Month: February 2015

The Spotlight: Whimsical Entryway

beacon hill townhouse design

Talk about a striking first impression the moment you walk in through that door. That wallpaper is called “Daydream” by Julia Rothman for Hygge & West. And how about that vintage Italian lantern from Upstairs/Downstairs Antiques? I’m not sure I’ve seen anything exactly like it. I love how the striped stair runners and the door ties in with the wallpaper. That tribal rug. At first I didn’t like it with the rest of the room, but the longer I look at this picture, the more I love that it adds personality to the entryway. It’s the punch of color to break up the monotony color of blue. It’s the traditional aspect of the room to ground all this airy whimsical personality.

Chris Greenawalt of Bunker’s Workshop helped the homeowners design their home in Charlestown,MA. Get the full tour of this gorgeous home here.


Inspirational Words: Joseph Chilton Pearce

This is such a true statement. This is something that even I must learn to overcome. In creativity, there is no wrong answer. Everything is about perspective. It’s meant to make you think. Some people are instantly good at finding their voice creatively while others must hone it.

Dream Home Inspiration: Arch Doors and Windows

I don’t know exactly what it is about arch doors and windows that makes my heart melt. Maybe it’s because it has a European touch. I believe this trend started in Rome. Maybe because it’s what you picture in fairy tale homes. Maybe it’s because I think they’re inviting. It could have a lot to do with the fact that it’s not standard here in America and it makes me appreciate arches that much more.


Photo via Pinterest.

Apparently this is from Better Homes & Garden, but I can’t find it. However, I love this cottage look and the arch door just completes it!


Top Ten: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day seems to be the most anticipated or the most dreaded holiday of all. Love plays a very big role in all our lives. I think we make too big a deal about this one particular day, whether you love or hate it. I think a lot of people tend to forget that this day should also be dedicated to loving themselves, not just others. I have found ten things that fit the Valentine’s Day theme, whether it’s for yourself or someone else.

LOVE | Say It In Style

1) Love Brass Object from West Elm. I absolutely love this!!! Just seeing it again makes me happy and it’s totally on my list of things to buy for the home. I first came across it on the Bright Bold & Beautiful blog here. I’m very glad that Laura Trevey took a minute to share this glamorous object with us.