Heidi Milton

Trend Watch: Blue Florals

Have you ever noticed that trends tend to reinvent themselves and come back around years — even decades — later?  One such trend to keep an eye on in the months ahead is the resurgence of blue florals.  And these are not your blue floral patterns from the 80s!  They are fresh, re-imagined, and ready …

Inspiring Natural Tablescapes for Fall

Fall is the ideal season to bring natural tablescapes to life. Texture and color abound during the autumnal months and are often right outside your door or as near as the closest grocery store.  If you are longing for a simple but beautiful tablescape for your fall dinners, I have assembled some amazing inspiration for …

Transforming Your Basement Into Usable Space

It seems I’m always on the hunt for more usable space in my home.  I know I have plenty of square footage, but lack useful space for our lifestyle.   Turns out our basement space is a great option for capturing existing square footage for specific functions.   And while a full remodel/finishing job is not an …

Sophisticated and Serene Bathrooms: Simple Tips

The fall schedule is kicking into high gear now and I’m longing for a calming retreat from it all!  What better place to provide sanctuary than a sophisticated and serene bathroom?  When I poke around on Pinterest, that look can seem out of reach short of an entire bathroom remodel.  But when I examine my …

Host a Late Summer Mimosa Bar!

Many people view Labor Day as the end of summer, but the calendar gives us a few more weeks to celebrate the season.  And with the weather cooling slightly as we head into fall, these days are perfect for hosting a late summer mimosa bar to bid summer adieu.    Gather your girlfriends and plan a …

A Fresh Look at Fresh Flower Arrangements

Here we are in the dog days of summer and while my garden is suffering, my love of fresh flowers in the home is alive and well.  This is the time of year I turn to the grocery store bouquets to brighten up my home.   I can spend about $10 and wind up with some …

Add Farmhouse Style to Your Home

Look in any home decor store and on Pinterest and it’s no secret that farmhouse style is all the rage.  I mean, who doesn’t love a little Joanna Gaines in their home?  If you’re ready to dive into this style in your home here are three ways to get you there. Add farmhouse accessories.  This …

Dining Al Fresco

Pretty weather just invites divine outdoor dining, doesn’t it?   If you’re looking to maximize your time in the outdoors and enjoy a meal al fresco, you’re not alone.  Outdoor dining ideas and spaces are abundant on Pinterest!  Let’s break it down so your next outdoor meal is everything you want it to be. 1.  Make …

Curls and Pearls: Vanities Re-imagined

Over the past several years upcycling vintage and antique pieces has emerged as an enduring trend in decor.  This “green” way of furnishing your home has led to the resurgence of the vanity — that traditional mirrored piece of our grandmother’s boudior.  Whether it’s repurposing a piece to use as a bathroom vanity or a …

Inviting Party Platters

We’re in the midst of summer and it’s the perfect time to gather friends and family!  I love to keep my summer entertaining super simple and party platters are the perfect way to offer an impressive spread with a minimum of fuss.  I’ve gathered some inspiring assemblages for you here today, so you can plan …

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