Patterned Perfection

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Pattern on pattern is a fast-growing trend in the fashion world, and we’ve certainly seen the look interpreted in home textiles like mix-and-match throw pillows, bedding and layered rugs. But tell us, have you ever considered mixing patterns on your walls or ceilings? Surely it’s not possible, right?

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Why Don’t You…?

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… paint your kitchen window trim a bright, fluorescent hue?

I loooove a good, neutral kitchen. It’s beautiful and timeless and smart – because after all, no homeowner wants to choose something overtly trendy when redecorating the most expensive space in his/her home. But sometimes, we crave a bit of… color. Life. Personality. Here’s where this brilliant trick comes in handy…

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Why Don’t You…?

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… write on your cabinetry?

Black and white graphic elements are all the rage, but I love this personalized touch from Swedish designer and calligrapher Ylva Skarp. To be fair, calligraphers certainly have the upper hand (pun intended!) in the type department, but why not give it a go with a few stencils to help guide you?

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Why Don’t You…?

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… paint your window frame in a bold, vibrant hue?

I’m always itching to update my home in easy, affordable ways – just for a quick fix here and there. After all, we’re in our home nearly 365 days a year (sans a bit of travel thrown into the mix), so it’s only natural to feel an urge to spice up our surroundings every now and then, yes?
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Why Don’t You…?

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…camouflage that aged, stained floor with a striped redeux?

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