Monthly Archives: June 2019

Color Guide: How to Utilize Teal

Color Guide: How to Utilize Teal

Teal is a mixture of green and blue. It can be blended with white to make it lighter or using grey to make it darker. At its brightest it has a yellow undertone and is very near turquoise, and in […]

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DIY: Creative Vintage Book Cover Frames

DIY: Creative Vintage Book Cover Frames

Lauren Donaldson desired to come up with a exceptional way to display a pair of vintage black-and-white photographs of her loved ones. Inspired by her love of books, she made unique frames from old books she discovered buried at a […]

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15 Rooms to Tickle You Pink

15 Rooms to Tickle You Pink

“Colors, like features, follow the changes of the feelings,” said Pablo Picasso, among the most well-known painters of modern times. One of Picasso’s many phases was that the Rose Period, from 1905 to 1907, when his paintings featured sumptuous pink […]

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California Ranch and Farm Look to Nature

California Ranch and Farm Look to Nature

Landscape designer Kim Ainsworth of Green Goddess Gardens was not in the market for a new home, until she saw the house today called Red Tail Ranch. “My realtor literally flagged me down Ojai Avenue, boasting a part of land […]

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Guest Picks: Fancy Finds for a New Year's Eve Party

Guest Picks: Fancy Finds for a New Year's Eve Party

This collection of glow, glow and shimmer is sure to impress your guests on New Year’s Eve. Every fashionable host knows that it is all in the details — it is not about what you serve, but the way you […]

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Design Pros Draw Inspiration From Mom

Design Pros Draw Inspiration From Mom

Interior designer Carla Aston fell in love with layout when her mom let her pick her tween bedroom carpeting, paint and bedding. “My mom let me go furniture around, create small vignettes and a gallery wall. She opened the doors […]

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Guest Groups: A Kid-Friendly Christmas

Guest Groups: A Kid-Friendly Christmas

How can you unwind at Christmastime if you’re concerned the kids will break all those fragile ornaments and holiday decoration? And how can kids stay amused in those weeks off from school? This year a couple of kid-friendly Christmas ideas […]

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9 Ways to Utilize Rich, Dark Paint

9 Ways to Utilize Rich, Dark Paint

Color plays such an important role in interior design. An area’s whole mood can be improved or totally ruined by a single decision. The wrong choice can mask interesting design information, help make an uninteresting space or toss everything out […]

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