FALL’S COLOR LESSON

All it takes is a Sunday drive to see the fall colors when they are at their best to become aware of Nature’s decorating skills. It is beautiful and breathtaking when a stand of trees is viewed cloaked in its fall colors. You will not find any better mentor if you are looking for a … Continue reading

Children’s’ Bedroom Designs You Both Will Love

Kid room design is easier than you think and a whole lot of fun to do! The best room for kids provides a place to sleep, study and store toys.and is stamped with their own personal style. Many children when asked have very specific ideas on how they would like their room to look. The … Continue reading

My Go-To Paint Colors

In my designer bag of tricks, there are piles of paint chips in my 2 favorite colors that never fail to please my clients and their families.   First up is Sherwin Williams Inviting Ivory (SW637). It is a fresh and warm color that welcomes everyone with its sunny disposition that is not too gold or … Continue reading

A Redesign That Says “Welcome Home”

Have you ever seen a TV makeover show? If so, then you likely have heard remarked “I hardly recognized this room!”. Television may not be real life, but the makeovers really do make a big difference in the home. I recently completed a redesign on a home in Fredericksburg Virginia for a lovely couple that … Continue reading

The “Best Time of the Year” Window Treatment Specials

Just received… hot off the e-mail presses from Hunter Douglas: Notice of special promotions coming up on Silhouette shades. They are the darling of the window covering industry. You can close the louvers for privacy and when they are open you still get heat and UV ray control all in one product that looks stunning … Continue reading

High Point Market

October ushers in a lot of new things: fall, football and my favorite… home fashion being shown at the High Point Market. I will be there for sure. It is my semi-annual trip to find out what is new for your home. Look for my finds from Market in upcoming newsletters and Periscope broadcasts. I … Continue reading

Decorating Ideas with Greek Key Trim

Everybody loves Key Trim. See how you can use it for your own home. It’s a great decorating idea.

THIS MONTH LET’S RAISE AWARENESS AND SAVE A CHILD

Here is one more awareness campaign that has been added to the month of October. This one is very important to me and has been promoted for years by the Window Covering Safety Council. To put it short and sweet-children and window cords do not mix! Window products with cords present dangers that should not … Continue reading

Rev Up Your Home’s Colors

So you went out and bought the paint for your family room thinking it will turn out as beautiful as it looked in the magazine picture. How did that work out? The shade looked right, but did you feel like something was missing? Well, it turns out that you are right. Colors can create moods, … Continue reading

Fall and Thanksgiving Decorating Idea.AVI

Do your own designer created Fall and Thanksgiving decoration! Linda Hunt of Creatively Yours Custom-www.creativelyyourscustom.com- shows you an “idea” in glass that you can adapt for year round decor. It is easy and can be very low cost. Take a look!