How to Paint Wood Floors

I love the look of painted wood floors. I know it’s not for everyone or every house, but white (or colored) floors really brighten up a room so much and are a nice change of pace from darker stained wood. We’ve learned that it’s traditional in houses like ours built in 1890 to have painted wood floors on the upper levels. When houses were built at that time, they used really pretty (expensive) woods on the first floor (ours are white oak) and cheaper, lesser quality woods like pine on upper levels, where guests would rarely go. Because these floors weren’t for public viewing,… Read More

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New Art for the Office

We’re finally about to get started on decorating our new office and we are so excited. We want our office to feel inspiring and comfortable — a place where we can actually enjoy working — so art is a great way to add personality and color to an otherwise functional space. I took a look around Minted.com’s Art Marketplace and found soooo many prints that I love. Minted is a marketplace for independent artists, so it’s an excellent place to find prints from super talented people at really reasonable prices. The only hard part is deciding! 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7|… Read More

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