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Wednesday April 27th, 2011

diy, resources by 12

top 5 sites for crafters

D*S editor Kate Pruitt is my crafting idol. She oozes creativity from every fingertip and seems to be an endless well of amazing ideas and can-do attitude. So when I need crafty inspiration, she’s the first person I ask. This week Kate shared some of her favorite craft inspiration over at MyLifeScoop with a list…

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Tuesday October 12th, 2010

resources by 27

top 20 hardware resources

So far, I’ve spent most of my vacation drooling over the amazing antique hardware covering the homes here in Martha’s Vineyard. From shutter latches to door knockers, this island has the “New England Charm” thing down pat. Today I thought I’d devote my work hours to rounding up my favorite hardware resources on the web….

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Monday September 27th, 2010

ceramics, resources by 25

top 15 tile resources

The prison-gray tiles that cover our apartment’s bathroom are the bane of my existence. More than our slanted floors or oddly cut-up rooms, those tiles torture me on a daily basis (they make every color look depressing). If we owned our apartment, I would have ripped them out long ago, but we’re renting, so as…

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Monday September 20th, 2010

paint, resources by 38

top 10 paint resources

This weekend I spent some time mulling over the imaginary paint colors I want to use in our new apartment. Never mind that we don’t have a new apartment yet, I’m already painting it in my head. And it’s going to include plenty of beautiful dark grays and peaches. I like to think I’m something…

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Tuesday September 14th, 2010

accessories, resources by 96

top 20 fabric resources

top 20 fabric resources

image above via Diary of Dinners After last week’s top 50 wallpaper sources post, I started getting requests for all sorts of “top” lists for basic home resources. So today I decided to write one for my favorite design essential: fabric! If I had to give up everything in my home and only focus on…

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Friday September 10th, 2010