Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

I saw this townhouse a couple weeks ago in the NYTimes and loved it. There is something about small spaces I'm drawn to. Maybe it's because the bedroom I had growing up was originally a sewing room. I loved that cozy, little space. This three story townhouse in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (circa 1870) is just about 1,000-square-feet and only 11-feet wide. The young owners had it gutted and revamped by Brooklyn architect, Elizabeth Roberts. Shortly after the project was finished the husband got a job with Apple in California. They now live on both coasts. Would love to see what they do with the place out there.
Audiovisual equipment is hidden behind the louvered doors beneath the window.
The fireplace mantle once belonged to Stevie Wonder.

A new skylight brightens the staircase and beyond.  
 Cabinets are painted Farrow and Ball Downpipe (same color as Shed :)

Dining room furniture is from the owner's childhood home. The fireplace was raised for better viewing and to cook in.
Kelly Wearstler wallpaper. 
When the door is closed the powder room seals for a shower. Brilliant.

Tub and sink were salvage finds.
A writing studio, with radiant heat, replaced the backyard shed. Nice spot to escape to, right?
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Saturday, December 20, 2014

20% off till December 20th

Happy holidays. Now through December 20th take 20% off your entire in-store order. Includes everything except jewelry and online orders. Shop till you drop :)

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Hang em up

I was putting together a small holiday table scape the other day and something was missing. Then I remembered the antlers I have hanging over our bed. Ran upstairs, took them off the wall and added them to the display. Bingo, just what it needed. Can never get enough of these. Love the color, the sculptural shape and the fact that they add 3-D to a wall. Always fun to include in holiday decorating, but great anytime of year!














Sunday, November 30, 2014

Mike Nichols

I have been reading a lot about Mike Nichols since he died earlier this month. Such a huge talent. One of my all time favorite movies of his is 'The Graduate' (1967). Watched it again this weekend. Such a classic and as great to watch now as it was the first time.   











Cyber Monday

Shop from home today and take 10% off the website (free shipping always) when you enter Shed at checkout. Just added this great set of 10 vessels. Today $81.00. Happy shopping!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

In focus

Joy Yagid stopped by the store the other day and snapped some pictures. Big difference between Joy's shots and those I take with my iPhone. Thanks Joy!























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