My Craigslist Dining Chairs: Before & After

May 20, 2011 Inspiration & Ideas
so haute chair before after

It’s been a while since I’ve shared one of my home decorating projects so I thought I’d give you a before and after look at my dining room chair makeover.  I’ve been holding on to these photos for ages! I picked up these Duncan Phyfe style mahogany harp back chairs on from a friendly Craigslist seller in New Jersey about a year and a half ago. I paid $80 for all 4 chairs…an awesom …

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Weekend Links

March 19, 2011 Inspiration & Ideas
Ryan Korban - 1st Dibs Profile

A design by Ryan Korban for pro Skateboarder Chad Muska. Photographer: Patrick Cline. Photo via 1st Dibs


From chic house tours and party planning tips from a top Hollywood decorator to the
new crop of tween design bloggers whose names you should know, here are our favorite articles from around the web that you must read this weekend!

*LA based celebrity interior designer Nathan Turner shar …

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Undecorate Hits Shelves + My Chat With Christiane Lemieux About Her No-Rules Decorating Approach

March 8, 2011 Fab Finds
UndecorateCover


Undecorate – by Christiane Lemieux.

DwellStudio Founder and Creative Director Christiane Lemieux has just released her first coffee table book, out today, that celebrates the art of achieving an unfussy, effortlessly chic home. It’s titled Undecorate: The No-Rules Approach to Interior Design and after eagerly anticipating its arrival for more than a year, I was lucky enough to receive a …

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How to Create a Large Scale Art Installation at Home on the Cheap

November 13, 2010 Decorating
Chic Cheap Art Idea_Massuco Warner Miller

Large scale art can be expensive but you can create an easy and affordable art installation for your home simply by stretching a few pieces of your favorite fabric onto a canvas, like San Francisco based interior design firm Massuco Warner Miller did in the cozy living room shown above.

Start by finding an inexpensive fabric that you love and purchase about 3 yards. I recommend choosing a co …

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Weekend Links

November 6, 2010 Inspiration & Ideas
Jonathan Adler_WSJ

Jonathan Adler’s Colorful Abode. Photo: Jessica Antola for WSJ

See the first photos of the recently debuted Elle Decor show house, take a tour of Jonathan Adler’s bright and brilliant home, get the deets on the latest online decor mag launch and more…here are our favorite articles around the web that you must-read this weekend!

*A full slide show with photos of the first-ever Elle Decor …

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