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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Holiday Design Trends 2015

We all have guiding principles or observations that shape the course of our lives and I have had one for years that has been observed continuously when designing homes; that “the older we become the more our true decorating style is reflected in the home.” A transition happens at some point in our lifespan where […]

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Kitchen Trends 2015: Countertops

As for interior spaces the kitchen I believe will forever be the most popular space in the home and we are always searching for the latest and greatest when our turn comes to update, renovate or build a brand new one. Countertops are one of the major investment elements following your cabinet choice and while […]

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Decorating Trends 2015: Mario Buatta, The Prince of Chintz

With great pleasure I would love to give you a peek into one of America’s greatest designers and his new book available in October, Mario Buatta: Fifty Years of American Interior Decoration. Sharing his love of Chintz and its place in the American home, he has enjoyed 50 years of decorating and continues to run […]

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Kitchen Trends 2015

Thinking about updating your kitchen or building a new one? Then let’s talk kitchens and a few ‘must’ considerations for the most hardworking space in your home! Long term view: In terms of function and space what matters now and what will matter in the season to come…consider the must haves for efficiency sake. Smart […]

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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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Life at Home: Hospitality, Barbecue & Fireworks

Family celebrations are anchored in thoughts of home and the relationships we cherish. Memories of gathering together to celebrate relationships and holidays attach themselves to great food, laughter and good design. My impressions take me back to how relatives homes were arranged and rearranged to easily fit the crowd at hand and how little effort […]

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