Most Notable

It was very exciting to have our house honored as one of the city’s Most Notable Historic Properties this past week, especially since 2021 is Columbia’s bicentennial. We attended a ceremony in Historic City Hall and it was quite a treat to learn about the five other homes selected. The …

Pumpkin Seed (MSL236)

The one shade missing from the Sherwin-Williams Arts and Crafts collection is a forest green—a color that complements rich oak furniture, copper …

Morris Room Grey (SW 0037)

I’ve had a Morris style bedspread for years and in my first house, I chose Ralph Lauren’s Fordham Abbey for my bedroom …

Library Pewter (SW 0038)

When we moved in the bathroom walls were a light mint green painted to match the floor and tub tiles. Trust me, …

Hubbard Squash (SW 0044)

I’ve already written about our decision to paint our living room yellow. We chose Hubbard Squash (SW 0044). The room has north …

Rembrandt Ruby (SW 0033)

It took us a long time to decide on the right color for our kitchen. Although we both agreed that the beige …

Jack and Jill

Our house is small so there’s no room for a traditional hallway. The solution? A Jack and Jill bathroom between the two …

Dreaming of Figs

Growing up in California, there were always figs at my grandmother’s house–often candied or turned into cookies–and I can’t get enough of …

Ninth Fourth

I’m not sure how our Fourth of July photos became our way to track our progress on the house but it’s certainly …