Archive for August, 2014

Dublin Eclectic

30Aug14

Can one successfully combine Industrial, Victorian, Baroque, and Modern styles, just to name a few? You be the judge. This extremely eclectic home designed by Kingston Lafferty Design in Dublin, Ireland does just that. Modern style rules in the dining and lounge areas while the living room, study, and bedrooms all give a nod to […]


This trio of adorable fairy lit treehouses were built by architect and environmentalist Peter Bahouth to serve as a “fort for grown-ups”. The houses, linked by swinging bridges, are named “Mind”, “Body”, and “Spirit” and feature a living room and a bedroom with a bed that slides out to offer a better view of the […]


A Bold Palette

10Aug14

This fabulously colorful and eclectic home was designed by New York based Rinaldi Interior Design who washed the spaces with a bold palette. From the orange, purple, and pink kitchen(!) to the sunshine yellow tiled bathroom this home packs a powerful color punch.


Hilla Shamia

07Aug14

I am deeply in love with this exquisitely beautiful furniture by Hilla Shamia who pours melted aluminum onto naturally ragged wood pieces, a process she calls wood casting, resulting in these tables and benches. I am also quite happy to see a female furniture crafter which is urging me to learn how many more are […]


Do you find yourself staring over and over at that big blank boring wall that you still don’t know what to with? Whether you rent or own there are many options to liven up those fearsome walls without breaking the bank. Below are some ideas that might work for you. 1.If you have a fear […]


Kendal Murray

04Aug14

Artist Kendal Murray creates fantastic miniature scenarios in and on top of teapots, shoe forms, change purses and compact mirrors. Slices of life are depicted by toy figurines climbing trees, playing in the yard, and enjoying a day at the beach. Learn more at Arthouse Gallery. Images via Zeutch


This lovely eclectic apartment is an interesting blend of traditional, modern, vintage, and mid-century modern with vibrant pops of color and some interesting color combinations such as the regal fuchsia and grey bedroom. I especially love the wallpaper in the bathroom, the ornate chandeliers throughout and the pink light that glows in the shower. This […]