Friday, May 28, 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Lillypond Umbrella by Santa Barbara Umbrella
Hampshire Stripe Round Market Umbrella by Pottery Barn
Monday, May 24, 2010
Friday, May 21, 2010
As for the interiors, it still looks like this, BUT, really this isn't all that bad because all of the electrical, heating and plumbing have been installed and the inspections are are being done so we should be seeing sheetrock very soon. Above is the future kitchen. You can see the stack of 8" wide plank flooring that is going to be installed in the kitchen-the only room besides the master bath where new flooring needs to be installed. The kitchen cabinets have also been selected and they are going with Ikea's Abstrakt cabinets in high gloss white and the counters will be butcher block. This room will truly marry the colonial look with a modern one, but I think it's going to be very cool in the end. Things are really starting to come together and I expect we'll be seeing some finished rooms in the next month!
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
When I say you can literally find anything there, I mean it. Here are some of the higher end items that caught my eye.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Monday, May 10, 2010
Friday, May 7, 2010
But over the past year, I've noticed that they have started adding more home decor that isn't baby or kid oriented, and I must say they are doing a spectacular job at it.
Custom Upholstered Furniture
In addition to their fabulous bedding, you can now get custom upholstered furniture for your bedroom, living room or dining room using the fabulous Serena & Lily fabrics. Whether you are looking for something calm and traditional or bold and modern, they have something for you.
Lucky Lacquered Table
Plus, they have added unique pieces to add that pop of color or eclectic feel to your home.
Their lighting selections have always been great, but now they have more sophistacated offerings.
And the Serena & Lily rugs are simple but still make a statement.
You can also buy the Serena & Lily fabrics by the yard to add coordinating curtains or to reupholster an existing piece of furniture.
And of course, the Serena & Lily paint ties it all together. Whether you are a design diva or design challenged, Serena & Lily couldn't make it any easier to create a beautiful room for yourself or the kids.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
It is clear that Roseberry Winn tile will add a truly unique and custom look to any room. These are just a few of the sample boards they display in their store to give you some inspiration.
Above is a large selection of the top quality tile designs they offer.
And here are some of the "seconds" that we were choosing from. These were considered lower quality because of inconsistencies in the glazing, air pockets, cracks, etc. however most were perfectly fine and there were enough of them to get a stack of like colors.
We were looking for tiles that would work in the master bath, kitchen, and the two fireplace surrounds in the living room and master bedroom. So since my sister wants to go with sea blue and greens for her master bath, we chose the cross radial tile in an aqua color which will either be used in the shower or as a sink backsplash. The white box radial tile will either be used in conjunction with the cross radial tile in the master bath or possibly in the living room in each corner of the fireplace surround.
In the master bedroom she is thinking of going with a lavender gray color. This has not yet been run by my brother-in-law, but we bought the waves tile in a soft lavender glaze (this photo doesn't do it justice) so it looks like he might not have much of a choice, and it's actually quite nice. We didn't have any luck in our search for kitchen tiles, but we were quite pleased with what we did find (and since then I've found a great idea for kitchen tiling that I'll share soon). These tiles are normally $12 per tile so $108 per square foot-not cheap-but by buying just enough of them at the $5 per tile sale price to create accents and mix them with more reasonably priced tiles, she is still going to achieve a custom look. Of course, if your budgets permits, go all out and you're sure to be pleased with the results as well.