What I’d Like to do Tonight…

by Kate Franco on January 10, 2011 · 5 comments

Also known as my thoughts on Pantone’s spring 2011 color report.

Old News: Pantone Spring 2011 color report…everyone is dying over honeysuckle! And I agree, yum {bold & cheerful, what’s not to LOVE}…but I think I actually prefer mine as an accent. Especially when paired with some of Pantone’s other top colors for the season.
New News: Using honeysuckle in decor & in the middle of winter no less. {don’t forget all images are clickable if you want to see them up close and personal!}

I’d like to come home from work tonight wearing the delicious coat below, climb into that tub for a long soak, and then immediately get into the gorgeously made bed and admire the needlework on my night table. mmmm. A girl can dream, no?

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Falling Back in Love with SF

by Kate Franco on September 25, 2009 · 2 comments

It’s a good thing I like to write…I woke up this morning and my tongue is…swollen for lack of a better word. Hard to eat, talk, etc. Good times. Anyhow, loads of inspiration this morning, starting via email from my mom, who recommended I immediately check out this general contracting firm. So I did, and here’s what I found.





These are all homes in or around SF. Can you believe it? I was reminded of when Abbs came to visit a couple of weeks ago, and took a bunch of pictures of buildings in my neighborhood. To self: “oh yeah…there are pretty, pretty things here!” So then I really went on a hunt. [click to continue…]