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Organza

“Organza” by Sherwin Williams (#6637)
Perfect for your little girl’s bedroom or bath.
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Rock Your Babe In Your Crib

Are you ready for week 2 of “Rock Your Babe In Your Crib”?  Did you do Step 1 and Step 2?
What did you discover in the process of getting organized and making notes in your notebook or journal?  What ideas did you come up with?
This week we are going to continue the adventure of discovering your style. 
Which of the below pictures do you gravitate to upon first glance?  You might want to print out a page and circle the ones that get your attention.  Try not to think about them.  Just go with your gut instinct at your very first glance. 
Which would you say best fits your lifestyle or the lifestyle you would like your living or live/work environment to support?

Which would you say best fits your lifestyle or the lifestyle you would like your living or live/work environment to support?

Make a one word note under each picture that you circled which describes what you like about it.

Look at the common thread which would summarize your style based on what stood out for you in the circled pictures.
Did you learn anything about yourself and what you like that you didn’t know? 
Is there anything you liked that surprised you?
Write out a sentence that will summarize your style and keep these pages for your notebook or leather journal you have purchased for your journey of creating a crib that will Rock Your Babe.

Threshold Taupe

“Threshold Taupe” by Sherwin Williams (#7501)

If you’re among the many who have accused gray of being cold, I hope this color will change your mind.  This color falls into the general category I like to call “french gray,” a color only designers can identify with because they used the Prismacolor marker this color while pulling all nighters in design school!  It’s a spectacular marriage of brown and gray in a soft, liveable neutral.

Homburg Gray

“Homburg Gray” by Sherwin Williams (#7622)

If ever a paint company has perfectly captured a color from nature, this is it.  Doesn’t this look just like the night sky when only a sliver of the day’s sun remains?  I found this color after driving home several evenings and thinking that surely some paint company had been genious enough to bottle the sky.

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Practically Eco: Countertops

Wanting to be more conscience about being green? Countertops are a great place to start and a quick update for any remodel. There is no better time to be going green; with so many manufactures trying to market us folks going green, there are many products to chose from!


ICESTONE
Made from 100% recycled glass and concrete Icestone offers a unique and great environmentally safe product for you home. Receiving MBDC’s Cradle to Cradle Silver Certification for its durable surface and the production process used to produce it; Icestone defines green!







PAPERSTONE

PaperStone is a sustainable composite material made from 100% post-

consumer recycled paper. While it will assume a pleasing, lustrous, rich-aged patina appearance over time, it is just one of wonderful characteristic of the material. Paperstone offers a variety of neutral, natural colors that can be used in many different styles of homes.


ECO
Recycled porcelain, glass, mirrors, industrial vitrified ashes and corn oil make up 75% of Eco countertops. With 10 styles and colors, I am sure one would be right for you! Eco is manufactured by the same company that produces the home brand, Silestone.


NATURAL STONE
It’s all natural! Water is the only ‘chemical’ used to quarry and fabricate natural stone. Most quarries and fabrication shops recycle and reuse their water over and over again. Many quarries are out to preserve the land to what it was before they started quarrying the stone. Check out some of my previous posts to see a few more of your natural stone options.






Many of your green options will allow you to get LEED points as well. With so many color and style options, I am sure I can help find something that you’ll love!