Sunday, July 8, 2012

The House that Pinterest Built

How did people build and decorate houses before Pinterest? Better Homes and Gardens magazine pages ripped out?? Hmmm....not quite as inspirational I don't think. Although I won't lie I do have a binder full of ripped out magazine pages as well. So anyway I thought I'd share some of my "pins" and ideas for the house. 

One thing I know I'm going to do is a wainscoting in the dining room. 





This white wainscoting on the bottom half of the wall and painting the rest of the wall a dark navy similar to the color below. I figure since I'm obsessed with gray and the rest of my house will be probably completely gray, then maybe I should add a little different color to a few of the other rooms.
Image via http://emilyaclark.blogspot.com/

I def. know I'm going to do one of the bedrooms in gray stripes, but how cool is this in the laundry room? Or I'm thinking a bright paint on the walls like the turquoise below. Maybe that would make doing laundry a little less dull??


The picture below is what we have given to the guy designing our cabinets. I love the row of drawers next to the small vanity area. 




This picture has almost the exact same vessel sinks we picked out for the master bathroom. I also love the tile in this bathroom. 


I haven't decided what I want to do for mirrors in the master bathroom. I love how sleek these frameless mirrors look. Not sure how I would go about doing this though. May have to look into that a little more. 




And I love this idea for a guest room. So cute and easy!




There is a very small wall in the breakfast nook that I would love to put something like this on. 



And I would love to do a gallery wall like this on the staircase.




I'm having a hard time deciding if I want to paint the front door a color or leave it white. I have always wanted a red front door for some reason. This house looks great with the gray siding, white trim, and red door. 


I think I may have to wait and see what the stone around the door looks like when it goes up before I make that decision. What do you think??



6 comments:

  1. I love your home pinboard. Your actual house is going to be just as gorgeous, I'm sure!

    Xo,
    Ashley
    Anylovelything.com

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  2. Love all the pinterest pictures of inspiration! It is going to look great!!

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    1. Thanks Megan! Hope you and Chris are doing well

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  3. I love the red front door will look great with your stone.. I'm going to redo my Laundry room when Corie moves out (haha sorry Corie) I love the bright paint!
    xoxo

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  4. I think it will look pretty good with the stone, too. Thanks!

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