Entries by Yvette

Modern Monday: ModBlush

This week’s space highlights a space that harmonizes vintage and contemporary components. The these unique blush pink modern chairs stand out against the traditional fireplace in the background. More modern design elements are apparent in the artwork, sconces, and table lamp. The vintage cocktail and nesting tables are right at home in this eclectic space. […]

Modern Monday: Marble Swirl

Modern Monday showcases this celebrity marble kitchen that is a bold and dramatic symmetrical space. The ceiling to floor black and white swirled marble wall is complemented by the reverse colored island with geometric black stools and oversized wood sculpture. The wood beams soften the seemingly cold marble. The black barn lights add an element […]

Tabletop Tuesday: Latke Lust

Tabletop Tuesday celebrates Hanukkah with these gold and white latke plates. Gold flatware and gold trimmed glassware complete this joyful place setting. Have you eaten latkes? They are delicious deep-fried potato pancakes. Some people top them with applesauce. Some pair their latkes with various jellys. Learn more about Hanukkah via myjewishlearning.com. Try making them for […]

Modern Monday: Vintage Staircase

Modern Monday’s inspiration is this traditional white staircase dressed in vintage gold accessories.These elegant gold mirrors in various sizes and shapes bring visual interest and light to the staircase and wood floor hallway. You can consider duplicating this concept for your hanging collectibles. That stunning crystal and gold chandelier complements the mirrors and white space […]

Modern Monday: Brass N Blue

Modern Monday features the refined design aesthetic of Sarah Richardson. Sarah is known for her command of color and brilliant pattern mixes. In this white kitchen, she achieves a dimensional balance between the length of an all-white wall of cabinetry with the bold royal blue island and chairs. The room’s elements including color, chair style, […]

Modern Monday: Cosmopolitan Craft

Modern Monday opens the windows to a kitchen of simple craft and charm translated with refined modern simplicity. The long table is a combination of wood and stone on two levels. The organic materials speak to our rustic sensibilities and the joining of them is a modern design detail. The table length and placement along […]

Tabletop Tuesday: Golden Leaves

Tabletop Tuesday is a gratitude setting. The color schemes reflects seasonal hues of gold, brown, auburn and orange with leaf designs. Vintage gold flatware and glassware accompany this setting. Did you know that leaves are symbolic of fertility and growth? In traditional Chinese symbolism, leaves represent a tree that encompasses all of humanity. May we […]

Modern Monday: Eclectic Living

Modern Monday’s living space is an eclectic blend of modern and mid-century modern styles.   The tufted linen sofa is decorated with an assortment of solid orange along with IKAT and ethnic-patterned pillows in brown, black and red. The sofa is flanked by two different end tables and vintage lamps. Notice the oversized ceramic vintage […]

Modern Monday: Blue Crush

Modern Monday steps into a couple’s Parisian living room designed by Studio KO. The blue velvet sofa and Brutalist sconces are custom designed by KO. The midcentury barrel chairs are designed by the Brazilian Modernist Jorge Zalszupin. Did you notice the zebra area rug and the oversized bold green palm leaves on the fireplace mantle? […]