Brass Industrial Chandeliers. YUM.

This light fixture from Jennifer Post's room on the top floor of the Kips Bay Show House stopped me in my tracks. Kinda reminded me of this Lindsey Adelman fixture that accompanies a  fabulous DIY. Another gorgeous Lindsey Adelman. I'm also really loving this chandelier from Plantation. $1550. If I had to buy a chandelier, I would buy one like this. … [Read more...]

Kips Bay Show House 2009

I was planning on writing about the Kips Bay Showhouse since I look forward to it so much every year. But, as I have been away all week, I haven't gotten there yet. So I was reading one of my favorite blogs: Heather Clawson's Habitually Chic and her coverage is so thorough, I have to direct my readers to her site until I get there. She really nailed it. In depth interviews with designers, plenty of pictures and her own awesome opinions... Thanks Heather! … [Read more...]

Metallic Walls

Ever since last year's Kips Bay Show House, I have been obsessed with metallic paint. Sarah Story's Dedar Alahambra covered hallway with a gleaming gold ceiling had something to do with that. Champagne colored walls here in using Benjamin Moore's "Veil Cream" For the apartment, I was dying for some level of sheen on the walls. After pouring through tons of wallpapers, I finally decided to try out the BM metallic paint. But the silver was too dark, and the white pearl that I test painted on one wall began to seem greenish after a few days. So Lance the painter and I combined two … [Read more...]