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

Dos and Don’ts for Decorating a Man Cave

Those lucky enough to have space for a man cave can sometimes get tripped up on just how to outfit it properly. Follow these simple tips for creating a… Read more »

June 30th, 2015

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 »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

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