Adding art can be one of those conundrums that stop you in your tracks, but it’s no secret that since art—like beauty—is in the eye of the beholder, it’s the perfect way to showcase your personality in your home. Let’s take a look at some of the ways this has been accomplished using unexpected items and objects as art and self-expression.– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.
I’ve posted here before about the joys of being inspired by travels—especially by the great design ideas you can get from top hotels around the globe. Today it’s time to travel to my favorite US destination: Austin, Texas, and to learn from the modern design and décor mastery on display at the Kimber Modern Hotel.– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.
I’m captivated by this wooden kitchen island.
UPDATE: I got this wonderful note from Lee Tran, managing editor, Inside Out magazine, and am happy to update the post accordingly:
That’s great that this kitchen has left quite an impression on you. This picture is from the cover story of the March 2013 issue of Inside Out magazine. It would be wonderful if you could please mention that and also credit the stylist, Indianna Foord, and the photographer, Mark Roper.
Thanks and all the best,
Paint has always been—and, my guess is, will always be—the go-to option for low-cost/high-impact DIY décor activity. From Debbie Travis’s faux finish techniques (anyone remember sponging?) to “Trading Spaces’” plethora of horizontal stripes, we’ve seen how good (and bad) paint jobs can quickly transform just about any space. What we rarely see are arguments for going with dark paint to bring personality – but it’s an almost fool-proof solution!– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.