Things We Love: Black Lacquer Furniture

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Sleek, shiny, sophisticated and super sexy… Black lacquer is the ultimate chic, glamorous touch of black in any room. Here are some of our favorite examples:
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Kelly Wearstler Design

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Elle Decor
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Kwinter Design

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Happy Monday, friends! We hope it’s a wonderful start to the week!

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In Good Taste: Peter Zimmerman Architect

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We stumbled upon a few of the gorgeous designs by Peter Zimmerman and John Toates of Peter Zimmerman Architects and are totally obsessed. In their words, their “design philosophy is deeply rooted in the historic traditions of architecture: classical proportion and scale, the balance of shadow and light, and the importance of the sustainable relationship between materials.”  Those are just a few of the reasons we think these architects’ work is in good taste.

We hope you are all having a wonderful week!

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Things We Love: Painted Paneling

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Nothing adds that infusion of laid-back, casual style like painted paneling.
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It is that spot of well-worn, “Oh, I’ve been here before” wisdom that can define an old home and make a new one feel seasoned.
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It’s that touch of dimension and texture that makes a plain, white wall feel anything but boring.
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It’s a simple way to give an infusion of style to those small spaces without making them seem overwhelming.
Matthew Sapera Design
Of course, we probably don’t even need to tell you that we love it most in a beach house.
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Even if you don’t have one of those great, old cottages with original, breathable tongue and groove, it makes it feel that way.
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I’ve just realized that this post is supposed to be on painted paneling in general… It seems we might have a penchant for white. What a surprise!
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White painted paneling is such a pretty contrast to a dark table and floors. 
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Plus, it just makes everything feel light, open and airy.
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And, when you get right down to it, we can’t really think of a better way to feel!
Oh my goodness… Is it Thursday already? Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun?!

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In Good Taste: Party Resources!

We are so thrilled to have Kate from Party Resources guest posting for us today! Her beautiful blog is filled with fabulous inspiration from an event planner extraordinaire. From chic design to the perfect appetizer, Kate is always full of great ideas. Thanks so much for sharing with us today!
Beth and Kristy (the fab mother-daughter duo behind Design Chic) are two of my favorite bloggers. (Not to mention some of the most stylish!) I am delighted to be included in their “In Good Taste” Series. Our blog is all about entertaining and to me, any good event has to start with a welcoming and warm home. Your home really should rise up to meet not only you but also your guests. In my opinion, nobody creates more inviting spaces than Amanda Nisbet:

From living rooms to dining rooms and event the kitchen, her eye is flawless! To be sure, she is “in good taste.”

Photos: Amanda Nisbet and House Beautiful

Thanks again, Kate! We hope you all have a great Tuesday. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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