Dog-ears and A Sense of Play

Child in Ikea art/playroom from 2015 Ikea Catalog

Me: "Do you want to join me on the couch and look at this catalog with me?" My six-year-old: "No, it's boring." Me: "I'll let you 'doggie-ear' some pages..." Her: *shrugs* Within 5 minutes, she was cuddled up under my arm pointing to pink tables, "oohing" over whimsical lamps, and flipping out … [Read more...]

Subtle shine of matte mirror

Dreamwalls Acid Etched Mirror

Etched glass mirror is a practical alternative to the look of stainless steel in the kitchen when used as a backsplash. Created by taking  high-quality acid-etched glass that has a durable, glare-absorbing permanent etched finish; and taking it through a mirror-making process so that it has the glow … [Read more...]

Blues in the Bath and Beyond

PPG Oceans Of Color Collection: Pacifica, Atlantica, Azuria, and SolarBlue

  This week, we've been sharing some possibilities using tinted glass.  The color is created by manipulating the minerals in the "recipe" of the float glass at the molten stage. This allows for a consistant, uniform color throughout the body of the glass. Bronze, Grays, and now a range … [Read more...]

Going Gray

Gray Grey Float Glass for interior applications

On Monday, we explained a little about tinted float glass and the opportunities for using Bronze Tinted Glass in bathroom environments. But Bronze isn't the only tint color float glass comes in,...there's also Gray glass! Sometimes called "smoke" glass or even "black" glass, it is a glass with a … [Read more...]

Bronze in the Bath

Dreamwalls Tinted Glass Tempered Shower Glass

Bronze tinted glass is created during the float glass manufacturing process. It's not a coating, film, or paint; it is created by manipulating the recipe of the actual glass batch itself in the molten stage of production. The float glass manufacturers only make it during specific "runs" so it is a … [Read more...]

Color Pours Through The William

The William - Pink Suite featuring smoked antique mirror backsplash

The Dreamwalls Social Media Team (ie: Mandy and Holly) recently got away for a long weekend in NYC, and had a great time. We saw art, monuments, architecture, and inspiration everywhere we turned. We were lucky enough to stay in a hotel that suited our color obsession perfectly: The William. Located … [Read more...]

Slideshow: Baccarat in the Big Apple

Baccarat NY Hotel & Residences

This week, we showed you some interesting uses of mirror in the kitchen, and in the bath,....but nobody does either like The Baccarat Hotel & Residences going up in NYC. Since Holly and I are both in NYC for a quick Social Media retreat, we are thinking about swinging by the Baccarat to get a … [Read more...]

9 Mirrors Glow Below

MontgomeryRothInteriorDesign

On Monday, we showed examples of mirrors in kitchen design the went below the island to create some interesting effects. Today, we're looking at a major bathroom mirror trend we've noticed at Gardner Glass Products in the use of mirror below countertops and vanities. This technique makes a great … [Read more...]

Islands Reflect Good Taste

MirrorKitchenIsland

The use of mirrors can reflect beautiful views, and open up visual space and give a sense of airiness. But what if the beautiful view and air is down below? These smart and beautiful kitchen islands use mirrors down below on the kitchen island, and they are stunning. See for yourself: Our … [Read more...]

Antique Mirror is Back

Dreamwalls Antique Mirror 2-Shot

Today we're looking at antique mirror backsplashes in the kitchen. The top demand of a smart kitchen is good lighting, and mirrors easily help illuminate the dark, under-cabinet areas that are where the food prep happen. But many people have reservations that regular mirror will be too "bright" or … [Read more...]