Today’s inspiration: chalkboard walls

I am in love with black chalkboard walls.  I just love how they are so dramatic and yet totally playful at the same time.  Painting a wall with black chalkboard paint adds a sense of humor to a room, and I am a huge fan of making a house quirky, unexpected, and a little humorous.  Have FUN in your house!! So chalkboard walls are on my mind this weekend, and I’m going to share some of my inspiration pictures, starting with sfgirlbybay blogger Victoria Smith’s dining room.  When she posted pictures in May about her newly chalkboard-painted dining room, I almost… Read More

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A wish list in French

The movie Paris 36 is super cute and has a great beach scene, with some really great stripes.  Now, you should know I love stripes, and French stripes are totally the best. Right now I’m on a pretty serious stripe-y, French-y, linen-y kick.  I keep going back again and again to these things.   Sammy Seagull from Wayne Pate.  What can I say, I’m a sucker for stripes AND rainboots. I literally gasped when I saw these amazing French grainsack tie-top curtains.  Oh, if only they weren’t a whopping $149 each!  Sigh…   Aw, what an adorable little pillow from leilalou!… Read More

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