Michael Penney

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Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Sweet Violet

When former H&H style editor Michael Penney opened his first store, Penney & Co., in 2012, he never imagined it would spawn a spin-off within as many years. By late 2013, he had moved the store to a larger location, and later opened Sweet Violet, for bed, bath…

Dining Room

Michael Penney’s Living & Dining Room

Tour his budget savvy main floor.

Design News

Michael Penney’s Antiquing Tips

What to look for at flea markets.

Design News

H&H Editors’ Favorite Entryways

How to make a first impression.

Dining Room

Michael Penney’s Dining Room Makeover

Create vignettes with Indigo accessories.

Decorating & Design

Global Style At West Elm

Michael Penney's picks.

Best Paint Colors

DIY Gingham Accent Wall

Get step-by-step instructions.

Decorating & Design

Antiquing In The City

Michael Penney's go-to shop.

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Michael Penney’s Favourite Books

Learn which books inspire him.

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Design Blogger Q&A

Michael Penney interviews the {frolic!} blogger.

DIY Projects

DIY Tea Towel Runners

Add a country vibe to your table.

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Wallpapering Tips

Michael Penney's easy how-to.

Home Tours

Michael Penney’s Den

Tour his thrifty-chic TV room.

Decorating & Design

New House: The Past Year

Michael Penney on how his house became a home.


Michael Penney’s Principal Bedroom & Bathroom

Learn budget tips.