The New Normal

Tile-o-Rama

I was reading Remodelista, when I stumbled on an article all about patchwork tile.  First of all, it's AWESOME!

Handmade  Purpura   tiles

Handmade Purpura  tiles

Made a Mano tiles made from their  Novecento  line 

Made a Mano tiles made from their Novecento line 

These kitchens immediately made me think of the kitchen set from The New Normal, which was going for a classic California Spanish Colonial feel.

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And just because they are so pretty, here are more pictures of tile:

Umbrian home designed by Paola Navone, a mix of Moroccan tiles of her own design, from Carocim .

Umbrian home designed by Paola Navone, a mix of Moroccan tiles of her own design, fromCarocim.

Stella McCartney Soho store staircase

Stella McCartney Soho store staircase

New and Normal

I was watching The New Normal (super spotty TV show) and in one scene there were two things that peaked my interested:

What a manly headboard, without it being over the top medieval.  Most headboards often strike me as feminine or minimalist, so this one was a nice change.   

What a manly headboard, without it being over the top medieval.  Most headboards often strike me as feminine or minimalist, so this one was a nice change.   

One day I would like to have a painting and spot light it, but a lot of "one days" have to happen first.    One day I will own a painting that is large enough and I am proud enough of it to spot light it.  One day I will own my own home where I can mess with is structurally.  One day I will think hiring an electrician to wire a spot light for me is necessary   

One day I would like to have a painting and spot light it, but a lot of "one days" have to happen first.  

One day I will own a painting that is large enough and I am proud enough of it to spot light it.  One day I will own my own home where I can mess with is structurally.  One day I will think hiring an electrician to wire a spot light for me is necessary