Farrow & Ball: How to Decorate

The authors of Farrow & Ball’s How to Decorate were in DC this fall; and for the holidays, designer Raji RM decorated the DC showroom window for DIFFA.

“Painted” Candles: Jo Malone and Farrow & Ball

I came home the other day to find a box on my doorstep, and here’s what I found inside: I’m not normally a candle person, but for Jo Malone? I would certainly make an exception! I had known this was coming, as the PR lady from Farrow & Ball had told me about a partnership […]

Painting Adventures in the Dining Room

Now that Jim completed the tables for our basement (see my previous post here), we’ve turned out attention to the dining room, whose striped wallpaper always made me feel like we were eating in a jail cell: We had already updated the window treatments and seat cushions with a great Brunschwig & Fils pattern — […]

Bare Bones at the DC Design House

Walking through a designer showhouse before it’s been decorated really brings home the giant task designers have on their hands — and they only have a month or so to beautify it. The organizers of the DC Design House, which will benefit the National Children’s Medical Center when it opens to tours April 9 through […]