Stefanie Schiada

Stefanie Schiada is author of the lifestyle and design blog Brooklyn Limestone. Started to record the renovation of a 100-year-old home, her blog also includes DIY projects, travel and entertaining.

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Stefanie's Latest Post

Create a Simply Festive Front Door for July Fourth

It’s hard not to love a holiday but decorating for each one can be a bit of a chore. Thankfully you can outfit your front door area for a festive July… Read more »

June 4th, 2015

How to DIY an Outdoor Magnetic Chalkboard

The Outdoor Magnetic Chalkboard I created earlier this year has been such a hit, it easily qualifies for the best thing I made this year! Not only does… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips

May 6th, 2015

How to Brighten Your Bathroom with Grey

Is your bathroom loaded with white tile and fixtures but you’re struggling with a paint choice? Looking for a way to brighten your bathroom without a… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Before & Afters, Painting Tips

December 23rd, 2014

Making Merry With Neutral Colors

While I am certainly a sucker for a bright holiday displays, translating that into something tasteful inside your home can be overload for the senses…. Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

December 11th, 2014

How to Make a DIY Stocking Hanger Box

When our family went from a twosome to a threesome last year, I couldn’t wait to get new stockings made but I couldn’t quite find stocking holders that… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, How to Paint, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

October 30th, 2014

It’s Fall Y’all: Find the Perfect Fall Colors to Suit Your Personality

Fall is absolutely my favorite time of year but I know I’m not alone. If you are a fall fanatic like me and looking for fall colors to use in your home,… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

October 8th, 2014

6 Unexpected & Inviting Front Door Colors

Want to give your exterior an instant makeover with minimal effort? A fresh color on your front door can update the personality of your whole home. The… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Planning Your Project

September 19th, 2014

How To Prep & Paint Indoor Furniture for Outdoor Use

One often overlooked way to outfit a beautiful exterior space is to add pieces of old or unwanted indoor furniture outdoors – you simply have to know… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips

July 31st, 2014

The Best Paint Colors for a White Kitchen

Picking a wall color for a white kitchen may seem simple, it’s easily one of the most popular questions I get about paint color selection. Perhaps… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Kitchens, Planning Your Project

May 27th, 2014

Playhouse Makeover with Paint

Parenthood can sometimes mean putting up with some decor faux pas for the sake of our littles’ enjoyment. While this is sometimes unavoidable (I’m… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, Nurseries