Decorate Your Castle-Show for the Listeners

TUNE IN TOMORROW, WED. MAY 1ST @7PM EST ON WWW.BLOGTALKRADIO.COM Do you have a question about decorating? Not sure what color to use? Paint or wallpaper? What to do about the 5th wall? These and other questions will be answered on this weeks show. This show is for my loyal listeners. It is my turn … Continue reading

Fresh Color Schemes For Spring

Do you want to get out of that dull wintery rut and be lifted up in mood? Let’s get started on the job of lifting your spirits with pretty colors, not a bowl of ice cream. First up is pink. Petal pinks are great pick-me-ups. Pair them with oranges and whites for a fresh look. … Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate National Decorating Month!

Did you know that this is National Decorating month? April is traditionally dedicated to seeing what we can change in our home decor. Updates can brighten your surroundings. Let’s make it fun and get creative redoing the interiors of our homes. Find one or two things you can easily and quickly do in your space … Continue reading

Time to Bust the Myth About Interior Designers

I cannot tell you the number of times prospective clients have stated the often repeated myths about interior design and designers. You know what they are- it is too expensive, designs that are not for them, etc. Well let’s dispel all of those myths right now. Any good decorator worth her salt is very, very … Continue reading

A Great Story From My Inspiration

I was a junior in Cardinal O”Hara High School when I entered Miss Dorczak’s American History class. She related stories about our country’s good times and bad times experienced since the USA was formed. I found the work absolutely fascinating and felt like each class told a story. The “story” became something I looked forward … Continue reading

Decorate Your Castle-Retro Appliances and Energy Savings

TUNE IN WED. APRIL, 17TH @7PM EST ON WWW.BLOGTALKRADIO.COM FOR Retro? Contemporary? Modern? You decide! Elmira Stove Works creates retro design appliances, that includes microwaves and dishwashers, in colors and styles that remind you of your childhood. They are committed to maintain authenticity and craftsmanship, combining state of the art performance and 19th century charm. … Continue reading

The Unspeakable Happened Again Today

This blog post is dedicated to all those involved in the Boston Marathon today and those of Sandy Hook tied to this 26 mile race. My heart is aching so from the senseless violence of today’s bombings and December’s school shooting. As a designer, I can envision and create spaces of beauty for my clients. … Continue reading

Look Before You Leap and Interview a Designer Before Hiring

As an interior designer, I always want my clients to know about me, my credentials, insurance etc. so that they can trust me with their home design. In my free design e-book “Guide to Decorating” I include a section on questions to ask before hiring a decorator. Here is an excerpt from that: “4. Do … Continue reading

Decorate Your Castle-Decorative options with Feeney, Inc.

TUNE IN TONIGHT, APRIL 10TH @7PM EST AT WWW.BLOGTALKRADIO.COM For more than 60 years, Feeney has pioneered industry-leading architectural and rigging products. Feeney products are both innovative and easy to install for professionals and DIY homeowners alike. Katrina Ralston will be here to discuss her companys product line.

Do You Think About Your Home’s Outdoor Color Scheme?

I love Farrow and Ball paints. They have a whole segment on outdoor paint and color schemes involving the house, front door, planters and pots-basically anything that contributes to the overall outside color. They suggest that colors can appear up to two shades lighter outside! Be sure to test them at different times of day. … Continue reading