• Color Chart: Faux Bois

    OK, I suppose this isn't really a color so much as a design trend. However, you can use it like an accent color, and it's a fun look, so I think it's worth bending the rules a little bit! So...what is it? The French term "faux bois" literally means "false wood", and...
  • DIY It: Wood Grain Everywhere!

    DIY projects using wood grain are highly gratifying. It's always attractive, blends easily into existing decor, and is very versatile. Print these images at home and run wild with them. Try these quick fun projects: Use cover or writing stock to create cards and stationery. For coasters...
  • A Faux Bois Fanatic

    Yes, it’s true, I am a Faux Bois fanatic. Faux Bois, roughly translated means “fake wood” and is everywhere these days. From wallpaper to rugs and everything in between the trompe l’oeil design is current, playful and deserves a second look. I think there a couple of ways that...
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