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Personalized kitchen spaces


As a mom I spend a lot of time in my kitchen, which means most of my day is spent staring at the walls, cabinets, counter space and floor in this one room. But, for some reason, my kitchen was one of the last house projects to be worked on. Perhaps it’s because I frequent … Continue reading

Extend your living space into your backyard


Even though summer is quickly coming to an end, the time remaining before winter arrives — along with the current warmer weather — is perfect for some end of summer parties and get-togethers in your backyard. But your time outside doesn’t have to end with summer. With an inviting outdoor space, you and your family … Continue reading

Choosing the Right-Sized Furniture & Decor!


One question that I receive from clients over and over again is “How do I choose the right sized furniture or décor for my home?”  A great question and one that carries a lot of explanation.  Designers have rough formulas that they use to assist with their selections, but they also rely heavily on their … Continue reading

Vanquish Bath Decor Blues


Summer hones our focus toward bolder, brighter colors for the home.  Our collective vacation-inspired cheer brings an optimism that outshines today’s looming issues, and causes many consumers to seek out fresh new décor ideas.  Being the bath maven, I’ve found some fun options for your consideration. MODERN TECH Kohler’s amazing new throne is a wonder … Continue reading

Deciphering the Bath Rug


Today’s bath rugs and mats present a whole world of options. With so many to consider, understanding which type will best fit your needs can be confusing.  Here are a few tips for you to better clarify what rug will best work for your home. HANDMADE RUGS: These are high end rugs made individually (usually … Continue reading

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

How to be an organized mom


Organization is a key element in parenting. Without it, bills will go unpaid, events will be forgotten, schedules will go out the window and your time is not spent to its maximum potential. But getting – and staying – organized is not an easy task, especially when children are involved. These tips will help you … Continue reading

Hollywood Regency


Legendary designers Dorothy Draper and Williams Haines are famous for design styles that evoked Hollywood glamour and modern classical style.  Haines’ design style evolved from 1930’s Hollywood, a time when stars relied on both their talent AND their personal style to stay atop the Hollywood food chain.  Stars often entertained in their homes and their homes were … 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