April 2015

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Spring Thaw, pages 26-28 

Woven chargers—Serena and Lily; serenaandlily.com. White flatware similar items available—World Market; worldmarket.com. Blue melamine plates, hanging lantern, tall glass lantern on table—Target; target.com. Metal benches painted yellow after purchase—Overstock.com; overstock.com. Paint for benches Lemongrass spray paint by Rust-Oleum—Home Depot; homedepot.com. Dessert cups holding flower heads—Libbey Glass; libbey.com. Aqua glasses Marta—CB2; cb2.com. Drink umbrellas—Party City; partycity.com.  Fat quarters fabrics used as napkins—DuckaDilly; duckadilly.com. Pashmina used as tablecloth—Fashion Anything; fashionanything.com. Pillow fabrication—Sonja Rae Carmon, Cambridge, Iowa. Glass and ceramic lanterns from the Better Homes & Gardens® collection—Walmart; walmart.com

10 Things to Love About a Live-In Kitchen, pages 31-36

Learn more about Chelsea Shukov's business at sugarpaper.com. Interior designer: Leslie Hunt, Leslie L. Hunt Interior Design, Los Angeles; 310/471-7036; llhinteriors.comHome-automation systems—Gizmo Custom systems; gizmo-la.comBreakfast room: table—IKEA; ikea-usa.com. Chairs—Calypso St. Barth; calypsostbarth.com. Pendant light Thomas O'Brien Extra Large Hicks 2 Light Pendant—Circa Lighting; circalighting.com.

Living room: sectional sofa custom. Armchair Butterfly Chair from the John Derian collection—Cisco Home; ciscohome.net. Rug—Calypso St. Barth; calypsostbarth.com. Ottoman—Ethan Allen; ethanallen.com. Bench custom with vintage textile—homeowners' collection. Pillows and throws on sectional—through Leslie L. Hunt Interior Design, Los Angeles; 310/471-7036; llhinteriors.com

Kitchen: range, hood, refrigerator—Viking Range Corp.; 888/845-4641; vikingrange.com. Light fixture—HD Buttercup; hdbuttercup.comWall paint White Dove—Benjamin Moore; 888/236-6667; benjaminmoore.com. Notebooks—Sugar Paper; sugarpaper.com.

Look Alive!, pages 40-42

Color experts: Nancy Evars and Dimitra Anderson, Evars + Anderson Interior Design, San Francisco; 650/248-0709; evarsanderson.com.

Sources for tender green paint colors include:

Benjamin Moore; benjaminmoore.comColorhouse Paint; colorhousepaint.comPPG Architectural Finishes, Inc.; 800/441-9695; ppgpittsburghpaints.com. Pratt & Lambert Paints; 800/289-7728; prattandlambert.comThe Valspar Corp., available through Lowe's; lowes.com.

Design and fabrication of pillows and decorative soft goods—Evars + Anderson Interior Design; evarsanderson.com. Side tables Hollywood Nightstand—Modshop; modshop1.com. Fabric for window treatment Imperial Trellis—F. Schumacher & Co.; fschumacher.com (to the trade). Bedding—Serena and Lily, Inc.; serenaandlily.com. Green lamp Reynolds green table lamp—Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc.; bassettfurniture.com. Wallcovering Manila Hemp in Kelly Green—Phillip Jeffries, Ltd.; phillipjeffries.com. Navy pillows—available through Lotus Bleu; lotusbleudesign.com

Master Strokes, pages 104-109

Self-taught gardener and creator—Kim Visokey; gardenfreak.com.

Best Garden Ever, pages 57-60

Chair and table; Sifas Kolorado; hoffmiller.com

Coffee table and chairs; Sifas Oskar Collection; hoffmiller.com

Containers; ravennagardens.comDwarf arctic willow; naturehills.comKatsura Pieris; rarefindnursery.com. Cushion bush; anniesannuals.com. Blue Gem alpine plum yew; monrovia.com for a retailer near you. Copper Cascade heucherella; springhillnursery.com. Silver Falls dichondra, Autumnale fuchsia; provenwinners.com for a retailer near you. Torch angel wing begonia; gardenharvestsupply.com. Gartenmeister fuchsia; whiteflowerfarm.com.

Itty-Bitty Getaway, pages 66-71

Interior designer: Arlene Lord, Lord Design, Portland, Oregon; 503/974-9689; lordinteriordesign.com.

Playhouse remodel construction: BC Custom Construction, Oregon City, Oregon; 503/722-8700; bccustomconstruction.net.

Landscape design and installation: Distinctive Landscaping & Design, Inc., Canby, Oregon; 503/266-6129.

Screen doors custom—Metke Remodeling and Luxury Homes; remodelerportlandoregon.com. Exterior light fixture—Restoration Hardware; restorationhardware.com. Wall paint Shark Skin, door paint Childhood Crush—Miller paint; millerpaint.com. Trim paint Devine Icing by Devine Paint—Target; target.com. Crystal doorknobs—Anthropologie; anthropologie.com. Beds—Justin and Burks, Portland, Oregon; 503/234-6414. Green dresser—Stars Antiques Mall; starsantique.com. Blankets, floral pillows—Filling Spaces; fillingspaces.com. Black light fixtures—Lamps Plus; lampsplus.com. Chandelier Treetop—Currey and Co.; curreycodealers.com. Green swirl, chicken, and rabbit pillows—CB2; cb2.com. Owl pillows—Alberta Street Owls; albertastreetowls.com. Rug—Sofa Table Chair; sofatablechair.com. Decking—TimberTech; timbertech.com

Ready, Set, Clean!, pages 74-78

Cleaning professionals interviewed:

Aby Garvy; simplify101.com. Becky Rapinchuk; cleanmama.net. Leslie Reichert; greencleaningcoach.com. Mary Findley; marymoppins.com. Blue bucket—The Lucky Clover Trading Co.; luckyclovertrading.com. Dustpan, dusting brush—Brook Farm General Store; brookfarmgeneralstore.com. Broom—Nessentials; nessentials.com. Beeswax-base wood cleaner Williamsville Wax—H.F. Staples; hfstaples.com. Furniture gliders—Amazon; amazon.com, search: furniture gliders. Large-size baking soda for cleaning—Arm & Hammer; armandhammer.com. Dusting wand—Amazon; amazon.com, search: E-cloth dusting wand. 

In Good Supply, page 80

Clear bins, cleaning caddy—Target; target.com. White plastic bins—IKEA; ikea-usa.com. Woven basket, basket holding vacuum attachments—The Container Store; containerstore.com. Ironing board cover—West Elm; westelm.com. Ironing board—Bernina; bernina.com.

Household Helpers, page 86

Dryer fabric softener All Free and Clear Dryer Sheets—Amazon; amazon.com. Floor cleaner Pledge FloorCare Multi Surface Concentrated Cleaner—Home Depot USA, Inc.; homedepot.com. Laundry stain remover Clorox Smart Seek Bleach, convenience cleaning Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Tub & Shower—Walmart; walmart.com. Dishwasher detergent Finish Powerball Power & Free Tablets—Finish; finishdishwashing.com. Liquid laundry detergent Arm & Hammer Plus Oxiclean Ultra Power—Arm & Hammer; armandhammer.com. Dish soap Dawn Hand Renewal with Olay Beauty—Dawn; dawn-dish.com

Making Connections, pages 92-99

Architect—Rehkamp-Larson Architects, Inc., Minneapolis; 612/285-7275; rehkamplarson.comInterior designer—Alecia Stevens, Alecia Stevens Interiors, Minneapolis; 612/827-7447; aleciastevens.comBuilder—Reuter Walton Construction, Minneapolis; 612/823-3489; reuterwalton.comLandscape architect—Ron Beining Associates, Minneapolis; 612/418-0772; rbalandscape.com

Sunporch: chair at French doors Eames Chair—Room & Board; roomandboard.com. Sofa—Cisco Brothers; ciscobrothers.com. Ottoman—Lee Industries; leeindustries.com. Rug—Aubry Angelo; aubryangelo.com. Light wood frame chair—Design Within Reach; dwr.com. Pillows—Wisteria; wisteria.com

Living room: wall treatment plaster—Otto Painting & Design; ottopaintingdesign.com. Vases in cabinet—The Object Enthusiast; theobjectenthusiast.com. Coffee table custom design—Alecia Stevens Interiors; aleciastevens.com. Rug—Aubry Angelo; aubryangelo.com. Chairs—Oly; olystudio.com (to the trade). Ceiling light Artic Pear—Ochre; ochre.net

Kitchen: barstools from the Andy collection by Paul James—available through Grand Rapids Chair; grandrapidschair.com. Cabinet paint Silver Song—Benjamin Moore; benjaminmoore.com. Backsplash tile—Rubble Tile; rubbletile.com. Pendant light—Lightworks; lightworkslighting.com. Rug—John Robshaw; johnrobshaw.com

Outdoor porch: lights CL13 M/N Star light—Vaughan Designs; vaughandesigns.com. Chairs—Wisteria; wisteria.comOffice: floor runner—Mille; shopmille.com. Chair—Design Within Reach; dwr.com. Desk light—Target; target.com

Screen porch: pouf—Serena and Lily, Inc.; serenaandlily.com. Chairs—Historic Studio; historicstudio.com

Pasta's New Day, pages 110-114 

Handmade textured serving plates, assorted; High Street Pottery; highstreetpotterydsm.com.

I Did It!, page 170

Outdoor dining chairs Sabrina—Room & Board; roomandboard.com. Multicolor striped melamine dinnerware from the Grass collection—French Bull; frenchbull.com

Great Escape, pages Z2-Z4

Architect: Eddie Maestri, AIA, Maestri, LLC, Dallas; 214/ 823-1001; designwhereyoulive.com.

Contractor: Herman Darden, LLC, Dallas; 214/766-9670; hermandarden.com.

Landscape designer: Christa McCall, Paper Kites Studio, Dallas; 314/795-0758; paperkites-studio.com.

Front exterior: exterior wall paint Alabaster SW7008—The Sherwin-Williams Co.; sherwin-williams.com. Doors—Ricca's Architectural Demolishing Corp.; riccasarchitectural.com. Red planters—Jackson's Home and Garden; jacksonshg.com. Plant material—Ruibal's Plants of Texas; ruibals.com.

Porch: daybed, curtains, side table—West Elm; westelm.com. Wood folding chair—IKEA; ikea-usa.com.         

Planters—Jackson's Home and Garden; jacksonshg.com. Hanging lamp—Bevolo; bevolo.com. Wire chairs—Iron Accents, Inc.; ironaccents.comJute rug—World Market; worldmarket.com. Blue rug, striped pillows on daybed—Serena and Lily; serenaandlily.com. Pillows on chairs—Wisteria; wisteria.com

Who Needs Walls?, pages N2-N8

Interior designer—M.L. Stockwell, M.L. Stockwell Interiors; Newport Beach, California, and Jacksonville, Oregon; 714/325-4403.

General contractorKane Cassidy, Olive Tree Construction, Inc., Newport Beach, California; 949/378-8456; ocolivetreeconstruction.com.

Garden designer—Molly Wood, Molly Wood Garden Design, Costa Mesa, California; 949/548-1611; mollywoodgardendesign.com.

Kitchen: range, range hood—Miele, Inc.; 800/843-723; mieleusa.com. Cabinet hardware—Restoration Hardware; restorationhardware.com. Clear glass canisters—Bed Bath & Beyond; bedbathandbeyond.com. Metal trough on island counter—Molly Wood Garden Design; mollywoodgardendesign.com. Runner—Zinc Café and Market; zinccafe.com. Toaster—Dualit; dualit.com.

Dining room: dining table—Kim 3 International Furnishings; kim3.com. Lighting—Vaughan Lighting; vaughandesigns.com. Bifold door to exterior—NanaWall; nanawall.com. Succulent plants—Molly Wood Garden Design; mollywoodgardendesign.com.

Patio: table, chairs—West Elm; westelm.com. Cushion fabrics—Perennials Outdoor Fabrics; perennialsfabrics.com. Bluestone paving, hanging lanterns, all vases and containers, chairs at fireplace, side table—Molly Wood Garden Design; 494/548-1611; mollywoodgardendesign.com.


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