Add Some Pizzazz to Your Porch with Color

Add Some Pizzazz to Your Porch with Color

Photo by Matthew Bolt Graphic Design – Browse beach style porch photos A warm summer breeze, a refreshing drink, good company and this year’s hottest summers colors will be sure to make your porch sitting days more enjoyable. Nothing adds curb appeal quicker...
Extend a Warm Welcome on Your Porch

Extend a Warm Welcome on Your Porch

With the warm weather upon us, the outdoors calls us to enjoy our porches and patios like no other time of the year. More and more of us are yearning to transform our outdoor spaces into something beautiful as we invite our families and friends to connect with us...
Home Improvements that Increase Your “ROI”

Home Improvements that Increase Your “ROI”

For many homeowners, Spring means a “For Sale” sign may be going up in their front yard. If you happen to be one of those sellers you’ll want to look at some of these sure-fire ways to increase your “Return on Investment” (ROI) before putting your home on the market....
4 Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Spring

4 Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Spring

Get inspired with these quick Spring decorating tips. After a long winter’s nap, your home is coming alive with open windows, lighter fabrics and a flurry of activity. Spring is the perfect time to breath some life back into your homes décor. Take Clues from Nature...
Finding the Colors, you Love

Finding the Colors, you Love

We are surrounded by color every day. In fact, there are so many colors that we frequently become unaware of their effect on us. Learning to translate what you see starts with paying attention to the colors around you.  To show you the power of color and how it...
6 Ways to Add a Kiss of Red to a Room

6 Ways to Add a Kiss of Red to a Room

Just as a red dress can be elegant and sexy, a room accented in red can add passion and warmth. The color red is powerful and in many cultures represents good fortune, love, and passion. In our homes, it can make an impact and leave a lasting impression. While it is a...
Bold and Beautiful 2017 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year

Bold and Beautiful 2017 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year

It’s anything but neutral! Last year’s Simply White OC-117 was clean and fresh,  but this year Benjamin Moore’s choice is the complete opposite. They describe it as a rich, deep amethyst called Shadow 2117-30. I call it spectacular.  I love adding pops of color...
Give Yourself Permission to Rest

Give Yourself Permission to Rest

The busyness of the holidays leaves many of us exhausted and in need of rest! The Christmas decorations are all put away, your schedule is slowing down, so it’s the perfect time to snuggle in for a long winter’s nap. Mother Nature does it every year, so give...
Holiday Table Tips & Inspiration

Holiday Table Tips & Inspiration

This is the time of the year to let your decorating talents shine! The simplest way to make a holiday statement is to create a stunning dining room table. Whether you’re hosting an elegant dinner party or a holiday drop-in, use these simple decorating tricks to make...
Staging Behind Closed Doors

Staging Behind Closed Doors

Declutter and Get Organized Did you know that when potential buyers walk through your home one of the first things they do is open the cupboards and look in closets? Closets, pantries, cabinets and medicine chests, every home has them and at times they always look...
It’s a secret …do you want to know what it is?

It’s a secret …do you want to know what it is?

Color…that’s right COLOR is the secret to selling your home quickly! Now don’t get me wrong I’m still an advocate for the classic neutral for making a home feel open and serene. But, a splash of color is what makes a potential homeowner imagine living there. You’ve...
Pumpkin Passion

Pumpkin Passion

”Tis the season for all things pumpkin!   Whether using this fall favorite in home decor, recipes or in entertaining, with some help from our favorite sites, Houzz and Pinterest, we have found some great ways to take pumpkin to the next level! So, if you think...
Inspiration Fall – Pantone’s Colors

Inspiration Fall – Pantone’s Colors

The air is starting to cool, and we can feel fall slowly making its way to our doorstep. Before long we will be snuggling up in front of the fire and looking for ways to enjoy our homes from the inside out.  Pantone has just released its fall lineup to give us plenty...
Top 5 Things to Get Rid of When Downsizing

Top 5 Things to Get Rid of When Downsizing

How much stuff do we really need? Do we need 20 wine glasses when our home only seats eight comfortably? Do we need 20 towels, when we wash clothes every other day? Do we need 5 sets of sheets and 50 kitchen towels?  Crazy as it sounds many of us have even more than...
When Two Households Become One

When Two Households Become One

Battle of the Sexes Gone are the days when a girl married and all she brought with her was a hope chest filled with a few household items.  Couples are getting married much later in life, often after being on their own for a number of years. While moving in together...
Window Treatment Inspiration

Window Treatment Inspiration

Our favorite way to dress up a room is with window treatments! It’s like the icing on a cake or the perfect heels with a new sleek black dress. It’s what finishes a room and completes the story. We’ve searched our favorite Houzz site to find 10 inspirational...
Dressing Your Windows Made Easy

Dressing Your Windows Made Easy

Shutters and Blinds For years I have been creating beautiful customized soft window treatments for my clients.  This included various styles such as; elegant drapery panels, fashionable valances, tailored cornice boards, and eye-catching roman shades. We are so...
See Your Home in a Whole New Light

See Your Home in a Whole New Light

Setting a Mood Are you looking for ways to energize a room or show off its best features? If so, then lighting is the answer. I have staged, redesigned and decorated thousands of rooms and it still amazes me at the transformation a room can have once the proper...
Make a Lasting Impression

Make a Lasting Impression

Curb Appeal Whether you are in the market to sell your home, or you just want to give your home a lasting impression, be sure to create curb appeal! The front entrance is the calling card of the home.  It’s a reflection of the family who lives there and is the very...
Making Mix & Match Easy

Making Mix & Match Easy

Step out of your comfort zone! If you enjoy browsing through design magazines or watching HGTV than you probably wish you could pull off the put-together look, most designers have a knack for! They make mixing and matching colors, and patterns look easy! I’m here to...
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