Posts Categorized: crushing on

Artist We Love: Rachel Rogers

November 20, 2015
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The stars aligned the day we discovered the work of San Francisco-based artist, Rachel Rogers. After ooh-ing and ahh-ing at her website portfolio, we were officially head over heels for her custom crests, stationery & invitations. Her whimsical & playful designs are simp... READ MORE >

Color of the Moment: Yellow

April 2, 2014
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We’re unabashedly obsessed with color & it seems we have a new favorite every week. Normally yellow isn’t something we gravitate to but lately we’ve been seeing it pop up in unexpected and chic ways. Like the cheery Presidio Heights breakfast nook designed b... READ MORE >

Hurry Down the Chimney Tonight!

December 20, 2013
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Who doesn’t LOVE the holidays? Sure they can be a tad stressful but in the end it’s all about spending time with family, relaxing, and of course decking the halls with all sorts of festive decor. One of my favorite parts... READ MORE >

Pantone 2014 Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid

December 12, 2013
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Well hello there, perfect shade of pretty pastel pinky-purple. Last week Pantone announced the 2014 Color of the Year and the award goes to (drumroll) “Radiant Orchid”! We weren’t sure anything could top last years malachite-esque green but this comes dangerous... READ MORE >

Playing Favorites: Our Must-Have Coffee Table Books

August 12, 2013
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A design-loving gal can never have enough coffee table books. Not only are they a necessity when creating chic vignettes around your abode but they can also be quite informative and inspiring if you actually read them. All (4) of us at Hillary Thomas are major collectors and alwa... READ MORE >

The Power of Pink

August 7, 2013
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One color we can’t seem to stop thinking about lately (or designing with) is pink. Coral, hot pink, light pink, blush, fuschia, we can’t stop! (And we won’t stop…). We love it paired with kelly green for a Palm Beach chic vibe, or navy blue for a nautical... READ MORE >

We’re Loving: Watercolor Wallpaper

July 31, 2013
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You know how designers always say “You can do wonders with a fresh coat of paint”? We think that a few fresh rolls of wallpaper can put your paint to shame any day. Honestly, is there anything better than a quirky and colorful wallpapered powder room? Say no more. Whi... READ MORE >

Catalog Chic: The Best for Less

July 13, 2013
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The “granny” side in us can’t help but get excited every time a fresh new catalog arrives in our office. We don’t even request them (swear!) but somehow the likes of Wisteria, Ballard Designs and Pottery Barn always find their way to our mail slot and we&... READ MORE >

My Go-To Hues

July 1, 2013
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As a decorator, one thing I’m always getting asked is “What color is that?”. I hate to disappoint but I am not a walking paint fan (although that would be pretty snazzy!), and I don’t always have my Benjamin Moore sku numbers memorized to spew off at the d... READ MORE >

C’est La Vivian Ducas!

June 20, 2013
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Vivian Ducas’ cheery watercolor patterns first caught our attention while perusing Spoonflower, a terribly addicting website which sells unique printed fabrics from hundreds of different artists. The colors, the patterns, the “imperfect perfection” of all her wo... READ MORE >