Design Mistake #3: Painting a small, dark room white (Emily Henderson)
I like a good, bright white room, sure, but it’s not for everyone. It’s like how some people can pull off really wild, crazy disheveled, sun-blown hair, and look cool while others look like they just
Brunswick Gardens - Haines Phillips Architects - RIBA Chartered Architects, London
Brunswick Gardens, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, W8. This imposing double-fronted Victorian house in Notting Hill Gate, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, underwent extensive renovation, remodeling and extending and was transformed from a down-at-heel state into an elegant and spacious family home.
I mentioned before that I've been collecting picture frames for a gallery wall (or two!) and I thought I'd share a quick progress report on how it's going. I wanted to use a gallery collage to fill this empty space next to our entertainment center in the living room: When I was collecting the frames I didn't worry about color because I knew I would paint them all to match anyway. I was just looking for frames that were in good condition, had a nice shape, and had glass (if they have a matte…
There is a small entrance room before entering the hall and we displayed some black and white photographs there to greet the people coming in Blogged: moline.typepad.com/moline/2009/03/wall-displays.html
Helpful Hints for Displaying Family Photos on Your Walls
When it comes to decorating your house, do you carefully arrange vignettes on tabletops and shelves? With a little patience and some strategic planning,
Black and white photography with simple black frames really pop against soft putty-coloured walls. Try Farrow and Ball's Hardwick White for similar.