Article
0 comment

Tour de Brooklyn

Just as the Tour de France stops in many locations, so too, will this post feature a tour of many rooms I adore in various neighborhoods of Brooklyn!

Brooklyn Brownstone Home Decor Tour

Neon pillows, shag shams, clean white sheets, rustic wooden armoire, photographs leaning  and a paper lantern give this guest room a minimal, zen feeling. One could easily meditate on the wooden floors.

Brooklyn Brownstone Home Decor Tour

Brooklyn Brownstone Home Decor Tour

The devil is in the details, they say. The small, meticulous accents here include Wooden Birds by artist Kristian Vedel, a Rubik’s cube, a framed, vintage ACE playing card, milk-ware ceramics and more.

Brooklyn Brownstone Home Decor Tour

Bibliophiles take heed – even if your bookshelf isn’t towering and in need of a rolling ladder, use one anyway! And let a Maneki-neko (lucky, waving Cat) protect it all.

Brooklyn Brownstone Home Decor Tour

A decidedly mid-century modern lounge area is accented by a jute rug, mismatched but tonal pillows and tons of wooden details.

Brooklyn Brownstone Home Decor Tour

Brooklyn Brownstone Home Decor Tour

A hanging, circular mirror serves as a focal point and does double duty by expanding the small space through illusion. 

Brooklyn Brownstone Home Decor Tour

 Chihuly style blown glass becomes a centerpiece when stack like fruits in a bowl. Someone’s guitar is both a decorative item and utilitarian gathering point when company is over that can play. Finally, the kid;s third grade art project looks deceptively like collected African masks

Brooklyn Brownstone Home Decor Tour

The fifties accents – from the Calder mobile, to the oblong table, from the record player, to the artichoke, beige colored lounge chair – let the room live in a fun, yet updated timewarp.

[Read more]

Article
0 comment

Bedroom Breakdown

Neon, Black and White Mod Room from Fjeldborg Blog, Norway

 Image from Fjeldborg Blog.
mod, bright, geometric, feminine, fun

Clockwise (from top left): Suki Cheema Triangle Black Marble Square Cushion // CB2 Geo Mod Black and Natural Pillow // Jonathan Adler Black and White Bargello Windmill Pillow // Tiger by Kirsten Neil on Society 6 // Gold Room Essential Rugby Stripe Throw from Target // CB2 Black Carpenter Carbon Lamp // domino: The Book of Decorating Coffee-table Book // Coastal Living Round Pedestal Table // Acrylic Decorative Mirror in Sky Blue // Antique Silver Mercury Bottles

 Tying everything together is the contemporary, clean, white sofa:

Article
0 comment

The Butcher, The Baker, The Candlestick Maker

8 Favorite Candlesticks

A candlestick is a functional sculpture. Its color, shape and form can all add to a space dramatically, even though the item might seem slight. Cast a glow on your room with these eight wonders of Prometheus.

Walkup Spacer Line

Clockwise, from the top, black candlestick:  Areaware Resin and Marble Distortion Candlestick – $24.00 //  Nickel Circus Animal Candlestick – $272.56 // Evoca Gold Plated Pair of Candlesticks, L’Objet – £375.00 // Sliver Plated Arborescence Candlestick – $870.00 // Nappula Candlestick in Sea Blue, Iittala – $39.00 // Kelly Wearstler, “Memphis” Marble Candlesticks – $735.00 // Cosmos Neon Pink Candlestick, SuperLiving – £21.00 // Moorcroft, The Dames’ Pansy Candlestick – £435.00.