Me and my partner just moved to our first home. We did some painting (most white) and decorating. Here are the pics.
Check out the gallery for the complete house tour. I love brechtiejj's new casa, and his color palette and furnishings are absolutely fantastic!
Sasha and Malia Go With Pottery Barn, Anthropologie According to US Weekly, the Obamas are taking a pretty commonsense approach to their decorating scheme. In addition to using pieces they've brought to the White House and their collection of African and Asian art, the Obamas will decorate with affordable, reasonably priced retailers, such as Pottery Barn. Check out CasaSugar's Pottery Barn and Anthropologie picks for Sasha and Malia's rooms.
Domino Magazine Announces White House Decorator CasaSugar's favorite interior decorating magazine, Domino, has just announced the news that Los Angeles-based decorator Michael Smith has been given the nod to design President-elect Barack Obama and family's private White House quarters. Smith, whose clients include Steven Spielberg and Cindy Crawford, is notable for his elegant mixing of both old and new world styles to create sophisticated yet comfortable interiors.
Roundup: Wingback Chairs US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice knows how to spend time with VIPs such as Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Moratinos: she does so in the comfort of a wingback chair. CasaSugar has rounded up some of her favorites, so you can sit like an international VIP, too.
Does Your Household Have an Emergency Plan? It occurred to me today, while I was listening to the 9/11 coverage on NPR, that my household really has no solid plan in case of an emergency. Whether you're concerned about natural disasters, a burglary, or an international incident, it's important to have a plan and an emergency kit prepared. Do you?
This Just In: Eat the View Petitions For White House Edible Garden Eat the View is a nonprofit campaign to plant healthy, edible landscapes in high-impact, high-visibility places, and is petitioning for a vegetable garden on the lawn of most visible home in the country, the White House. The premise behind Eat the View's campaign is that as "America's House," the White House should set a positive example for the country and the world.
Tord Boontje is known as one of the most innovative product and furniture designers working today. He's an artist, a craftsman, and has designed for Swarovski, Artecnica and Moroso. His selection includes everything from lamps to chairs, fabric designs to paper products, and more.
In Tord Boontje by Martina Margetts, $48, the author showcases over 300 sketches, concept renderings and photographs of Boontje's work. The book also features custom print effects stencils, perforated and die-cut pages, and textured and woven details that convey the artist's intricate approach to pattern-making.
Design fanatics; this book has your name written all over it! Actually, it has Tord Boontje's, but you catch my driff.
And so, the wedding mist has cleared. Months and months of planning and then the big day - how you wish it would never end - but then it does and you're off to a romantic rendezvous and then...back to reality. I hope you took some pictures along the way! Whether it's pics of the young lovers throughout their love affair, from the actual wedding day, or from the honeymoon, call me old fashioned, but I love a Fab photo album to preserve the good times. I know it takes a bit of money and effort but isn't your love worth it? If you're more techie than I, do check out some other photo preserving options.