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Posts Tagged ‘Nautical’

Shaker Style Furniture Revival in Nursery Design

| August 1, 2013

I’m loving the resurgence of the clean and straight-lined elegant Shaker style furniture in nursery design. Ducduc was one of the first brands to reinvigorate the look with their Savannah dresser. [...]

Set Sail with Nautical Artwork Trio

| July 11, 2013

Growing up in coastal Massachusetts, I spent several summers working on a boat in Boston Harbor. This experience was the seed of my inherent fondness of the the rich blue’s and crisp whites of the classic—and currently very popular—nautical motif. [...]

Why Knot?

| June 13, 2013

Melisa and I recently attended to the Annual Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Decorator Show House. While enjoying the different interiors, we kept seeing knots in design. There were knot sculptures placed on shelves and dressers. We saw knot book ends, knot shaped chandeliers, even over-sized drawings of knots. [...]

Vote: March Party Finalists

| March 19, 2013

The parties are always so much fun to fawn over, but this month, we were particularly impressed. The gallery was loaded with celebrations brimming with creative themes and beautiful, clever details. We’re thrilled to share our six favorites of the month. Please a take a look, and don’t forget to vote for your favorite. The […]

Design Reveal: A Patriotic Boy’s Room

| December 20, 2012

My latest design reveal is for an eight-year-old boy who was in dire need of a quiet space in the house to get his homework done and have some alone “boy time.” The room is relatively small and narrow, so we had to get creative with furniture placement and added a custom bench for extra […]

Vote: November Party Finalists

| November 20, 2012

We are Fall-ing into the season in true party style. There were so many great festivities planned this past month, it’s hard to pick six finalists. All of the parties in the gallery are so thoughtfully planned, and we appreciate everyone’s hard work. These six represent some of our favorite themes, use of materials, DIY […]

Set Sail on a Baby Shower

| August 16, 2012

One of the most popular boy-themed baby showers is the “Ahoy It’s a Boy” theme. Think preppy meets nautical with a Ralph Lauren twist. We used classic colors in navy and red, and I like popping in powder blue and yellow accents. I love using vintage pieces I have found at flea markets or have […]

It’s Party Time, Pinterest Style!

| July 30, 2012

Get ready to be inspired because we are taking pinning to a whole new level! Project Nursery and The Honest Company have joined forces to throw the biggest pinning party ever! We know we are not the only pinning addicts out there, so join us and let’s celebrate by inspiring others! We’ll be kicking off […]

Nurseries and Parties We Love this Week

| July 13, 2012

TGIF! It might be summer vacation time, but you’ve all been hard at work. Readers, the Project Gallery was full of thoughtful, well-designed rooms and parties, reflecting all of your creative talents. Thank you for showing us all of your energetic efforts—we are truly inspired. Please tell us which projects you “like” most by Monday. […]

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