IN GOOD FAITH

Fashion Diva Adds Sexy Fabrics to Interior Design

fashion diva diane von furstenber

Fashion diva Diane von Furstenberg blazed into the public eye in the mid-70′s with the wrap dress. The wrap dress was and remains a signature fashion statement. I know, I had one!

The original wrap dress

Her story and acclaim are documented across numerous magazines and I, in particular, like the interview with WWD. You can read it here.

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Outdoor Fabric Meets Indoor Sofa

outdoor fabric

What a delightful surprise when your outdoor fabric is totally suited for indoor application. My client loves textiles (as I do) and needs to recover a custom sofa so she can relax with her grandchildren. These fabrics must be sophisticated, fit her style and color scheme and gracefully join others in the adjacent living room. These were fabrics that could …

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A Botched Remodel Saved and Revealed

 Faith Sheridan along with H&H steps in to save a botched condo remodel.

The clients wanted function and style in their newly purchased Pike Place Market condo.  Those were instructions to their contractor as they left for Europe. When they returned to Seattle, they were jolted and saw appliances that didn’t fit into cabinets and other botched mistakes. Even the kitchen drawers didn’t work.

The clients turned to the team of Hammer and Hand who …

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Abnormally Creative Wallpaper from Bainbridge, WA

abnormally creative wallpapers

Abnormally Creative Wallpaper from Bainbridge, WA ~ now who couldn’t love that company name? Plus they are abnormally creative to boot. I love to have fun with wallpaper and these papers make me smile. My grandsons could be occupied counting spots for a long time!

Spot is perfect for my grandson’s bedroom

And who said ‘for children only’? This is …

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Bar Carts Start the Party

A bar cart to start your party

Whether it’s the Mad Men mania or just a love of entertaining, the presence of bar carts start the party. But when did this bar cart business begin? Some date it to the 40′s when prohibition ended along with WWII and home entertaining was the rage. Front and center was a fully stocked bar cart to move throughout the party. …

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Coordinating Walls with Furniture is On Trend

coordinate walls and furniture

Yes, the art of coordinating walls with furniture is on trend and returning to interior design. It appeared at High Point Market this spring with brands like Thibaut and also in magazines. According to Carleton Varney, Dorothy Draper launched this concept many years ago.  “Dorothy liked the idea of furniture becoming part of the architecture of a room and blending …

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Ruskin by Rutt Cabinetry Sets the Bar

Rutt Handcrafted Cabinets

Ruskin by Rutt Cabinetry and Scott A. Stultz  provide a lesson of luxury and standards for kitchen cabinetry.

Scott A. Stultz

With a delightful story about John Ruskin, Scott Stultz introduced our #BlogTourNYC2014 group to his designs for the Ruskin series by Rutt Handcrafted Cabinetry.  This company was one of the generous sponsors for our group and I so appreciate …

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All About You Design, The Trend Today

All About You Design, BlogTourNYC 2014

Yes, as I continue to deconstruct #BlogTourNYC 2014 and now High Point Market summaries, it’s officially All About You Design. I saw this at the AD Home Show and especially with Prizer Hoods. The common hood is stainless steel..and there are many to choose from but what about an “all about you design”? Here’s an example:

Photo by Valerie Gray…

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More BlogTourNYC 2014 ~ Part 2

BlogTourNYC 2014

This post is all about BlogTourNYC 2014 Part 2 and the day we visited the Architectural Digest Home Show. Held at Pier 94 this quote describes the show, “A world of design inspiration awaits at the 13th annual Architectural Digest Home Design Show. SHOP the latest furniture, accessories, lighting, art, kitchen, bath and building products for all your design projects.”…

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Priority Email from Modenus

Priority Email Opportunity

So the sender, Veronika Miller, caught my attention immediately with her email from Modenus. The question? Could I attend #BlogTourNYC. This I knew is a pinch me moment. With this post I start a recap of an exciting 6 days in the Big Apple with an even more exciting group of bloggers who, like me, received a priority email from …

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