each and every one of these rooms have something in common. not just that as i write this i’ve got the monday blues and just feel like crawling under their covers — they’re all just so zen. not much color to speak of, and many of them have an almost rustic vibe — using shiplap or exposed beams and molding gives these bedrooms the feeling of a cozy, but modern cottage. i know joanna and chip gaines of HGTV’s fixer upper have put shiplap on the map, but i’m with them — i’ve always really liked the look and i’m thinking of using it in my bathroom remodel. perhaps tile 3/4 of the way up the wall and shiplap the rest. this post is a great resource if you want to know more about shiplap. in the meantime, i’m through here and gonna go take a nap!
With the global gaze turned towards Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics, colorhouse paints are celebrating the amazing colors of the region with a brand new, bold and quite smashing paint collection. Introducing the LATITUDE/LONGITUDE PALETTE: BRAZIL — six bright and beautiful new colors inspired by the natural beauty of Brazil. From native flowers to brightly feathered birds, these pretty paint colors were designed in collaboration with Brazilian colorist Fabiane Mandarino. i’ve always loved this palette — especially the pink / green / yellow / plum combo! it reminds me of this pinterest board — color palette no. 1 i put together a while back. bravo, colorhouse — love this idea!