It’s a pretty exciting episode today. When brainstorming how to celebrate our 100th episode, we wanted to talk about everything we’ve learned and all of the best tidbits our guests have shared with us. We hope you’ll enjoy it!
What You’ll Hear on This Episode:
- How and why we started the show
- Who we’d want to hire as our interior designers
- Gil Schafer talked about thinking of your outdoor spaces as rooms
- The best color temperature for your light bulbs
- Dimmers are our best friends!
- Susan Ferrier’s advice about strengthening a view by placing furniture in front of it and why she loves banquettes and mixing dining chairs
- Nancy Braithwaite‘s concept about a power statement
- Pappas Miron talking about how your exterior spaces should influence your interior spaces
- Brian McCarthy’s talk about collage boards and how they can help you envision where items will work together
- Rachel Cannon’s design manta “haste makes waste”
- Why a floor plan will tell you what you need
- Recurring themes — designing around the life you live
- Meg Braff’s talking about mixing fabrics and how repetition makes it intentional
- Liz Bauer’s talk about mixing whites and why you shouldn’t worry about it so much
- Amy Vermillion’s tip about testing paint color by using a board and folding it to see the shadows
- Ashley Whittaker’s strategy for finding a common thread for color as you go throughout your room
- Collections and why you should display them all together versus scattering them around the house
- Bill Peace’s thoughts on collections and why they’re important to creating a home that feels personal
- Keith Arnold’s pyramid tip for styling
- 4 Things that every room needs according to photo stylist Stacy Kunstel
- Don’t forget to watch Karen’s basement tour on IGTV!
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Congratulations! So pleased for you all and my thanks for so many informative, fun podcasts- remember hearing the first one ! Thank you and here is to many more!
Oh my goodness, what a fun episode! Congratulations on 100, and here’s to 100 more!
Quick question. I’m fascinated by Karen’s dining room crown molding. I have drapes that my ,other and I made (ok, I described what I wanted, and my mom sewed every stitch). Unfortunately, I had her make them too short (this was before I started listening to y’all). Karen’s crown molding looks like it could solve my problem. Does it go clear to the ceiling or is there a drop from the ceiling to the top of the (what looked like to me the “top’ of the crown molding). Sorry, not trying to be a stalker! But I see so many touches that I just L-O-V-E.