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Kate's "Cool Calm and Collected" Room
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Kate's "Cool Calm and Collected" Room

January 19

Chip It! Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Kate Location: Birmingham, AL Division: Cool Inspiration for my palette: When we moved in, the family room was yellow and mustard (like living in a hotdog!). We wanted a calming colour that would go

A Little Mover's Paradise
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A Little Mover's Paradise

September 18

Name: Shannon's Son (3) Location: Toronto, Canada When I was expecting our second child, we turned the guest room into our son's bedroom. We bought the second-hand bed and ikea expedit shelves specifically for this room, everything else was scavenged

Nikki's Sweet and Cheery Print Studio
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Nikki's Sweet and Cheery Print Studio

September 27

Name: Nikki McWilliams Location: WASPS Meadow Mill Studios; Dundee, Scotland Size: 200 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; rented Nikki McWilliams, famed for her fabulous biscuit-themed soft furnishings, is as sweet as the treats that inspire her wor

Make this Homemade Holiday Gift: Lace-Printed Plates
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Make this Homemade Holiday Gift: Lace-Printed Plates

October 3

Maker: June Olsen Skill Level: Easy Time Required: 3 hours Project Cost: £20 June made some of these easy and pretty textured plates for all the women in her family. Each one is one-of-a-kind and perfect for jewelry on a dresser or bedside table. Her

Cristina & Paolo's Light & Lovely Cotswold Home
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Cristina & Paolo's Light & Lovely Cotswold Home

October 22

Name: Cristina Colli Location: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom Size: 950 square feet Years lived in: 3 and a half years; Rented Cristina Colli's home that she shares with husband Paolo, and cats Cleo and Sid, sits nestled just below the

The New Look for Painted Trim? Anything But White
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The New Look for Painted Trim? Anything But White

October 20

For a long time now, white-painted woodwork has been de rigeur in the domestic interior, so much so that it's almost a foregone conclusion. But this is slowly changing: we've seen black woodwork popping up lately, and now greys and bold hues are maki

Before & After: Noelle's Painted IKEA LACK Hack
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Before & After: Noelle's Painted IKEA LACK Hack

December 29

No doubt about it: we love a good IKEA LACK hack. We've seen a quite a few, but Noelle's coffee table transformation has us green with envy! The color! The corners! That kitty! We love everything about it. From Noelle: I decided to tackle my own proj

Should I Paint or Stain My Hardwood Floor?
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Should I Paint or Stain My Hardwood Floor?

March 31

Q: I moved into an old building (circa 1928) last summer and have done an extensive amount of work to get it looking great. As I'm getting closer to finishing up the walls, ceilings, fireplace etc., my last major project is to do the hardwood floors.

Bi-Coloured-Python-Rock-Zucchini
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Bi-Coloured-Python-Rock-Zucchini

August 29

[Bi-Coloured-Python-Rock-Zucchini] It's probably safe to assume that I pay more attention to zucchini than the average joe, but if you had been walking by Jo√ęl Thi√©bault's market stall* with me that day, you wouldn't have missed these either: there,

Paint Color for Loft Bathroom?
Renovating

Paint Color for Loft Bathroom?

September 3

Q: I'm trying to choose a paint color for a small entryway half bath. My place is an 800sf loft with exposed beams and wood ceiling. I've refinished some old barn board that I'll be mounting horizontally on the feature (mirror/sink) wall. The bathroo

Blur: Pantone Paint Swatch Album Art by David Marsh
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Blur: Pantone Paint Swatch Album Art by David Marsh

September 7

Pink Floyd - "Dark Side of the Moon" Paint swatch art meets pop art meets the one time I tried to go record shopping after partaking in $3 margarita night at El Cid Tacos; the album covers we know and love, but slightly off-kilter, obscured just

The Power of a Painting Project: Pale to Punchy Pink
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The Power of a Painting Project: Pale to Punchy Pink

September 21

The walls of my childhood bedroom were bubblegum pink. It was like that when my parents bought the house, and I still remember my dad, telling my older sister and me on the morning of move-in day, that if we both really wanted the pink room, we had t

Tile Backsplash: To Paint or Not To Paint?
Renovating

Tile Backsplash: To Paint or Not To Paint?

September 21

Q: Hi! We are currently renovating our main floor, which is an open concept family room/dining room/kitchen. We changed the floor from beige carpet to dark hardwood, and changed the kitchen floor from tan linoleum tiles to dark grey/black porcelain t

Christine and Pierre's Kitchen: Time to Paint
Renovating

Christine and Pierre's Kitchen: Time to Paint

September 29

I might paint this wall a fun colour at some point, but for now everything is going white. Name: Christine & Pierre Type of Project: Kitchen remodel Location: Montreal, Quebec Type of building: Ground floor apartment of a triplex, 1,100 square feet T

New Farrow & Ball Book Alert: Decorating With Colour
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New Farrow & Ball Book Alert: Decorating With Colour

October 7

Want to spark some color inspiration in your own home? Iconic British paint and wallpaper brand Farrow & Ball and former Features Editor of The World of Interiors Ros Byam Shaw have teamed up to create the stunning new book, Decorating With Colour. I