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Fresh Ideas for Small Spaces

In my house, I’ve found that small spaces can either be extremely easy or extremely difficult to “freshen up” with a changing seasons, a change in my mood or out of necessity. In smaller rooms, the large furniture pieces remain a constant (and usually in the same spot), but I don’t let that discourage me …

When Cupid Designs: Valentine’s Color Showcase

Love is in the air and the most romantic of holidays looms near, prompting many to find new ways to incorporate romantic colors in their interiors. Contributing to the perfect storm of pinks and purples, Pantone recently announced 2014’s color of the year to be radiant orchid, a rich berry purple perfect for the season. …

Classroom Revamp with a New Rug

I had a teacher friend recently ask me if I had any rug suggestions for her classroom. They had just renovated one of the older schools in our area and she was looking for a simple way to add some warmth to her room. Of course I had numerous  ideas for her, but we finally …

Master Bedroom Makeover – From The Floor Up

It’s time for a total re-haul of my master bedroom. I bought the house several years ago and have been focused on getting the other rooms in the house up to par, so my bedroom has been on the back burner. Until now. I decided to do a total room redo, and I am starting …

Rugs for Pet Owners Before & After

I’m a dog person. We are a dog family. Our dogs have few boundaries in our home because we consider them family members or, as I call them, furbabies. Therefore our home has to be outfitted with things that can endure their claws and fur. Floors and rugs take a beating with pets (not to …

Let it Snow with a Frosty Vintage Tablescape

Tis the season for family and friends, and this year the hosting of the festivities fell squarely in my lap!  I lucked out last year as we had just move in to our first home and were still settling in when the holiday season arrived, but this year it is on, and I am ready …

Benevolence is Always ‘in Style’

Meet Josh. (Photo courtesy of Jon Goering) Josh is an exuberant young man with an infectious laugh and a love of NASCAR. He never meets a stranger; everyone instantly becomes his buddy.  Josh also has cerebral palsy. You’d never guess it from his enthusiastic attitude, but he has had more than his fair share of …

Orange: from Bright to Warm And Cozy

The time for beach vacations and warm sunny weather has come and gone. Comfy sweaters have hit the racks and a bowl of hot, steamy soup is starting to look more and more appetizing. Fall is here and orange hues from rich auburn-colored leaves to whimsical carved pumpkins begin to steal the spotlight. Why not …

Drab to Fab Patio Makeover!

Who wants to see a one-step patio makeover? This patio in Los Angeles was in dire need of a makeover. The patio furniture was looking good but the painted flooring and existing rug had seen its better days. All it took was this new Outdoor rug- Herringbone-Ginko to spruce up the space! I think it’s …

Integrating Pet-Friendly Decor in Your Home

Our family includes two dogs. We have a 12-year-old yellow labrador retriever and an 8-year-old golden retriever. As you can probably imagine, our home is often filled with dog hair and dog toys. Because we love our pups, we try to make our home as pet-friendly as possible, while still maintaining our home’s style. Here …

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