Justine Hand


Services Provided
Writing, photography

Business Description
I am a life-long design enthusiast as well as the founder/editor of designskool.net. In addition, I also contribute to Remodelista.com and Babygadget.net.
Location:
Newton Center, MA US 
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Justine Hand 
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Address:
Newton Center, MA 02459 
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Styling: The Enduring Appeal of Laid-back Linen

From tablecloths to sofa covers and gorgeous antique bedding, linen love is here to stay Full Story
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Rejoice in the Charm of Timber-Lined Walls

There's something about timber interior walls that makes the heart skip a beat – here's how they could work at your house Full Story
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You Said It: ‘They Looked at Me Like I Had 10 Heads’

Design advice, inspiration and observations that struck a chord this week Full Story
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Decorating With Antiques: Painted Furniture Brings the Eye Candy

Too much brown got you down? Lighten up with antique furniture decorated with artistic designs or awash in a lovely hue Full Story
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Katy Jordan
Dura Supreme Cabinetry - that is GORGEOUS! I love that the piece draws your eye to it, so that you then notice the lovely backsplash and the island stool. It's a beautiful complement to the rest of the room, and adds some warmth.

I have just acquired (for free!!) two lovely end tables - a standard one-drawer one and a drop-leaf one. They're a really (really) dark wood, and I can hardly wait to get them painted. There are some things I would never paint just because the wood itself is too beautiful to cover, but those are the exceptions for me. I'm not a huge fan of the antiqued look, but I do like a good, creative use of multiple colors like different colored drawer fronts if the colors don't fight one another. For folks a little afraid of paint, there is also the option of removable wallpaper - basically, peel and stick. I'm doing our stairs now - the treads will stay natural wood, and the risers will be papered.
July 21, 2014 at 1:36pm     
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Katy Jordan - Thank you! Your project sounds fun! Will you plan to post photos of the end table when you are done? Mandi @ Dura
July 22, 2014 at 1:32pm   
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