m not diving head first into the bedroom–it’s just something I plan on working on as time and budget permits. Buuuuuuut, ripping out the carpet and old baseboards and painting all the trim and doing something about dressing the window and bed linens and adding a sliding mirrored door to the bathroom is all on the list. I am definitely using the Clare Elsaesser print as a color inspiration. I want to incorporate layered blues and a lot more fine art and just keep a relaxed, calm vibe. Also, new lamps might be on their way–and I think you’re gonna approve.
We designed the Charly line of sofas, chairs, and ottomans with perfect proportions for comfort — with wide arms, a loungey depth, and stylish and practical lumbar pillows. Available in 70 kid-friendly, pet-friendly fabrics, this line was created with families in mind.
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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We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen.
Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.
Almost daily I get asked what I would call my home style. I don’t like to box myself in, but I definitely lean Modern Traditional with an emphasis on comfort when it comes to our home. This especially came up when I shared our Powder Bath Reveal on the blog. I think it changes slightly […]
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