Posts Tagged ‘Robert Allen’

Dynamic Duo Do-Over!


Well, autumn in Minneapolis was nice while it lasted! It’s Tuesday, in the ’20s, and I’m headed out to International Market Square on a fabric hunt for a new client. Yes, we’re in the market for some hot pinks (which will warm up her living room,¬†freshly painted in cool gray.) She used¬†Mythic paint 139-2, Calla […]

Pantone 2014 Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid!


Worldwide color authority Pantone, whose Color Institute is a major palette-setter for the design, fashion and furnishings worlds, among others, today announced Radiant Orchid as its color of the year. We bid Emerald 17-5641 a fond farewell ! The company’s release describes RO as magical and enchanting, as well as confidence-inspiring. From its rosy undertones […]

Antidote to the ’70s: Palm Beach Panache


Check out these newly upholstered and welted dining chairs, part of a three-room update going on for a Lark Nest client! Upholstered in Robert Allen’s beautiful “Rowlily” in Jungle, these chairs really pop. I used a contrasting, updated herringbone on the armrests and chair backs. That fabric is a color called Wasabi — love that! […]

Textiles On Board!


Spring is in bloom on textiles for the Mother’s Day Market this weekend! This sweet piano bench has a linen cover with a gorgeous hand, ablaze with plum, spring green, orange and fuchsia against a gray ground. It’s a very happy print! These are a few of the many pillows coming to the market as […]

Merry, Merry Market Prep: Farmhouse Chairs Get Citified!


Check out the fancy pants on these great chairs! Purchased from a friend whose hoarder tendencies were disrupting the marital harmony in her house, the pair arrived glossy white but not quite perfect. Maybe it was seeing them in their burlap skivvies, but I was inspired to distress them a bit more. Love how it […]