Best Kitchen Trends with Mother’s In Mind

My best kitchen trends have taken their cue from the dynamic of daily life in the kitchen. They spring from relationships and the activities that take place in this living space. When I reflect on my relationship with my mother the kitchen always come to mind. I have fond memories of hanging out with her […]

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Lighting Trends For Home

You are nearing the end of a room makeover and everything is in place and looking great; the new, refinished or re-upholstered furnishings looking awesome with the new space plan and possibly new flooring and lets not forget the brand new wall color that brings everything together…its so exciting to see it come together so […]

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Color of the Year 2014 ~ Sherwin Williams

Wow! Exclusive Plum (SW6263) is a statement maker; Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2014 and how cool it is! “A balance of cool blue and feisty red with a splash of gray,(it) pairs well with a variety of styles to create color schemes suitable for any room.” SW A hue that can go masculine or […]

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Life & Home By Design: Gratefulness & Family

Gratefulness and family are two words that are intrinsically woven into the fiber of relationships that share life together; they are seldom mentioned under the assumption that they exist, taken for granted often from the parents down to the youngest sibling. An entitlement expressed most often when it is not shown or when treated unfairly. […]

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Decorating Trends 2014-2015: Luxurious Textiles

Dramatic Scale ~ Glamour ~ Sophistication describe the direction of textile design for the home today! Finely woven linen prints derived from an antique Chinese painted silk mural panel. Known for blending her love of Chinoiserie, color and bold patterns Mary McDonald is a textile designer that I would like to feature today. She “reinterprets […]

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Fall Design Trends for Home: Back To School

Our home is our design project, forever evolving into that ultimate look that seems to change a little or a lot with every season. Well, fall is approaching and its time to make a decision that will help prepare us for the holidays; you know, the one thing that you had intended to be ready […]

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Your Design Style, Pt. II

In our previous post “Your Design Style, Pt. I” we discussed three great design styles that you are welcomed to take a look at (Classic Traditional, Eclectic and Classic Contemporary). As stated before, decorating styles have evolved as our lifestyles have evolved continuing to adapt to new environments. In discovering your decorating style let’s take […]

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