Monthly Archives: May 2012

Weekend Project: Framed Chalkboard

Weekend Project: Framed Chalkboard

Share  I’ve been seeing a lot of framed chalkboards all over the DIY blog network and I wanted one for my kitchen. The thing is, none here in Manila sells black chalkboards (which I can conveniently cut and put in a frame). National Bookstore sells only the fugly green school “blackboards”. I want an actual black chalkboard just like old fashioned coffee shops and delis, not the mossy green ones. So for many months, I …

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Weekend Fab Finds

Weekend Fab Finds

Share Did I tell you that I recently started obsessing over the color Turquoise? For the past years, my signature color was Yellowgreen/Lime because it kind of describes me well. It’s not a color that people usually use so it takes a bit more guts to use such loud, vibrant color (not the pale, muted tone of course.) I wanted something that screams. Something others would think twice on using so Lime was the perfect choice. But lately, …

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Choosing a Color Scheme

Choosing a Color Scheme

ShareSince we moved in to this house two and half years ago, I had endlessly contemplated on what color scheme to use. I initially wanted something bold and daring so we bought a couple of red sofa beds (with the thought that we’re going to move in to a much smaller space within the next 2 years). Most of my design references came from Ikea since I’m a sucker for Scandinavian design. I love the …

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