Thursday, February 25, 2010

mirror, mirror

Sometimes an entry, powder room or guest room vanity need that little extra something.

We love to create decorative punch with a unique and unexpected mirror. Paint the walls a dark, rich hue for extra drama and your new purchase will POP off the wall!

The fairest of them all...

Capiz Shell Mirror, $436
36" diameter

Gold Bamboo Mirror, $346
24"W 38"H

Laurent Mirror, $256
28"W 45"H

Glam Starburst Mirror, $330
32" diameter

Available through Jessica McIntyre Interiors, 817-366-0332

Monday, February 22, 2010

arteriors too

If you haven't already, please introduce yourself to Arteriors Too! Arteriors Home (to-the-trade wholesaler) has opened an outlet that welcomes the public. Great finds at affordable prices. A favorite find of ours is this Chen Solid Wood Console Table... half off retail value!

Arteriors Too, 4811 W. Lovers Lane (214-352-1920)

Saturday, February 20, 2010

commitment issues

Our color-commitment-issues kick in when it comes to the more permanent design decisions. There is rarely regret in selecting a beautiful palette of neutrals for your home's flooring, hardware, countertops, sofas, and other big-ticket items.

Don't get us wrong, we love color. Color that can be moved into the other room if we're feeling fickle! Here are some pops of color that can add pizazz to any space, without having to say "I Do".

Peacock Pillows, $156 ea
24"W 17"H

Hunan Ginger Jar (Reproduction), $60
approx. 9"diam 8"H

Orange Cafe Chair with Faux Zebra, $216

Early 20th Century Wallpaper Giclee Prints, $364 ea
23"W 23"H

Blue Lacquer Tray with Mirror, $170
14.5"W 21"D 1.5H

Available through Jessica McIntyre Interiors, 817-366-0332

Monday, February 15, 2010

a place to perch

Most home-owners could use an extra place to rest their feet, stack magazines, or pull-up for guest seating. Here are some of our favorite places to perch!

Antique Chinese Garden Stool - Circa 1900, $560

Moroccan Poof - Beige Leather with Nickel Nailheads, $598

Burlap Article Cube with Handles, $405

Flower Ottoman, $398

Available through Jessica McIntyre Interiors, 817-366-0332

Friday, February 5, 2010

happy apping!

You can do so many great things with your phone, why not design on the go? Check out these handy design applications, clockwise from top left...

CRAIGSPRO+ ($0.99)
Craigslist at your fingertips. Browse new items and find great local deals! Antiques, furniture, accessories, estate sales, etc. You name it.

Take a snapshot of any inspiration and Benjamin Moore will help you find the perfect paint to match. The extra feature Strip illustrates six shades, while Harmony introduces four complimentary colors.

Hesitant about painting your bedroom Bayberry Blue? Fear not. With the Colorchange app, you can try out any color without commitment. Take a photo of your space and "paint" the walls, ceiling, and trim!

Don't waste any time this weekend searching for Estate Sale signs and driving all over town! Download this app and get instant sale info within a 20 mile radius. It even has a map to route your shopping extravaganza.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

love is in the air

It is hard to ignore the fact that Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. Who can hide from the abundance of balloons, flowers, and plush animals holding hearts proclaiming their love?

This year, abandon the traditional Valentine's gift and treat yourself to beautiful wall decor that will last longer than a bouquet of flowers! This antiqued signage art is also the perfect gift for newlyweds or expecting parents (think nursery!).

Antiqued Signage Art on Reclaimed Wood
Prices range from $250 to $325

Available through Jessica McIntyre Interiors, 817-366-0332

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