October 27, 2011
Color Trends and Inspiration
Christmas colors: six sensational palettes Autumn is all around, but it’s never too soon to get your creative Christmas juices flowing — those falling leaves will soon turn to snowflakes!
Step by Step: How to Paint a Fireplace Nothing pleases me more than a beautifully painted, white-brick fireplace. With hot chocolate and toasty slipper season right around the corner, I’ve been interested in finding different ways to spice up the hearth and mantel.
Style Tips and Tricks
The Art of Taking Over Oversized Art can elevate a room to an impressive state. Lately I have been drawn to these exaggerated pieces of wall decor and the way they can focus a space. The key is to choose furniture that compliments and flows easily with the art, anything too strong and your room will feel like it is having a shouting match.
Property of the Week
White, wood, and sea. I couldn’t think of a more beautiful place to live. The solidity of the white home facing a relentless grey sea. Timbers aged the colour of the waves and sky. Simple furnishings and fittings belie the everyday luxury. Just enough of everything to make life sweet and always that view taking your breath away. Martin Gómez Arquitectos … again. South American design is blowing me away at the moment. Simply stunning. La Aduana, La Barra, Punta del Este, Uruguay.
City Launches New App to Teach Emergency Preparedness Emergency officials in San Francisco today launched a free mobile app designed to teach emergency preparedness. The SF Heroes mobile application, created with local app developer CosmiCube, Inc., is a game that connects with Facebook, Twitter and other social media and offers incentives for learning about city resources and preparing for disaster.
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