five faves :: gorgeous red white and blue rooms
Friday, July 4, 2014 by {darlene}

Five Faves from Fieldstone Hill Design

Five Faves :: Red White and Blue Rooms

Red white and blue rooms

Happy Independence Day, America!

Today, when sparklers blaze and fireworks fill the night sky, I hope that your day is filled with precious family time and wonderful memory making moments. And, if you find yourself relaxing for a bit, enjoy these pretty and gutsy Red White and Blue rooms. Soak in some Americana.

 My Latest, Most Favorit-est Red White and Blue Rooms:

Gorgeous Red White and Blue Rooms via interior designer @fieldstonehill

{Red white and blue is perfectly at home in the lake house. Has there ever been a more perfect space saving floor plan? The stairs are dresser drawers, people. That rug is completely amazing. Lake living: Pure heaven and completely ditto-worthy. via}

Gorgeous Red White and Blue Rooms via interior designer @fieldstonehill

{This welcoming foyer. In actuality, the rocking pineapple wallpaper is black. But I like to believe, as a die hard navy fan, that it might just be navy. Permit me to dream. The richly painted black and gold furniture. Hello awesome red glossy door. Do you see the red ants? Pretty sconces. And the perfect, welcoming bunch of daisies. Ditto. via}

Gorgeous Red White and Blue Rooms via interior designer @fieldstonehill

{Why be anything other than gutsy? LOVE this bold wallpaper, in all of its red white and blue goodness. All other elements can stay understated as the walls steal the show. That mirror is perfection as well. via.}

Gorgeous Red White and Blue Rooms via interior designer @fieldstonehill

{pretty. and classy. and a stunning way to bring some Red White and Blue into your home. Hello pretty blue and white toile headboard with red taped border. via}

Gorgeous Red White and Blue Rooms via interior designer @fieldstonehill

{I love this space. Design brilliance. It is bold and fun and offbeat and fabulous. If you ever think a wallpaper you picked is too bold, remember this paper, and take courage. George Washington agrees. via}

and. hopping into my sixth fave – because I always like to break the rules, here is a bit of Americana for you:

Gorgeous Red White and Blue Rooms via interior designer @fieldstonehill

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Itching for more Red White and Blue?


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“Five faves” is a great way to focus in on interiors that you truly love. Try it yourself! Gathering several of your MOST fave pics is an excellent exercise in helping you to define your personal style.

Which one is your Fourth-of-July fave? Do tell!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
I am SUPER IN LOVE with the new foil-pressed personalized stationary, just released on Friday, from Minted. It is absolutely gorgeous. This one is my fave. I am thinking it would look lovely with Fieldstone Hill Design at the bottom!

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Click below to get your own, plus the Fourth of July sale!

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ditto-worthy :: the drop dead gorgeous home of Olatz Schnabel
Monday, June 30, 2014 by {darlene}

The Drop Dead Gorgeous home of Olatz Schnabel

 

I am absolutely freakin’ WILD about this ditto-worthy home.  Parisian former model, now interior designer and owner the luxury linen shop “Olatz,” Ms. Schnabel has created a drop dead gorgeous NYC home.

Ditto Worthy:

Spare and opulent, all at the same time. Globally inspired and filled with gutsy color choices. A fellow fuchsia and red lover… and throw in some royal purple and seacoast blues for good measure. It is hard to believe that this apartment lies in SoHo. Every drop of it breathes Europe to me. Especially her floor and tile choices. And that headboard; straight out of a hotel I once stayed in in Northern Italy….

But her bed coverlets. I am ready to give a king’s ransom!

Consider me inspired.

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{all images via The Selby}

{for more images of this amazing home, head here}

I would ditto the coverlets, the rich rich rich colors, the under filled rooms, the rugs, the European and globally found tiles {especially that bathroom}, the bold red around her wardrobe, that headboard, the gorgeous architectural door framing in the picture above, and – probably the only item I can ever truly hope to ditto – the teapot.

What would you ditto from this home?

 

 

 

 

 

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I am into natural choices for my family, and this is the main way I avoided taking any medicines during pregnancy, and now our family is hooked – like ALL of us! My Young Living essential oils are also my business, and the oils are so well loved that they sponsor my blog!!! Thank you, friends! Here is the June freebie for trying the oils with a wholesale Premium Kit via my sponsor number. You get a TON of oils to try, plus a diffuser that fills your home with spa-like fragrance. Enroll by clicking here.

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colorful design board & client sneak peek
Thursday, June 19, 2014 by {darlene}

A Colorful and Happy Living Room

This is a design board that I finished a while ago, and am now getting around to sharing it. What a cheerful space this is!

My client was eager to have a cohesive and comfortable space that met the needs of her family. Particularly important was finding comfortable seating for the comfort hounds in her life. She also wanted color, and a bright and cheerful feeling, while finding a confident mix of patterns. We worked together, first to find a vision for the space that she loved, and then piece by piece to find the perfect resources that would meet her entire family’s needs.

LOVE  the result:

ChristinaS Family Room Design Board, design by @fieldstonehill

{for more design boards from my portfolio, click here}

What I love about this space:

1. This room is all about color. The citrons! Limes and lemons and tangerines. These amazing shades keep this space feeling fresh and alive.

2. Every shade of green. To take the color scheme of citrons one step deeper, I really played around with the greens. I used tones all the way from deep dark moss, to the bright chartreuse of a new leaf. I love how this gives dimension to the space.

3. The dramatic contrast of navy. Navy has the power of contrast in this space because of all the fantastic citrus brights. And because of all the brights popping to the front, the navy has a grounding effect in the room.

4. Fun with pattern. I am so proud of my client for having the guts to move forward with the fun mixings of pattern! Having the guts always pays off!

5. The pops of poppy! A splash of a gutsy color goes a long way. There is cohesiveness with the same shade of poppy spread around the room in lots of little ways. My faves? Those chairs.

6. Neutral sofas… but not much else. This room includes two of the neutral sofa that you see pictured on the design board. We stuck with neutral for the large purchase of the sofas, but then got brave with everything else. Even the upholstered chairs! And the effect is worth it.

Now for the fun part:

Some pics of the room, in progress. So exciting to see it unfold:

Colorful living room, design by @fieldstonehill

Colorful living room, design by @fieldstonehill

Colorful living room, design by @fieldstonehill

Colorful living room, design by @fieldstonehill

Colorful living room, design by @fieldstonehill

 I am so excited to see this space with all of the final touches!!

A special thank you to my client for letting me share these pics while her home is In-Progress. Thank you for welcoming us into your home! It is really looking amazing!

 

What do you think of this eDesign?  Would any of these ideas work for you in your home?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I am into natural choices for my family, and this is the main way I avoided taking any medicines during pregnancy, and now our family is hooked – like ALL of us! My Young Living essential oils are also my business, and the oils are so well loved that they sponsor my blog!!! Thank you, friends! Here is the June freebie for trying the oils with a wholesale Premium Kit via my sponsor number. You get a TON of oils to try, plus a diffuser that fills your home with spa-like fragrance. Enroll by clicking here.

This post is generously sponsored by:

june giveaway young living

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stuff i love // weekend links for living with beauty in the every day
Saturday, June 14, 2014 by {darlene}

Stuff I love. // #livewithbeauty

Welcome to my fifth edition of “Stuff I love,” Weekend Links. Sharing some of my faves with you today:

Stuff I love {weekend links via Fieldstone Hill Design}

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this mission//

My beautiful friend Karin is simply gorgeous inside and out.  And she has a giving spirit and a tender heart for children. Her family has a foundation that focuses on the charitable giving of time and resources, and I so very excited about one of their current projects, The Hope Academy, or Academia de la Esperanza. Can you even imagine? They are building a school! That is SO amazing. And this school will not only help the children, but will also help their parents. You must read more about it here.

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I encourage you to follow along on their journey as the school is built! You can go here to Follow the Weisberg foundation on Facebook, and definitely go here to donate {and not just money, but specific items that any budget could handle!}.

 

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this stunning makeover//

I have been meaning to share about this GORG room makeover by Christine Dovey, for oh, a while now. It is glam to the ninth degree, and every detail has been geared toward drama. And this here former opera singer {what, you didn’t know that about me??} is a COMPLETE sucker for a gorgeous music room. I WANT!

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And you have GOT to click over to her reveal post to see the before and after shots. You will be amazed at the contrast. Christine, my friends, is a totally talented visionary. And every detail of this room proves it. I am in love. Yes, sir.

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this awesome house tour//

My friend Lauren is so very talented. And brilliant. And I love her innate skill with textures, botanicals and neutrals. Take a moment to watch NBC’s Open House Tour on this video and this video, as she brings us into her home for an awesome home tour. You will not regret walking through the doors of her gorgeous home! Enjoy the tour!

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this sale for cute kiddos//

So, I may just be a little obsessed with Tea Collection. I think it has something to do with the fact that I have the cutest baby on earth, and she is my first girl and I can’t stop….

Georgia Lu in various Tea Collection outfits, captured via my Instagram account:

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Oh, and I love the fact that Tea Collection finds their design inspiration globally. Like I did with Georgia Luisa’s nursery.

They are having a huge sale right now. See that dress down there in the clickable image. Georgia has it. Yep. Who can even resist – honestly?

Up to 50% Off Entire Morocco Line at Tea Collection
 

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these great articles for a quality summer//

I always love that Nester reminds us that we only have 18 summers. I need that reminder anew every year.

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And so, since my precious summers with my babies are limited, I should be living them the best way that I know how. I love this article, and how it prompts me to hush my inner critic. Essential for me. Because my critic is very loud.

 

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this DIY-worth-doing //

Little Lights candles Just Be PeacefulHave a hallway that needs an impactful design solution? I just love what my friend Julia did over at Cuckoo for Design. This is a simple project that has major wow factor. Definitely a DIY worth doing. And a HUGE congrats to Julia, who was just named one of Domino’s Best DIY blogs.

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this must-have item

for a toxic-free house with sparkle,

+ a deal//

This is what I use to clean my house. Oh, and my kids use it too. to clean the house. Because it is all natural, I don’t have to worry about them using it. The cinnamon smell rocks my world, and a little bit goes a super long way {I have had mine for over 6 months}. Perk: despite being all natural, it has MAJOR disinfecting power:

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And this is what I keep in my purse  to clean off my kids germy fingers. Same all natural cinnamon and clove goodness. This tiny bottle kills major germs, for all you germ-a-phobes out there:

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And this is what I am giving away for FREE {hooray!} in June. Y’all know how I feel about these amazing oils. We are kind of oil crazy in our family now. Down to the littlest one {she loves Thieves oil for relief of teeth pain, and she loves Gentle Baby}:

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Have a great weekend, friends! Happy Weekend Browsing!

 

 

 

 

 

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