Gwyneth Paltrow's house via decorpad While interior design is a primary focus at TPP, I also love being charmed by a home's exterior. Ever since I can remember, I've fixated on facades scrutinizing and analyzing them as I peer out a car window, go for a walk, or look at home magazines. I'm noticing more and more front doors painted blue, and it's a trend I like a lot. Veranda House Interiors Southern Living via Martha Stewart via Marcus Design Blog The houses above and below are here in Dallas, and I snapped these photos with my phone. I love them both, and I'm keeping an eye out for more : ).
source? Dallas does not lend itself to the desire for a porch. Not for me, anyway. Maybe in the fall, a porch would be nice, but in the summer, no thank you. With the 110 degree temps, plus the mosquitoes, I prefer staying indoors. However, today, with the wonderfully mild weather we're having, I'd love a porch in which to enjoy the day. Since I don't, I'm going to settle for looking at these instead. I hope you're having a lovely weekend! Traditional Home Colorado Homes New England Home Architectural Digest
Thank you for coming to see my completed entrance hall. I redesigned our very tired and lifeless entry for The One Room Challenge. You can catch up and see "before" shots here . It's been so much fun working with this space, and I'm thrilled with the results. How exciting to get to share it with you today! Above and below is the view from the front door. These are the beyond breathtaking panels that Christina Baker painted for the entry. I'm not sure if from the photos you can get a true understanding of the impact these panels create. In person they're even more beautiful, and I'm wanting to spend lots of time on the settee enjoying the view. Christina was absolutely lovely to work with. Besides these to-die-for paintings I get to enjoy everyday, it was fantastic getting to know and work with her. Her work is available at Gregg Irby Fine Art , and also can be seen on her site . And, here is the spectacular lant