keeping it colorful.

andrew-tye-photography

the design files. we’re on a roll with bold colors today! words cannot properly evoke the feelings i have about this fabulous dining room lucy on the design files shared (lucy always shares the good stuff). i could live here in a heartbeat — such a wonderfully eclectic mix of vintage modern — from the victorian fireplace mantel to that great contemporary... 
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shelf life.

michael-woo-custom-shelving

the one thing about my little cottage that kind of drove me crazy was this sad little window in the living area that just looked kind of lonesome. i felt like it needed to be grounded somehow, and the best way i could think of was to build a custom wall unit around it to shelve all my many books and collectibles. fortunately for me, i know an extremely talented local craftsman... 
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modern cottage.

LIVING-ROOM

so, we’re all finally back from holiday (i know — i took my time getting back to work, but i’ve missed you!) and i thought i’d share a look at my wee modern cottage. you’ve seen the bedroom and the bath, and now i’m sharing the ‘grand room’ — that’s what you call a combo-living-kitchen area these days, right? i’d... 
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THE JEALOUS CURATOR: ART GOES HERE.

agh_vics_livingroom3

oh boy. i felt a bit of pressure on this post. why? well, today’s ‘art goes here’ is very close to home. victoria’s home to be exact! yep, you’re looking at victoria’s lovely new living room. she asked me to suggest some artsy options to go right here: and so i did! first up, an economical but beautiful way to handle this big space: choose... 
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THE JEALOUS CURATOR: ART GOES HERE.

agh_fireplace4

hello again! so, i’ve put a lot of art in a lot of places during this series, but never on a fire place. that just seems wrong. today i’m going to fix it: ooh, such a lovely spaceĀ {that i found in issue 6 of est magazine}. don’t get me wrong, i like the antlers that are hanging there now, but i’d like to add an artsy touch: yes! this is what i’m... 
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