I met Martyn Lawrence Bullard

Yesterday, I went to the Design San Francisco event at the SFDC which is being held from February 4-6, 2015.  While at the Benjamin Moore Showroom at the Color Trend 2015 presentation I heard Martyn Lawrence Bullard speak!  He wore a beautiful Claret colored sport coat in homage to the berry colors announced as color trends for 2015. He shared that he only uses Benjamin … Read more

Benjamin Moore Announces the COLOR OF THE YEAR 2015

An annual event for design professionals is ‘Design San Francisco’ which this year is on February 4 – 6, 2015.  I attended a meeting at the Benjamin Moore Showroom where they unveiled the color of the year for 2015! This is not a new Benjamin Moore color.  I’ve used it for many years and even used it on the walls in my own family room … Read more

Crystals Swing from the Chandelier!

Back in November 2013, I painted the bathroom at my office a charcoal black color with brown undertones called Black Fox by Sherwin Williams SW7020 and added a capiz shell chandelier that I purchased from Light in the box.  I got a great price around $200, but the assembly was a nightmare.  I even had my children with their tiny fingers help string the shells … Read more

Reupholster to Renew!

  We recently took a wheat back chair and a civil war folding rocking chair into the upholsterer. I think they turned out beautifully!  They now reside in an attic in Berkeley that we are in process of renovating into a guest bedroom.  The fabric is by Robert Allen, Pattern:  Spring Fancy, Color: Viridian.  Robert Allen is at the SF Design Center in the Galleria … Read more