Bedroom

Yellow from Sunrise to Sunset

Yellow from Sunrise to Sunset

Painting a kitchen yellow is one of the simplest ways to bring cheer and warmth into the room where you prepare food and your friends gather. In designer Hendricks’s design, she keeps the walls traditionally white, and instead paints the cabinets and trim a brilliant […]

Sweet Medicine

Sweet Medicine

I love Chinese apothecary cabinets. I think it’s because they are rustic, hold ingredients for healing, and look at all the drawers. They’ve made their way into popular decor (although you can still find antiques), and have been adapted into media centers, consoles, and more. I’m not […]

Quickie: Mural Ambiguity

Quickie: Mural Ambiguity

I confess, I grew up with wallpaper. And I didn’t like it. The resurgence of wallpaper worried me (do I have to live through that trend again?), but I’ve been finding myself won over more and more by the new take on it. Wall art […]

A Little Nookie

A Little Nookie

Four things make a great reading nook: Comfortable seating. Whether it’s an armchair, daybed, or a tree branch, make sure you can get comfortable so you can enter into your book without physical distractions. Pillows and blankets help. Excellent lighting. Both natural and artificial light […]

Quickie: Kilim Me Softly

Quickie: Kilim Me Softly

I am in love with design blog, The Marion House Book. Ms. Reddington’s bedroom, which resides in a Victorian, changes with the seasons in Toronto. Currently, she has decorated her bed with kilim pillows and textiles from her travels. It’s wonderful that she didn’t let […]

Four Ways to Make Your Bed

Four Ways to Make Your Bed

Making our beds is often one of the first chores we learn to do, and as adults, we either do it or we don’t (no need for confessions). If you do it, you just do it like you’ve always done it and were taught to […]