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‘Something’s Gotta Give’ and the perfect beach house

‘Something’s Gotta Give’ and the perfect beach house

Posted by on Apr 20, 2009 in Art, Decorating, Design, Inspiration, Movie interiors | 2 comments

Perhaps it’s because of the hot weather, but I’ve been thinking about beach houses (well, the beach in general actually). I’ve been wanting to do some posts about amazing movie interiors, so what better place to start than the most stunning beach house of all: the one in Something’s Gotta Give. Something’s Gotta Give, with Jack...

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Defining San Francisco’s design style

Defining San Francisco’s design style

Posted by on Apr 12, 2009 in Decorating, Design, Inspiration, San Francisco Design, Shopping, Uncategorized | 0 comments

San Francisco is one of the most distinctive cities in the world, architecturally speaking. And I don’t think I’m biased just because I live here. The famed ‘Painted Ladies‘ – those pastel-hued gingerbread Victorians – are as much part of  San Francisco’s personality as the cable cars and Golden Gate Bridge. But,...

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Kitchen backsplash idea

Kitchen backsplash idea

Posted by on Mar 29, 2009 in Art, Decorating, Design, Inspiration, Shopping, Tips | 1 comment

I’ve mentioned before that we’re contemplating a kitchen renovation. So my mind is on countertops, backsplashes, cabinets… I want something a bit different for the backsplash and struck on the idea of using a favorite print behind a sheet of glass for the backsplash behind the stove. I would like something with a graphic, quirky appeal....

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The perfect wallpaper

The perfect wallpaper

Posted by on Mar 29, 2009 in Decorating, Design, Inspiration, Shopping | 0 comments

I’m looking for the perfect wallpaper for our bedroom. It’s to go on the wall behind the dresser and the mother-of-pearl inlaid mirror with birds and flowers. The trouble is finding something interesting enough for that small space, but that doesn’t compete too much with the mirror frame. Here are some of the contenders. I love this...

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Charmed by Chinoiserie

Charmed by Chinoiserie

Posted by on Mar 14, 2009 in Decorating, Houses, Inspiration | 0 comments

I’m obsessed by this chinoiserie wallpaper in the bedroom of clothing designer Erica Tanov (her home is featured in Apartment Therapy Re-Nest house tours, pics are from there). I’m going to have to start a hunt for something similar and figure out a way to fit it into our house (hmm, would it be too much against our mother-of-pearl inlaid...

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