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Monday July 11th, 2011

color, make it yours, paint, simply color by 10

make it yours: olga naiman

Today on Make It Yours, we’re pulling looks from Olga Naiman’s lovely Brooklyn home. Olga is a creative director and prop stylist (she used to do styling for Domino Magazine!) who demonstrates her impeccable taste in her home. Each room in Olga’s home conveys a different mood: In the kitchen, Olga expresses an “Eastern European…

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Tuesday July 5th, 2011

color, make it yours, paint by 8

make it yours: judy kaufmann

I’m thrilled to share this week’s Make It Yours because today we’re looking into the home of Chilean illustrator Judy Kaufmann. Judy and her partner, Marc (a French sculptor), live in a modernist-architecture neighborhood in Barcelona. They love classic wood and craft-style objects, most of which they find on the street. Judy and Marc’s home…

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Monday June 27th, 2011

color, make it yours, paint by 14

make it yours: josh vogel

Josh Vogel of Blackcreek Mercantile and his girlfriend, Kelly Zaneto, share this stone cottage in the Hudson Valley forest. Josh explains that their home reflects the attitude of the couples’ lives: “Nothing we own is so precious that it can’t get dinged or scratched; in fact, there is a softness and warmth we enjoy that…

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Monday June 20th, 2011

color, make it yours, paint by 4

make it yours: yumiko sekine

As a huge fan of Fog Linen Work, I am so excited for this week’s Make It Yours because I’m pulling colors and roundups from the home of Yumiko Sekine. Yumiko’s ultimate goal is to keep her home as simple as possible. Much like her work, Yumiko’s space feels calm and natural. The gorgeous textiles…

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Monday June 13th, 2011

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Wednesday June 1st, 2011

make it yours by 21

make it yours: megan fickling

Summer is on everyone’s mind right now, so what better home to pull colors from than the bright and cheery abode of Megan Fickling! Megan shares this one-bedroom apartment with her husband in Santa Monica, California. I adore the bold wall colors and fun design accessories; the space is so lively and fresh! Click here…

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Monday May 23rd, 2011

color, make it yours, paint, simply color by 8

make it yours: deborah bibby

Real Living editor Deborah Bibby lives in this 1950s beach cottage located in Clareville on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Deborah surrounds herself with “loved objects,” such as her stacks of magazines and comfortable sofas. The colors are fresh and coastal; they reflect the charm and warmth of Deborah’s cottage. Perfect beach house? Yes, I think so….

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Monday May 16th, 2011

make it yours by 23

make it yours: emma straub and michael fusco

This week’s color schemes and roundups are pulled from the lovely home of Emma Straub and Michael Fusco. Emma and Mike live in Brooklyn and are often busy designing and silk-screening posters for their business, M+E. The first image is from Emma’s office; I was drawn-in by the peachy pink walls, which look fantastic with…

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Monday May 9th, 2011

color, make it yours, paint, simply color by 10

make it yours: gemma ahern

Gemma Ahern paired up with her sister Abigail (both part of Atelier Abigail Ahern) to create this amazingly designed 1,200-square-foot apartment. The dark wall colors — along with the combination of simple, modern and quirky vintage décor — make this home a pretty unique one. I love to see pops of neon used like this!…

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Monday May 2nd, 2011

color, make it yours, paint, simply color by 20

make it yours: kate schintzius

Kate Schintzius, associate designer for M.Design Interiors, resides in this West Hollywood apartment. She went for a “Palm Beach in the 70s” vibe, and it’s pretty incredible! The furnishings are vintage, thrift, eBay and Craigslist finds. Kate’s kitchen remains 1930s original: crisp, clean and classic with its red stripe and white tiles. The retro fabric…

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Monday April 25th, 2011

color, make it yours, paint, simply color by 17

make it yours: nancy neil

Photographer Nancy Neil lives with her family in this beautiful 1903 cabin. Neil tells us that the cabin was originally built in Carpinteria, California, but was moved to the foothills of Santa Barbara on an 80-acre tropical fruit farm (family-owned since 1846) to escape demolition. The cabin expanded from only one room to two bedrooms…

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