Tag Archives: Domino

The Black Door

I love black doors! The first time I realized I was leaning towards this was when I saw an article in Elle Decoration about an art collector and her husband who’d redone the interior of an old Victorian in a completely modern style. The floors, trim, and doors were a deep, glossy black and the walls were a super bright white. The whole place was flooded with light and the colorful art stood out beautifully. Ever since then I’ve been a fan of the look.

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Nate Berkus’ Chicago apartment as featured in O.

Nate Berkus did the doors of an apartment of his  featured in O a couple of years back a blue so dark that in some photos it read as black.

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The entry of designer Michael Bargo’s apartment from the last issue of Domino Magazine.

But my favorite of all time was the apartment of twentysomething designer, Michael Bargo, for the Domino issue on style at every age. His whole apartment was totally gorgeous – and featured black doors!

Here are a few more examples of totally cool black doors and entries.

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From top left: A black doored entryway from Atlanta Homes and Gardens Magazine, Victoria Webster’s home via Belle Maison, Eve Robinson via CocoCozy, Thomas O’Brien’s American Modern.

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Patterned entry hall featuring black doors. Love this one! via Abode Love blog.

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From top left: Celerie Kimble’s closet in Lonny Magazine, inspiration from Belle Maison (again!), Tommy Smythe’s kitchen from Canadian House & Home.

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A black door peeks out of the corner if this inviting and contrasty entry. (source unknown)

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Zach Motl’s micro sized apartment proves you can do dark colors in small spaces. From NYTimes.

What are your favorite colors for interior doors? Have a colorful Monday!

Soft Touch

Its a soft, gray, rainy day here in Charlotte today. I was planning on putting these pics but the soft, muted colors seem especially appropriate given the melancholy Springs weather.

Here is a serving of rain washed colors for this not so sunny spring day:

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Soft pinks, gray, and white dominate this set. (Sources: unknown, Domino, Elle Decor, unknown.)

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Washed out bluish gray and Sterling rose lavenders create a moody ambience. (Sources: unknown, Domino, unknown, Champagne & Macarons blog.)

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Soft gray-browns, white, and silver. (Sources: Mallory Morrison Photography, Greige blog, unknown, Elle Decoration Australia.)

Have a great Friday and a (hopefully) sunnier weekend!

A Rainbow of Fruit Flavor

Today, a full spectrum spread.

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Modern Stripe Vase by dahlhaus @Etsy

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The shared bedroom of Mark & Sunrise Ruffalo’s kids. This is literally one of my favorite kids rooms ever. It’s so cute! From Domino Magazine.

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Color Wheel Quilt from Joelle Hoverson’s (Purl Bee) Last Minute Knitted Patchwork & Quilted Gifts.

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Another rainbow colored kids room from Domino Magazine.

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Mod Berry Alphabet Poster by artanphilanthropy @Etsy.

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Mod Citrus Alphabet Poster by artandphilanthropy @Etsy.
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Group Hug print by Inaluxe @Etsy.

Pastels

It is gloomy and rainy here. I guess that’s those spring showers everyone talks about. I think I understand now hy springtime is the time when everyone breaks out the pastels – it’s a cool way to transition back into color after winters soft neutrals. So, for this Monday – pastel inspiration. Hope you all have a great week!

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Guest Work

In all honesty, I’ve never had a place that’s big enough for me to have a guest room. I’m still a one bedroom city dweller that offers up a cushy couch and extra blankets to out of town visitors. One day I hope to have an extra room dedicated to making my friends and family a haven during their travels… so today I’m posting a selection of guest bedrooms. I’m a fan of the double twin layout… I think it gives you more options.

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Traditonal gray, blue, and white fabrics mix with a sleek modern table.

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Bold pattern and classic colors create a serene guest space.

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More classic style – crisp black and white!

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Bold blue, stripes, and crisp white cheer up this graphic guest space.

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Tonal greens with patterns and textures create interest here.

Have a happy Tuesday everyone. Enjoy!

Pinkalicious.

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Here’s a look at some pink interiors. The latest issue of House Beautiful is all about this versatile color and features a plethora of options for using it in your home. It totally inspired me to be on the lookout for beautiful pink rooms… Here are some that I found while browsing last night. Enjoy!