Category: Fireplaces

25 Feb

Yellowing Leaves to a Portuguese Laurel

When Portuguese laurel’s (Prunus lusitanica) evergreen leaves turn yellow, something may be seriously amiss. Hardy at U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 7 through 9, this resilient tree should offer year-round luster and beauty. Several underlying issues could be behind yellow Portuguese laurel leaves. Identifying the issues and creating prompt corrections may restore your […]
18 Feb

Flights of Fancy: Painted Stair Runners

Stair runners are excellent at maintaining steps quiet and comfortable underfoot, but sometimes they feel somewhat formal. Stair runners that are painted are a terrific choice. They create the illusion of a runner but certainly are far more casual — and the layout options are as boundless as your imagination. Painted stair runners aren’t right […]
18 Oct

11 Colors From the Spice Cabinet

Want to liven up your own palette? Take a glimpse in the pantry. From saffron yellow and paprika red to nutmeg and cinnamon browns, inspiration is hiding right in the spice jars. Jennifer Brouwer (Jennifer Brouwer Design Inc) Turmeric yellows and lush textures radiate luxury in this monochromatic room. Since the colors are retained tone-on-tone, […]