Periwinkle…A Favorite Color In Fashion and Decor

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Periwinkle

Perwinkle In Fashion and Littleblackdomicile

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In Lousiville we have a big event starting this weekend.  The two weeks approaching The Kentucky Derby are full of events where we all want to look our best.  So for this Friday Favorites, let’s have some fun with a color that is often initially overlooked but ever so memorable! Periwinkle! Continue reading “Periwinkle…A Favorite Color In Fashion and Decor”

Periwinkle…A Favorite Color In Fashion and Decor

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Periwinkle

Perwinkle In Fashion and Littleblackdomicile

littleblackdomicile laurel dress

In Lousiville we have a big event starting this weekend.  The two weeks approaching The Kentucky Derby are full of events where we all want to look our best.  So for this Friday Favorites, let’s have some fun with a color that is often initially overlooked but ever so memorable! Periwinkle! Continue reading “Periwinkle…A Favorite Color In Fashion and Decor”

It’s Real Blarney…We Love Green In Interiors!

We’re Green With Envy Again

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Monsier Blue Restaurant

Ever been pinched because you misinterpreted the shade of green acceptable to wear on this upcoming holiday?  In honor of St. Patrick, we will be sharing some of our favorite interiors that know what it means to be “wearin ‘o the green”.  Go ahead and pinch us…we have thick skin!

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No Man Is An Island…Unless He’s In The Kitchen

We All Want To Own An Island!

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Most of the definitions of an island include the word isolation. Most say an island is something detached from other things.  Technically all this is true.  However, don’t you think an island in the kitchen is just the opposite of all this?  We do.

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I’ll Have My Cake And Eat It….On A Countertop… Too

Countertop Obsessions

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More decisions today are made in our kitchens than in any of the board rooms across this country. This is especially true as life becomes more digital. How many times have you paid bills, planned trips, checked school assignments and synchronized calendars working off your kitchen countertop? We confess, much of this blog gets written in this exact way. Early mornings and very late nights, standing doing last minutes edits or notes for the next great idea we have. With our kitchens being the command hubs, counters have to take on so many different functions.  Because this is a design blog…we say those counters need to look good while doing it! So what better way than to make a countertop look good than to have a cake on it?!

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5 Points Designers Use To Successfully Mix Color and Pattern Into A Neutral Decor

At Times A Neutral Decor Needs A Little Nudge

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When a recent virtual design client told us she was bored with her “too neutral” design we asked if she would like to introduce color and pattern back into her decor? “Yes…but I have no idea where to start!” – al

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An Interior Design Team Uses These Two Tricks To Stay Creative

Creativity Doesn’t Always Happen 9 To 5

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Everyone working in a creative industry knows that the juices don’t always flow freely.  More often than not, those juices can start to slow without much notice.  And it’s almost guaranteed they will stop completely with a deadline looming.  In the interior design world this can be a problem!

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Our Own Miss Metalology

 

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY MIX METALS IN YOUR DECOR

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via Elle Decor

 

Is it okay to mix the metals in your home’s decor?  Of course!  Do the metals of your faucets, light fixtures and cabinet hardware really need to match?  Of course not!

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