Floors can have a great impact on the overall design of a room. For a relatively inexpensive flooring update, consider painting rather than purchasing new floors. This treatment works especially well for hardwood floors. Using pale colors that are typical to vintage chic decor softens the look of wood and often creates a comfortable, relaxing mood. As you’ll see in the following photos, painting the [...]
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When I was six, our family moved into an old two story house that had a clawfoot bathtub. I was fascinated as to why anyone would want to give the tub feet and make it look like an animal. I could barely see over the sides when I was sitting in it. Eventually it was replaced because our family was growing and we needed to [...]
Summertime. That fun in the sun time. Days spent by the pool, or if you’re lucky, the ocean. I especially love the color of water -with it’s depth of translucence, and the way light reflects and dances on the surface. The next closest thing that captures those qualities is aqua colored glass. Remember your mother or grandmother canning vegetables with the aqua colored Mason Jars? [...]