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Fall for Red and Orange!


With fall upon us in a few weeks, my thoughts turn to making homes cozy for those (hopefully!) cooler days and nights.  I absolutely adore fall decorating….layering textiles, adding ambiance, introducing new colors to the home…..heavenly!  This fall I’m focusing on a myriad of glorious shades between orange and red.  From paler blush and rose … Continue reading

Aqua and the Aegean Sea


Inspired by my recent travels to the Aegean sea, I’m hooked on the color aqua. Throughout Greece the water was truly amazing. The Aquas are everywhere, not just in the gorgeous tranquil waters, but painted on buildings, signs, balconies, and store fronts. I wanted to bring it back with me! Knowing this wasn’t possible, I now … Continue reading

The New Neutrals


I’ve heard neutral design described as everything from ‘trendy’ to ‘blah’.  And over the past decade neutrals have been equated with the color beige, and beige only.  I dubbed this beige color “builder’s beige” (a.k.a. the color that builder’s paint an entire house in the hopes of attracting buyers).  Regardless of whether you feel neutral colored … Continue reading

My Favorite Modern Outdoor Room


Recently, I was fortunate to join a small and exclusive group of design bloggers, interior designers, and interior decorators, representing 28 states and 4 countries, for Blogfest 2012, a design event hosted by Kravet Fabrics. As part of the event, we were able to see two fabulous showhouses, which have both recently opened in New … Continue reading

Color: Summer Bolds!


Greetings blogites! With Summer upon us, I wanted to share some exciting new COLOR ideas for the home….and a great inexpensive and easy method used by my friend and co-worker, Marie, for adding color and drama to any room/bathroom. Keying off the bold colored shower curtain, Marie simply cut molding (yes, for FLOOR TRIM) at 45 degree angles, … Continue reading

Spring Into YELLOW


Yellow is trending in fashion and in home décor this season.  It’s available in every shade imaginable including vibrant citrons and marigolds, nostalgic neons, and dusty pastels.  Adding yellow accents in your home immediately takes the winter out and gets it summer ready. Just a few accessories can give your room – and you – … Continue reading