Q/A Betsy Burnham

Ferreira, Brielle M.
November 2013
Coastal Living;Nov2013, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p16
An interview with designer Betsy Burnham is presented. She recommends to limit the use of wallpaper to a smaller area. Burnham says that she does not follow the design rule of not painting a small room with a dark color. She also chooses white over other colors like beige or cream and mixes it crisp colors such as coral and lavender for beach houses.


Related Articles

  • Old-House Products.  // Old House Journal;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p81 

    Focuses on interior decoration equipment and supplies available as of November 2005. Olympic Paints and Stains; Pro-Series SF 550 High-Performance Subfloor and Deck Adhesive; No Strip! Wallpaper Primer from Roman Decorating Products.

  • Switch Your Switch Plates.  // Real Simple;Mar2004, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p64 

    People repaint, repaper, or repanel their rooms but keep the old plastic switch plates and outlet covers, which are low-key eyesores. The look of a room can be improved by replacing them. There are many on-line sources that offer switch plates and outlet covers in all sorts of configurations....

  • cozy is…Quiet. Schultz, Frances // House Beautiful;Dec2007, Vol. 149 Issue 12, p78 

    An interview with interior designer Betsy Burnham is presented. She explained how she developed the idea of creating a subtle and sophisticated yet cozy atmosphere for a house in Manhattan Beach, California. She described the changes that she made to the house to make it comfortable. She also...

  • Wall treatment can make a big impact for small price. Sheats, Jeff // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/28/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 17, p9B 

    The article discusses the importance of wall treatments in beautifying home interiors. It mentions a brief history of wall treatments. It offers tips on the proper selection of paint including the use appropriate colors in ceilings and walls. It also mentions the essence of using wallpapers, and...

  • Wallcoverings.  // Contract;Dec2003, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p110 

    Presents photographs of various wall coverings.

  • Starring Roll. Newell, Sarah // Real Simple;Sep2006, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p36 

    The article provides several tips on how to use leftover wallpaper to dress up the house or accent a room in easy and unexpected ways in the U.S. It includes a description of various leftover wallpapers that are used in interior decoration, as well as instructions on how they can be used to...

  • papered Kitchens. Poore, Patricia // Old-House Interiors;Feb2012, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p30 

    The article discusses the use of wallpaper in decorating kitchens. It states that wallpapers were found in rural or poor kitchens during the Victorian period, and cites the availability of papers with kitchen motifs in the 1930s. It further reveals that wallpapered kitchens became popular during...

  • Local scene. Duff, Fiona // Australian House & Garden;Feb2005, Issue 2, p27 

    This article presents information regarding latest design and trends in table styling. One should set the table to suit one's mood with this stylish range of plates, bowls and cups from Wooltara Australia. The Sands range of fabrics, wallpaper and homewares is the latest collection from...

  • Art: 19th-century French wallpaper. Cuadrado, John A. // Architectural Digest;Oct95, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p162 

    For most of the 19th century, the world's enthusiam for French wallpaper seemed boundless. French "papier peint" was recognized as technically and aesthetically unsurpassed.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics