I’ve been debating on paint colors for our large living/dining room and have finally settled on pink. The shade, which I found at the local paint shop, is a dead ringer for Farrow & Ball’s Pink Ground, a pale warm pink with lots of yellow. My husband has concerns, but I keep assuring him that he’ll love it when all is said and done. These photos from Ben Pentreath’s old London sitting room helped me sell Simon on the idea. Isn’t the wall color handsome? With the right pieces, pink walls don’t have to be cutesy at all. Plus, its warm glow is universally flattering to all complexions (especially paired with some hygge candlelight). Wish me luck!
I hope everyone in America is enjoying Labor Day weekend! As it’s not a holiday here in Copenhagen, I’ll be celebrating in spirit. Some amazing sales have begun and I’m tempted to do some major online shopping for my fall wardrobe, the holidays (never too soon!), and our apartment. Below are some of my favorites promotions. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend! READ POST
I first stumbled upon The Basket Room on Etsy and was later delighted to spot their beautiful creations in person at London’s Pentreath & Hall. I brought home this pink basket and am already itching to add to my collection. Founded by two women in the UK in partnership with women’s weaving cooperatives in Africa, each unique basket is woven by hand. The company describes their goods as “ethical, stylish, accessories with a story.” Love the sound of that! From bicycle baskets to market totes, explore all of The Basket Room’s offerings here.
Fashion designer Veronica Swanson Beard calls this lovely Long Island retreat home, well, at least on the weekends. Purchased last September for her family of four, the place was decorated in a whirlwind and recently published by Elle Decor. I’m all about the colorful interiors (color is back these days, hooray!), especially the master bedroom with its floral sheets and layered rugs. Below, explore more of the handsome retreat and find my suggestions on how to get a similar look in your own home.