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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A Blue Morpho butterfly in Costa Rica

Stefanie's Latest Post

Painting soffits and other necessary evils

Struggling to decide how to paint soffits, uneven ceilings and other necessary evils in your home? Use a few tricks of the trade to make your paint… Read more »

December 1st, 2016

Use neutral colors to create a restful child’s bedroom

There are 2 types of people in this world. Those that find a riot of color energizing and those that find it aggravating. Count me in the second camp… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Examples, How to Paint, Inspiration, Nurseries, Painting Tips

November 28th, 2016

Paint Palettes Inspired by Venice

It only takes one trip to the paint chip section of your local hardware store to be overwhelmed. So instead of having endless options, I like to go to… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

October 4th, 2016

Create a Nursery That Mother & Baby Will Love

Getting ready for a baby? Creating the perfect nursery can be tricky since it must serve a myriad of functions — especially if you are limited on space… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Inspiration, Nurseries, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

August 19th, 2016

Timeless Tips for Your Master Bathroom

One of the struggles of renovation and design is the delicate balance between incorporating elements that are on trend versus making more timeless… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Color, Planning Your Project

July 21st, 2016

Your Guide to a Stylish Patio

The dog days of summer are upon us, which means everyone tends to move outdoors for some cool breezes. Whether you have a tiny patio or an expansive… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

July 12th, 2016

8 Reasons to Create a White Living Room

Let’s be honest – white rooms can sometimes get a bad rap. “Uninspired”, “flat” and “boring” are three comments I’ve heard about white. Let’s dispel… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

June 10th, 2016

Stylize Your Stairs With Paint

If you haven’t heard it before, paint is the most affordable way to transform a space. With a little paint and a little patience, you can add character… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Dens, Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

May 12th, 2016

Make a Statement With Your Ceiling

If you are picking paint color for a room, it might feel like an impossible task to be both neutral and bold at the same time. The eternal struggle to… Read more »

Categories: Color, How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

January 12th, 2016

Decorating Tips Stolen From Museums

The truth is, decorating can be overwhelming! Luckily, inspiration is everywhere and you can steal borrow ideas from places that have meaning to you…. Read more »

Categories: Examples, How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project