Decorating For The Holidays

Decorating For The Holidays

It’s that time of year…we excitedly stand out in the cold to watch the holiday light parade, marvel at the performance of the Nutcracker ballet and look forward to time spent with family and friends celebrating the holiday season. Whatever holiday you celebrate, I...
Pantry Perfect

Pantry Perfect

Ask your friends what they dislike about their pantry and you’ll likely get “it’s too small” or “I can’t find anything!” I hear these complaints often. Clearly, a pantry takes careful planning. Whether you’re building a new kitchen or remodeling, you need to consider...
Bathroom Face-Lift Or Reno?

Bathroom Face-Lift Or Reno?

Do not underestimate the time you spend in your bathroom on a daily basis. Whether you are getting ready to start your day, unwinding in a warm bath, or getting the kids ready for bed, your bathroom is an important aspect of daily life. An updated bathroom adds...
Holiday Guests

Holiday Guests

The holidays are upon us, and with them, holiday guests. Here are a few tips for getting your home ready for guests with affordable ideas to refresh and organize your home. Identify And Anticipate Needs The only way identify what your guests might need is to stay in...
Designing A Green Lifestyle

Designing A Green Lifestyle

Whether we want to admit it or not, the Earth is currently facing some serious challenges. Fires and droughts are becoming more common and ice caps are melting. If climate change is going to be managed, it’s going to require participation from everyone in society....
Enchanting Halloween Decorating Ideas

Enchanting Halloween Decorating Ideas

Halloween’s just around the corner. If you like to decorate for Halloween, it’s not too late to enhance your haunted house, add a touch of fright to party decor, or prepare for trick-or-treaters. Here are a few of my favorites… Tiny Ghost Town I saw this...
My 5 Favorite Design Trends

My 5 Favorite Design Trends

Remember when Oprah would have her “Favorite Things” show? Well, I realized with so many fantastic design trends right now, it would be fun to tell you what my favorite things are. Thus far, this year has reflected soft, feminine qualities, along with a few masculine...
Pet Spaces

Pet Spaces

All this while, I’ve been writing and posting about how to make your home beautiful and make it a more beautiful place for YOU to live in. Have you ever thought about your pets? Pets — they’re our pals, our TV-watching sofa buddies and our motivation to get outside...
How To Decorate A Large, Blank Wall

How To Decorate A Large, Blank Wall

We lean art against them and drill curtain rods into them, scuff them with chairs and sometimes ignore them completely. When thoughtfully considered, these often overlooked features form the foundation of any decorating scheme and impart a finished look. Walls can...