Blog Watch

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Our picks to click this week:

Katiedid ( treats readers to a bounty of design inspiration for the classic (and always stylish) pairing of black and white. A favorite look: mixing black and white with the old and the new and a touch of the unexpected, such as the photo of a guest room with black-and-white flocked wallpaper, a slick Eames chair and a Swedish-style grandfather clock -- in red.

A guest blogger on Decor8 ( contributes striking before-and-after photos of refinished vintage chairs. See the "Furniture Spruce Up by Turquoise LA" posting to witness the wonders of what a little lacquer and minor reupholstering can do.

Pining for postings on purple? Get your fill of the current color trend by checking out Patricia Gray ( and Design*Sponge ( The bloggers provide pictures and products aplenty.

Terri Sapienza

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