Good Stuff on Blogs This Week

 Pretty Blankets featured on Knight Moves

If you have to have and antler chandelier, to it like this

Ambitious DIY – here

I have gobs of upholstery webbing.  This post is full of inspiring ideas.

This photo is a bit too styled, but it makes me want to bust out the spray paint and attack some branches.

This idea has been done to death and I hear someone got kicked off of Design Star for doing it, but I still like framed wallpaper when its done well.

I love this paint treatment.


About sanctuaryhome

The Sanctuary Home blog was created in May 2009 to augment my interior design business, Jamie Foley Interiors. Below is the design philosophy that guides my business and this blog. A beautiful house isn’t a home unless it speaks to its occupants and fits their lifestyle in appropriate and unique ways. I believe that design can be approached in two ways. The first is from the gut, what feels right. The second is from a logical methodical perspective. I design using the second approach. I feel that having a reason why a piece is selected, having similar elements in the room or throughout the home makes it feel unified even if the similarities are not obvious to the casual observer. It makes a home feel special and contemplative. Building the interior of a home is a process. I create a plan for investment pieces that will last a lifetime, filling in with less expensive, less important pieces that can be replaced when they wear out or look dated with additional investment pieces or of the moment trendy items that update the home. Using vintage or antique pieces with new grounds a home. If everything in a home is new, it feels like a model home, it has no soul. If you use all old pieces, if feels like you live in a garage sale. The beauty is in the mix. Creating timeless interiors involves using pieces from all design styles. It gives the home a layered look and allows a home to look as if the pieces have been acquired over time. Using furniture from all one style or period makes a home look fussy and intimidating. I look forward to working with clients with all budgets and design aesthetics to create a home that special to their family. I encourage clients to express their individuality throughout the entire design process, this ensures your home fits your needs and will delight you every time you walk through the door.
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One Response to Good Stuff on Blogs This Week

  1. aha! i feel the need to comment on the framed wallpaper image since i am the one who pooped all over framed wallpaper…
    THAT picture to me looks like the entire wall is wallpapered but somebody added moulding to the wall for added oomph. not cheap frames filled with wallpaper on an otherwise empty wall. like for art’s sake.
    this is not eye rapingly offensive.

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