lacey floors and lots of red


it looks like we’re keeping the valentine’s day love going this morning with lots of red and a big dose of lace. the red comes courtesy of this week’s guest blogger, abbey nova, who has posted an incredible roundup of red interiors and red accessories over at the d*s guest blog. click here to check them out.


also, emily at wide open spaces sent over this beautiful lace stenciled floor, from a guest house that belongs to the editor of my marrakesh. divine. click here for more info.


  1. Wow, that must have taken a long time to do…it’s beautiful!

  2. Rachel B. says:

    That bathroom is amazing!!

  3. The stenciled floor is something else – so simple and sophisticated – what a great idea.

  4. Deirdre says:

    So. Beautiful. Any idea of how the stencil was made?

  5. Kara says:

    OMG!!!
    I LOVE it! Those floors are AMAZING!

  6. nosideup says:

    I love the contrast between the delicate lace and the floor.

  7. Krista says:

    Yes, please post instructions!!

  8. erin says:

    this looks soft and cool. beautiful.

  9. Cece says:

    Wow…love these ideas!

  10. tanya says:

    I love that red cabinet against the wallpaper in the bathroom. Beautiful!

  11. We love our lace floor. Melanie at Modello Designs is *amazing*! This stencil is super easy to use and can be purchased right here: http://www.royaldesignstudio.com/shop_stencils_detail.php?id=MTE5NA==

    I just finished my office floor with another custom Modello design and I’m so loving it!!!

  12. Melanie says:

    Oh, how thrilled I am to see our lace stencil here! I just posted pics of this project yesterday on my blog and you can see how *easy* it is to do with a simple stippled paint technique. :)
    http://designamour.com/2009/02/16/amazing-lace-how-sweet/
    Thank you so much for passing it on! It was an honor and pleasure to work with Maryam-and darling Skylar!

  13. Kathryn says:

    That lace floor is so beautiful! I would love to have the patience to do that in my home!

  14. roxy asami says:

    ohhh! this lace floor is soo beautiful and inspiring! :[)

  15. Renee says:

    Stunning! I love the wallpaper too…

  16. I LOVE it!! I don’t know how they did it, but I may try something similar on my floor. The cat looks just like mine a total cute!!

  17. Lovely stencil but unfortunately a bit too pricey for my budget…

  18. lenny says:

    very cute. i did this once with vinyl lace table runners i got at the 99 cent store as a stencil. my entryway was matte red, but needed dimension. i started halfway up the wall and spray painted clear glossy. it was awesome!

  19. Kate says:

    Does anyone know what kind of flooring this was done on? Was it done on wood flooring?
    I wonder if I wanted to do this on a bathroom floor, what kind of raw material should I have on the floor?

    1. grace says:

      kate

      i could be wrong, but they look like concrete or some sort of smooth stone finish.

      grace

  20. DDekor says:

    so beautiful… love it

  21. Benson says:

    Amazing floor inspiration.

  22. glenda says:

    Absoletely divine! I want the lace stencil but can’t make contacct with the company. Emails not goiing through. I am south african and willing to pay please help.

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