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...
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...
What is your decorating style?

What is your decorating style?

Country, Modern, Traditional? Do you envy people who instantly know what they love and are style savvy and confident? Here are a few quick and easy steps to figuring out what your style is: Photo by – Browse contemporary family room ideas   Take hints from...
Atlanta Designer is the Queen of Use What You Have Decorating

Atlanta Designer is the Queen of Use What You Have Decorating

Imagination is FREE when it comes to Interior Design! Have you ever walked into a room and wondered what you could do to dress it up a bit? Often we immediately think we need to replace the furniture or floor coverings, and we may get overwhelmed with the cost and...
10 Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Home

10 Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Home

Everyone wants a home that is stylish and up to date. But often times money stands in the way from making even minor improvements. I believe even on a tight budget there are ways you can update your home. By dedicating a little money, a bit of time and lots of...
DIY Projects to Keep Your Home Office Organized

DIY Projects to Keep Your Home Office Organized

Simple Solutions to Organize Your Office Is your home office filled with an array of mismatched storage bins, loose computer wires and pens and papers strewed everywhere?  Do you have a hard time keeping your space organized and working for you instead of against you?...
Quick & Easy Ways to Revive Your Home Office

Quick & Easy Ways to Revive Your Home Office

More and more of us are working from home … It’s important that our office space helps us be creative and energized. The look and feel of the space that surrounds us will motivate us to do good work. The dull and uninviting spaces of cubicles are half the...
5 Tips for Choosing Paint Colors

5 Tips for Choosing Paint Colors

Color should be fun! Selecting paint color is an important part of decorating, but it can often be challenging and intimidating.  Those color combinations that look so amazing in the store or in the catalog can become a big disappointment on our walls.  So how do you...
Make a Statement with Color

Make a Statement with Color

As a Color Consultant, I’m passionate about color! I love how rooms come alive by adding various hues.  Even plain white walls can take on new life by incorporating bold statements with art and accessories. Color can be the easiest way to add personality and...
Traditional to Transitional

Traditional to Transitional

Create a space that is both elegant and enduring Transitional design creates energy with its simple lines, neutral colors and the use of light and warmth with results that are both elegant and enduring. Transitional Living Room by Minneapolis Interior Designers &...
New Look in 3 Easy Steps

New Look in 3 Easy Steps

Out With the Old, In With the New We’ve all done it. We’ve walked into a room, looked around and thought that its style and function just isn’t working. The colors are drab, the placement is confusing and the atmosphere isn’t inviting. We want...
Simply White is not just any old white paint

Simply White is not just any old white paint

Color of the Year: Benjamin Moore – Simply White We are surrounded by color everywhere we turn, so I find it refreshing that Benjamin Moore chose Simply White OC-117 to be this year’s color of the year. A perfect white for walls is not too creamy and not...
Common Holiday Decorating Mistakes

Common Holiday Decorating Mistakes

Holiday Decorating Mistakes to Avoid The holiday season is approaching fast and most of us are already pulling the decorations from the attic. Before you get caught up in all the twinkling lights and festive flair, please read over this list of the most common holiday...
Intuitive Design – 3 Ways We are Different

Intuitive Design – 3 Ways We are Different

“Intuitive Design, you’re just born with it, or you’re not!” You’ve probably heard this sentiment from folks referring to a talented artist, a musician or a singer. Some skills are so precise and particular that one must be born with the...
Designing for Couples

Designing for Couples

Merging Your Styles & Keeping the Peace! Coupledom! We all love to be united! It’s such a pleasure to have a companion to share your life with and someone to depend upon! But what happens when your styles differ and you plan to move in together? Interior...
Choosing Exterior Paint Colors

Choosing Exterior Paint Colors

Foolproof Your Selection! Choosing exterior paint colors can not only be very stressful, but also expensive!  The thought of having to repaint a bad color choice is nightmarish! Here are the key considerations to making your selection foolproof! The two most important...
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