It’s All About the Sofa

Deciding on a sofa for your home is a big design decision and a big design budget item. House Beautiful Magazine April issue did an article about sofa tips and secrets that was very informative and I wanted to pass on some of the highlights of their piece and add a few of my own … Continue reading

Family Room Redecorating Journey Over After Way Too Long!

The final pieces and parts are in for my family room makeover. No need to reserve judgement on the final results. I love it!! The color scheme is a clean yellow, dolphin grey and cobalt blue which comes out looking refined yet colorful- and by the way makes you just feel good to go in … Continue reading

See the Finished Family Room Project

The Family Room Journey That Took Way Too LongNow that it is done, I thought you would like to see the completed room video. Love to hear your comments!

The Family Room Journey Ends Successfully

Well, it has taken more than 6 months to come to fruition, but I am finally finished with my family room design. Maybe I should say 95% finished because you know as a decorator, I am constantly looking for ways to add any “uniquely beautiful” touches to the room. That will never end. The draperies … Continue reading

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Lampshades

Since the next step on my Family Room Decorating Journey was to do the lamps in the room, I decided it might benefit all of us to get a few pointers on selecting the proper lampshade.The folks over at Lamps USA offer the following buyer’s guide. 1. The shade should complement the lamp and come … Continue reading

The Journey of the Family Room Updating

When my husband built the fireplace surround, the entire room had the same dark wood stain on the paneling and screamed 1970’s very loud and clear. Until last month, my husband fiercely fought to protect that outdated image. What made him give in and let me start updating that room is unclear to this day. … Continue reading