In a guest room of a Chicago apartment, the walls and folding screens are layered with Gracie wall coverings; a Frette bedspread, blanket, and linens dress the bed, and the vellum-clad stool is from Galere.
A classic pot rack surrounds the hood above the kitchen's large central island. In addition to the main kitchen, with its twin Sub-Zero refrigerators, the apartment has a prep kitchen and a walk-in pantry.
OK -- we're gonna say this right here, right now. Canadians are obsessed with the weather. So imagine the ensuing delight when our allotted timetable to build a sunroom looked like it might somehow align with a period of bright, sunny early fall weather. But then Mother Nature timed her first SNOWFALL of the year to perfectly coincide with our reveal...
We don't know who invented the pouf, but we praise them for their ingenuity. A pouf is endlessly versatile. It can anchor a room as a coffee table, double as extra seating for guests and be a great place to kick up your feet at the end of the day.
Have you ever gone to make a recipe and found you have 10 cans of creamed corn and none of what you were looking for? This can be avoided with some simple organizing tricks so you can quickly scan your cabinets and see everything you have.
Searching high and low for the right moulding look? Whether dramatic or demure, crown moulding, baseboards and beyond are a key detail for giving a room that subtle polish which can elevate it from "done" to "designed." Whether you have cherished trim to show off or are thinking of adding some personality to your home, I've got five looks for you to consider, from classic to breaking-the-mould.
Don't miss the 1950s Mitchell Bobrick lamp, the antique embossed sterling teapot, the pair of mid-century teak planters, the Hans Wegner for Adreas Tuck extending dining table and the 1960s Paco Rabanne mesh curtain.
If you're approaching a spring cleaning of your home this year, why not consider these effective all-natural cleaning alternatives?
Keeping his eye on the budget and the needs of his wife and child, architectural and interior designer Will Meyer built a James Bond-worthy but kid-friendly lakeside retreat for his most demanding client: himself.
By Leslie Anne Wiggins for Architectural Digest. Beautiful breakfast spaces that make getting out of bed a little easier. ...
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There are many ways to turn everyday features of your home into income generating assets (appreciating assets) and often they are things that you will need to buy anyway. It is all about being smart about how you structure your home and how you shop for it. Here are some things you can invest in for your home that will make it a money maker for life.
Don't miss the 1969 Curtis Jere sculpture, the 1970s Scoliari chandelier, the Archibald Knox for Liberty kettle and stand, the Northwood dandelion water set and the Eileen Gray chair.
It was previously painted an "eww" persimmon color, with no light fixtures, so we refreshed with 1920s-appropriate white -- Benjamin Moore's Decorator's White CC-20, to be exact -- and added an amazing, midcentury-inspired chandelier, contrasting sconces and all kinds of decor for a vintage, eclectic look that Tyler loves!
Forget nails (and chipped plaster), and cue wall-friendly ways to hang artwork and more!
The use of sconces is especially useful in small spaces, as it moves lighting onto the walls as opposed to standing lamps that take up extra floor space.