Your Design Style, Pt. I

Are you struggling with determining your design style? You are not alone! Decorating styles have evolved as our lifestyles have evolved as the way culture adapts to new environments. Let’s take a brief look at a few popular styles and a few less known that will help you answer this question for yourself. Classic Traditional: […]

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Summer Design Trends for Home

It’s bright, it’s hot, it’s fresh, it’s summer! And that means things change at home to meet the demands of life that call for less structure and more fun. It is time to open up your home a bit by bringing the outside in through many ways and techniques that cost very little. Here are […]

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Designing Around The Focal Point

The “wow” effect in a room begins with knowing what to do with “the piece” or “wall that contains a special detail” that will drive your decorating decisions and thus anchor the room. We all have a special piece that we can’t live without that may be driven by its history with your family or […]

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A Mother’s Heart for Home

Born with capacity to love her home Not knowing at first, she ponders alone If she has what it takes To make her house a home She shaped her daughters Influenced her sons A labor of love, a life fully worn She is a Mother, her heart is her home As days move on, now […]

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Color & Space: Updating An Outdated Space

It’s that time of year: color is popping up everywhere and spring is being announced loud and clear! Limited only by what climate region you reside in, early spring perennials are blooming and igniting our emotions toward a hopeful and exciting season that this year will bring until… we enter that room in our home […]

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Color of The Year 2013, Sherwin-Williams

With all the talk about interior color right now it seemed appropriate to comment on Sherwin-Williams 2013 Color of the Year: Aloe, SW6464. The adjectives are amazing…”funky or glamorous…soothes souls and brings unexpected harmony to any area…no ordinary pastel…highly adaptable…” and seem to offer a crossover appeal to any style. It is a beautiful color, […]

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Color Trends & Home

What is one of the most consistent designer questions ever? You guessed it…the color question. From what are the latest color trends to what color(s) would work best in my home – will forever be the decorating dilemma to solve; and that’s what I hope to help you with today! Begin by taking a look […]

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