{friday finds: top hirshfield’s blogs of 2012}

As another year comes to an end, it’s hard not to sit back for a minute and reminisce about all of the things 2012 will be remembered for. The London Olympics, the Presidential election, the rise of ombre in fashion and design and, of course, Tangerine Tango being crowned the 2012 Color of the Year. For a closer look back on what the design community was buzzing about in 2012, we’ve rounded up the most read Hirshfield’s blogs of 2012…

As Seen at Hirshfield’s
Eye spy, from the pages of the February and March issues of House Beautiful, lots of lovelies you’ll find at Hirshfield’s Design Studio and at our retail stores. Benjamin Moore paint, Phillip Jeffries wallpaper and Kravet fabric can all be found in House Beautiful and at Hirshfield’s!

Benjamin Moore

House Beautiful, Benjamin Moore Inner Glow on the walls

Best Paint Color for Accent Walls
An accent wall can define a space, add interest to a room and even highlight an architectural feature of your home. But with endless paint color options to choose from, how do you decide which color is the best for an accent wall in your home? Kathy Basil of Hirshfield’s Design Studio in Minneapolis gives her opinion on the subject in this post.

accent wall paint

Martha Stewart

Pottery Barn DIY Video & Kids Colors Spring 2012
This video tutorial from Pottery Barn shows just how easy it is to paint numbers and letters on a wall – perfect for a play room or child’s bedroom. This is an affordable, DIY project that transforms a room from plain to “I love that room.” Pottery Barn’s Spring/Summer 2012 paint collection is the perfect starting point for gathering inspiration for your room makeover.

minneapolis paint

Pottery Barn

Get Your Pink On
In honor of Valentine’s Day, the Hirshfield’s blog went PINK! Showcasing beautiful pink rooms, accents and exteriors.

minneapolis wallpaper

House to Home – Osborne & Little Wallpaper

Celebrating Father’s Day with Man Cave Design
Our dads do a lot for us – and they deserve to be honored on Father’s Day and everyday! If your dad is the type who would appreciate a great “man cave” retreat we’ve got the tips to make it happen. With some inspiration we found from Man Caves on DIY Network you’ll have your man cave ready to go in no time.

man cave

DIY Network

Here’s to a fabulous and fashionable 2013! Look for lots of new blog content to come in the new year. Happy holidays from Hirshfield’s!

Hirshfield’s is your local Minneapolis-St. Paul paint retailer. The paint experts at Hirshfield’s are here to help you with everything from window-treatments to paint colors. Hirshfield’s manufactures paint right here in Minneapolis.

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