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...
Brighten your Decor for Summer

Brighten your Decor for Summer

3 Easy Ideas With these 3 easy tips, you can brighten your decor for summer effortless and fun! Liven up your space after the cold months have passed with seashells and bamboo – your options for light summer decor are limitless! Tropical Porch by Charleston...
5 Decorating Apps

5 Decorating Apps

Apps You Can’t Live Without! Some apps are good, but some apps are great! When it comes to home decor, the most useful apps tend to be the ones focusing on inspiration and lists, whether than the art of design. However, these nifty apps have definitely come to...
DIY Wall Art

DIY Wall Art

4 Projects You Must Try Similar to fashion, a home is never complete without accessories!  Wall art is one of the most dramatic ways to accessorize a room, but many of us are not willing to spend thousands of dollars on these works of art. Besides budget shopping at...
3 Tips for Spring Decorating!

3 Tips for Spring Decorating!

Bring the Outside In The azaleas, dogwoods, and flowering fruit trees are almost in full bloom all over the Southeast! These colors bursting out in nature are a natural choice for accenting Spring in your home. Below are three tips for Spring decorating by bringing...
Attic, Basement, or Garage Storage

Attic, Basement, or Garage Storage

Prevent Disaster when Storing Items It’s almost that time of year again when we all decide to declutter and do the proverbial spring cleaning. I get very busy around this season, as clients are ready to start with a fresh look and minimize the clutter.  One of...
2-Minute Decorating Plan

2-Minute Decorating Plan

Personal 2-Minute Decorating Plan Now that the New Year has come and gone, I have many brand new clients looking to start fresh. They want to update their homes, but they don’t know where to begin.  It’s so easy to get overwhelmed! This is when I recommend...
Paint the Ceiling

Paint the Ceiling

Fool-Proof Formula to Select the Perfect Color We all spend a lot of time thinking about our wall color. But the one wall that is often overlooked is the fifth wall, our ceilings! Adding paint to the ceiling can transform a room from mediocre to amazing! A painted...
5 Tips on How To Avoid the Cluttered Look

5 Tips on How To Avoid the Cluttered Look

Displaying Collections It’s that time of year – the holidays – when we pull out the holiday decor and dress up our house. Many of us have numerous seasonal collectibles to display, and not enough space to do it in! We have angels, a miniature holiday...
Avoiding Disaster When Going Cool Modern

Avoiding Disaster When Going Cool Modern

Gray is the New White You may have noticed over the past year that interior color palettes have changed from the warm Tuscany colors to cooler modern ones.  Gray is the new white.  It is the perfect backdrop to offset any color, and it can make accents pop. I have so...
Here’s Where to Shop on a Budget

Here’s Where to Shop on a Budget

Best places to shop As a designer, I’m always asked to pick out the best furniture pieces, area rugs, paintings and fixtures. With unlimited funds, this can be simple. However, if you’re like most of us, we all want to get a good deal, knowing we made the...
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