A standard issue galvanized pail is elevated (literally) to become the sink for this clever bathroom by designer Brian Murphy.
(Photo- Jeremy Samuelson for Met Home Magazine, 1999)
Urban Outfitter’s tiny ceramic sconce that fits anywhere.
Ever since I came up with this imaginary magazine cover for British Vogue, I’ve been playing with other fun designs. Here’s the latest one for ‘Southern Living.’
Note- Moving south to a much older place (early 1800s) has changed my whole approach to decorating. Our historical home rejected my notions of bright primaries as harsh. Other colors I considered would be washed out by the intensity and amount of sunlight here. So, Scott and I ended up painting the dining /library/guest room a wonderful shade of blue-green which keeps its cool even on a hot day. Accents of black in the Windsor chairs, floor lamp and fireplace screen help things stay grounded.
(Photo- Martha Browne)
I spotted this avocado green door on a neighbor’s cabin. It’s such a bold, unexpected color against the weathered wood siding.
(Top photo- Martha Browne)
” There is this moment when people see a well constructed miniature: a surprised drawing-in of breath, a disbelief that something so small could look so real. This is what I chase.” – Emily Boutard, one time lawyer, now a full time architecture student and creator of ‘little architecture.’
(Photo- Emily Boutard)
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