Lots of Memories Vintage Christmas tree

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDmQk9ev7E8&feature=plcp Let’s go back to youthful holiday memories. This is an authentically vintage 1950″s decorated Christmas tree right down to the hard-to-find old style tinsel! Some of the ornaments have an interesting history behind them.

Color Update for Family Room Design

The old bulky balloon shades were taken down and this family room got new draperies that carried their accent color on the banding. It pulls from the teal in the focal artwork over the sofa. Turquoise pillows are to be added to the neutral color sofa in the near future. Just making those design changes … Continue reading

The Top 4 Lighting Design Ideas For Your Home

The following lighting design ideas come straight from the expert. Ashton Harrison, previous owner of Shades of Light in Richmond, Virginia, who was my Blog Talk Radio guest in October. She had great advice for lighting your home. These are design tips we all can use! When designing a room, the proper amount of lighting  is 5 … Continue reading

What’s On The Calendar For My Radio Show

I have truly enjoyed hosting my Blog Talk Radio Show. It stems from my philosophy  that every home is a castle and deserves great design. We have discussed all kinds of decorating topics to inform you about what’s new for you. Here’s a few of my upcoming shows:  November 14th: In depth look at downsizing … Continue reading

Pretty Thanksgiving Decor Ideas Anyone Can Do

I have always enjoyed creating my own Christmas and holiday decorations. Now I am having more of that fun by adding decorations for Thanksgiving. Look for Easter and Fourth of July designs coming in 2013. My sister gave me this lovely glass hurricane one year and it has held many different ornamental things for the … Continue reading

A Fine Dining Room For Holiday Celebrations

New, beautiful treatments adorn the windows in the dining room of one of my favorite clients. We installed them last week along with delivering a gold table runner and new coordinating upholstery on the dining table chairs for that room. Her mother’s chandelier hangs gracefully above the table and its lovely golden finish was the … Continue reading

A Trio of Holiday Savings Just For You!

It is your choice this time. I am very pleased to offer these specials to you. Pick your favorite or take advantage of all three great deals. The trio of savings ends 12/15/2012. Gift cards for interior decorating consultations are the perfect gift for those on your list who have everything. They are even better … Continue reading

Downsizing Design-Compassion and Family Impact Part 2”

Tune in on Wed. Nov. 14th @7pm EST on http://www.Blogtalkradio.com – Type in Decorate Your Castle in the search box.  Beyond the years of “stuff” jammed in the closets, families and loved ones take on  the impact of downsizing design and going through the process. Even the word “downsizing” can impact negatively on the senior … Continue reading

Christmas Kickoff

For years, I believed that the “Christmas kickoff” date was the day after Thanksgiving. I have noticed that the stores have changed the” kickoff” date to mid-October! So be it. This issue of Creatively Yours Custom’s 2012 Newsletter is kicking off the season early this month instead of after Thanksgiving to give you a leg … Continue reading

Fine Dining Room Interior Design For Celebrations

New, beautiful treatments adorn the windows in the dining room of one of my favorite clients. We installed them last week along with delivering a gold table runner and new coordinating upholstery on her chairs for that room. Her mother’s chandelier hangs gracefully above the table and its lovely golden finish was the inspiration for … Continue reading