A Vintage Farmwife: File It!
Gallons of milk.
Sinks of dirty dishes.
As the mother of three sons, for years these words defined my life. And I loved every minute of it!
My life is different now because we have 2 daughters-in-law and 3 granddaughters.
Estrogen and near-estrogen rules.
Along with that comes lots of conversations about decorating, and clothes, and recipes, and nail polish.
And sharing magazines.
Which brings me to the topic of this post. Hope you are still with me!
One of the girls shared her copy of HGTV magazine. It has some great tips that I want to remember and thought you might enjoy them, too.
|Love this ombre painting. The mag has a tutorial. I can't find it online though. Sorry!|
So, I am filing those tips here.
Are you looking for......
Ideas from Sarah, My favorite designer:
- Sarah Richardson says to choose colors of the same intensity.....they should be the same distance down on each paint strip.
- She also suggested playing with one color in different shades for a more soothing and simple look.
- Bright colors also call for lots of neutrals to balance all the color.
- Pull colors from fabric or artwork.
|I love her living room, don't you?|
|all pics from pinterest ..HGTV magazine|
So, let's hear from you. Are you a fan of HGTV magazine? What are your favorite magazines?
Labels: farm house, farm wife, HGTV magazine