I remember seeing my great grandmother’s lace stacked in the linen cupboard. It sat there for ages without being used. Had I seen all the cool lace projects out right now, I might have considered putting them to use! There are so many beautiful ways to adorn your house with lace in a modern and refreshing way. Here are some of my favorite uses.
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One of the loveliest ways to use Caesarstone countertops is with marble. It feels clean, calm, and luxurious all at the same time. This brilliant combination can be used in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, or even the studio. Here are some real-life examples of Caesarstone applications paired with marble to create one of my favorite looks right now, and how to achieve the look in the space you are designing.
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Three interior designers have been invited to design and stage three lofts in a partnership with Dwell Media. These ASID designers—Frank Slesinski, Rachel Winokur, and Laurea Schwartz-Muller—have reimagined loft spaces in Downtown LA in Met Lofts (1050 S. Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90015). The spaces will be on display to the public until July 19. Caesarstone is pleased to announce their participation in the partnership.
Sometimes I dream about how it would be to apply my makeup sitting down. Wouldn’t it be lovely?! Instead, I crouch over my sink in poor yellow lighting, hoping that I’m not missing the mark. A makeup vanity is something that lives only inside my dreams. Ideally, it’s a place to sit down and enjoy the process of getting ready. As I consider applying makeup an artistic endeavor, I will call the vanity an easel of sorts. Here are some vanities to inspire some daydreaming, and how to get the look for yourself.
The practical pegboard has become quite popular recently and is being used in ways that I couldn’t have foreseen. Some of it is simply beautiful! Though I always considered this material to be a bit boring and too practical for my taste, I’m now reconsidering after seeing some clever ideas spring out. I’m thinking it would be perfect placed in an office or kitchen. Here are some beautiful ways to use pegboard in different environments.
Though I live in the mountains, my style doesn’t necessarily reflect my environment. That said, I love a touch of rustic décor in a more minimal interior, which means loads of white with a touch of natural wood. That touch of rustic adds a sense of coziness and warmth to what could be a cold space. Here are some of my favorite minimal rustic interiors and how to achieve the look.
Image: Remodelista Is there anything cozier than a reading nook? It screams, “Grab a blanket and snuggle up with a good book.” It’s a dream of mine to someday have enough space and light where that is an option. Sadly, that time is not now, but reading nooks do not have to be a luxury Continue Reading »
I’m loving this moment in design when flowers are taking center stage. It’s been going on for a while, and I anticipate it will continue to stay for however long floral innovation remains. There are some seriously clever people out there doing amazing things with flowers! No longer are flowers contained to vases, but they are becoming art installations, arrangements for the pool, and part of everyday living décor. Here are some of my favorite ways I’ve seen flowers used.
I love how the handmade movement is back and stronger than ever. It has manifested itself in a variety of mediums—mediums with a long tradition that have gained a stuffy reputation. Thankfully, with every new artistic movement, there is new life breathed into it. Quilting has a long and beautiful history that has been revamped in a modern language with new colors and patterns. Here are some new takes on the traditional quilt and why they work so well.
There are few things I like more than eating. But place me in a beautiful space for eating and I’m even more over the moon! Restaurant design can be a bit tricky because you have to plan practically and hygienically, but when it’s done well it can be so beautiful. I dig an eating establishment that is clean yet focused on beautiful details like good lighting and furniture. Here are some of my favorite selections and why they work.