Inside a Vibrant Family Home in D.C.

Breakfast Nook Ideas, Breakfast Room

A family home in Washington D.C. gets a splashy makeover by interior designer, Marika Meyer. DESIGN BY MARIKA MEYER PHOTOGRAPHY BY STACY ZARIN GOLDBERG When a family with three young children relocated to Washington DC, Marika Meyer stepped in to help them transform a house with little interest into a vibrant home reflective of their…

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Rose Medallion 101

chinese porcelain, rose medallion, antiques, jenkins interiors

Rose medallion is one of the most popular types of Chinese porcelain found in traditional Western interior design. Antiques expert, Jessica Lev, is sharing the history behind this collection along with tips for identifying each of the three styles. Collectors and interior designers alike have treasured Chinese export porcelain for decades, even centuries, and rose…

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Designer to Watch: Kendall Rabun Interiors

I have been an admirer of the work of New York based interior designer, Kendall Rabun, since she had about 10 instagram squares. Even though I had only seen a small sampling of her work at that point, I turned on post notifications because her work was absolutely beautiful and I couldn’t wait to see…

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Home Tour: A Chic 1930s Houston Estate

Good Morning! Today I wanted to share a tour of a gorgeous home in Houston, Texas that I stumbled upon in Architectural Digest over the weekend. Interior designer Bruce Budd and Bute King Architects collaborated to flawlessly to update a classic 1930s estate and give it chic, modern face lift while still keeping the rich architectural details.…

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Home Tour: Palm Beach Paradise

“She told me, ‘I want the colors you see in Palm Beach: the flora, the sea, the sky.’”  This was the description given to Phoebe Howard by her Chicago clients who enlisted her help in designing and decorating the interior of their Palm Beach vacation home. The result is a masterpiece. Clean lines and rich…

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Design Crush: Shelley Johnstone Paschke

Happy Wednesday! I know we are neck deep in all things holiday, but today I wanted to take a quick break from it all and highlight the work of one of my favorite interior designers, Shelley Johnstone Paschke.  Based in Chicago, Shelley has designed homes across the globe and attended London’s Inchbald School of Design.…

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