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I was feeling a little “edgy” today and decided to search for some “punk rock” influenced pieces.

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I love the look of leather, bold contrast in color, exaggerated tufting, and studded pieces- this definitely defines “edgy” to me!

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What do you think?

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Black is a color that just never seems to go out of style.  Just like that “little black dress” that has been in your closet forever and can be worn for any occasion, black in interiors can feel timeless, classic, or a little bit daring.

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Whether you add black as a dramatic paint color or infuse it in accents, you are sure to have an elegant and timeless product!

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What do you think?  Timeless or not?

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As the 2012 London Summer Olympics come to a close this weekend, I felt it appropriate to honor the athletes who brought us home the gold…in my own way!

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Revere Pewter HC-172

I just love the new article that Benjamin Moore posted on the “Color Chats” page about grey paint!  “Fifty Shades of Gray” by Michelle Zakko shows ONLY a select 50 examples of their 232 shades of grey paint colors.  I love the photos and the refrences are a helpful tool for visualizing color options.

dior gray 2133-40

Amherst Gray HC-167

edgecomb gray

Read the article here and see all the 50 pictures here: http://www.colorchats.com/2012/06/fifty-shades-of-gray-paint/

rockport gray HC-105

What is your favorite shade of grey?

Gray Owl 2137-60

If you need help selecting the perfect shade of grey (or any other color) for your own project, feel free to contact me!

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And the final countdown to my London trip is underway… 7 days until takeoff!

Which then leads me to preparing for 5 days of straight rain (according to weather.com) in the middle of the Summer.  But no need to despair…here are some fun rain-inspired design ideas to help lift up that rainy day gloom.

Source: Etsy- Eloise Renouf

Source: Tamado Shimizu- “Cloud Silver Rain lamp”

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This chandelier below is gorgeous!

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And I love this art installation by Steven Haulenbeek called “Cumulous Light Canopy”.

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Lets pray for some sun in London!  But if that doesnt happen, I am totally getting this trench and matching boots… okay, a girl can dream, right?

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The Chevron is a very bold pattern that can make a really strong impact on a room.  A Chevron (also spelt Cheveron) is an inverted “V” shaped pattern typically seen in repetition.

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This pattern can sometimes be difficult to work with and isn’t for everyone, but it’s certainly one to try to play around with!

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If you don’t want to commit to incorporating it into your design completely, you can always bring the pattern in by using accents like pillows, blankets, rugs, and other smaller pieces that are easy to change out.

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One of my favorite (and most subtle) ways  to use the Chevron is in a tile backsplash or a wood flooring.  Remember that the lighter the pattern, the less intense it will be as well.

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Okay, Okay, just a few more that I love…

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