Best of BH&G

May 21st, 2014

Hello all! Today I’m talking about one of my favorite topics, decorating with botanicals at Better Homes & Gardens. Visit the Style Spotters blog to read the latest post !

decorating with florals

I’m proud to say I’ve been writing for Better Homes & Gardens online blogs for over two years. I finally took the time to round up the very best posts from that time period. You can see them all linked on a single page featuring the very best of BH&G articles for both everyday interior design and seasonal decorating. Be inspired!bhg articles

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Bone Inlay Inspired Dresser {Featured in HGTV Mag}

May 19th, 2014

Greetings all! This week we’re off on a family vacay in Kauai so this week will be light on posts, but I do have a few scheduled. Today I wanted to share a DIY project I completed as part of a painting challenge for Glidden for HGTV Magazine.

I mentioned last year how much I wanted to try this project and when I was asked by the Glidden team to come up with a something creative, this bone inlay inspired dresser came to mind. I borrowed accessories from the guest room and family room to style it up for the magazine, here is the piece that is featured inside the cover.

bone inlay inspired painted dresser

 

You’ll find the feature alongside fellow My Colortopia contributors Nicole and Eduardo, we each shared an inspirational idea completed with paint from Glidden’s line and they’re included inside a peel back wrapped cover in the June issue.

power of paint hgtv feature

 

The process was simple but time consuming! I started with the $99 IKEA Koppang chest and a Nagoya stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. The color on the chest is Glidden’s “Rich Navy” and partnered with handcarved knobs from Anthropologie. koppang chest to inlay lookalike

 

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