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Sophisticated Serenity: Teals

Anyone else have the “blues” lately?  I keep seeing the most amazing shades of blue popping up in home decor and I’m smitten.   They’ve got me thinking of shades in the Caribbean seas and bright summer skies.   But one shade that’s a little bolder and a little edgier in home decor is teal… it’s much …

Summer-Ready Outdoors Makeover

We love our home and after a particularly brutal winter, it was looking seriously unloved! Once the weather started to get nice we set off on our journey to give our home’s exterior some serious TLC. The goal was to once again reclaim our much beloved (and used) outdoor living space. 1. First we had …

Create Outdoor Bliss in 3 steps!

It’s getting warmer outside and you know what that means! Extend your living space outdoors. Eat outside, read outside, relax outside, play outside…just get outside! Creating an inviting outdoor space is easy. Follow these 3 steps and you’ll never want to go inside again! Step 1. Find affordable durable outdoor seating. Whether you want your …

Going Green: Eco-Friendly Decor Choices

Happy Earth Day!  We’ve come a long way in our environmental awareness, whether it’s how we conduct our business, the car we drive, the light bulbs we use, or what we feed our families.  However, it’s clear much more can be done to protect our planet and I think we’d all love to do more.  …

Walk All Over Me…

Literally! Walk all over these new rugs by Mohawk. The Pinterest response to our last room redo with a rug was outrageous! So we hit the streets again to find fabulous homes with our great rugs. At the bottom of the thread you can enter to WIN one yourself. Tell us why your special space …

Inspiring Shades of Juicy Sorbet

Spring has been a long time coming this year and every spring I feel the urge to add some bright color into my home decor.  But here’s a decor confession:  I have commitment issues when it comes to bright color.   It’s as if we have a love-hate relationship. Right now we’re in a “love” phase… …

6 Hot Trends for Your Kitchen

Thinking about a kitchen makeover? Check out 6 hot trends in 2013… 1. Multi-colored cabinetry No need to settle on just one tone for your cabinets anymore! This year, try using a different color on your lower cabinets, or opt for a darker island to set it off against the rest of your kitchen. This …

The Year’s “IT” Color: Emerald

As we begin a new year, I thought we’d chat about fresh color. Did you know that various companies make color predictions every year? And that each company predicts the “IT” color? A few of this year’s “IT” color predictions are: Emerald Green from Pantone Lemon Sorbet from Benjamin Moore Aloe from Sherwin-Williams Re-Blued from …

Trend Watch 2014!

If 2013 taught us anything it’s that our technology landscape has changed the way we predict trends in the fashion and Home Decor segments. Home Decor used to trail fashion trends almost 2 years behind. Now with websites like Pinterest, Wanelo, and Facebook, brands know what consumers are reacting to and can act fast to …

How to Choose and Mix Colors

Did you know that colors have personality?  Orange is energizing, blue is calming.  Red is daring, purple is regal.  Colors affect us both mentally and physically, so it’s no wonder that selecting colors for your home is difficult. I carry a color wheel in my design bag to share with my clients, particularly those who …

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