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.

Stefanie's Inspiration

A Blue Morpho butterfly in Costa Rica

Stefanie's Latest Post

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 »

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

December 7th, 2015

6 Easy Ways to Get Your Home Guest-Ready for the Holidays

The holidays are here and with it come making merry with overnight guests. Making those guests feel as comfortable as possible in your home is the best… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Examples, Inspiration

November 16th, 2015

Colors From Morocco

There are few cities in the world that evoke color inspiration like Marrakech, Morroco. Every alleyway and bazaar is a feast for the eyes in rich jewel… Read more »

Categories: Inspired by Epcot

October 6th, 2015

DIY Vintage Sign-Inspired Artwork

While I definitely appreciate the power of paint to makeover an entire room, one of my most favorite things to do with paint is transform scraps into… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Getting Started, How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips

September 3rd, 2015

How to DIY a Fall Centerpiece With Leftover Paint

Confession time. I have a thing for leftover paint. I can’t seem to throw it away and my collection appears to get bigger and bigger. What to do? So… Read more »

Categories: Painting Tips