Work Your Passion for Design

Free Call on May 10th at 4:30 PM EST and 1:30 pm Pacific time with Linda Hunt of  Creatively Yours Custom of Richmond, Va. You already know that you love design and have a good eye for decorating.  Now I can get you started on changing that passion into a career. With over 30 years … Continue reading

NOTES FROM MY PORTFOLIO

There are lots of little interior design tidbits rambling around in my head these days. This is ‘oh’ so very normal for me, especially when I am working on a large decorating job with lots of elements. That is the case right now. As with every design job, there are certain elements that every one … Continue reading

Would You Like to Be a Decorator?

Do you love decorating your home? Have family and friends commented on your eye for color and asked you to help them do design for their home? If yes, then maybe you should consider changing your decorating talent from a hobby into a second career. In my years doing interior decorating, I have met many … Continue reading

Look What I Found For You

The oval braided rug that sat in the paneled den of America’s homes for years has been reinvented and updated with a twist on that classic design. It is modern, natural and fresh. It is great for high traffic areas and as a bonus is reversible. We are partial to the new rectangular shape that … Continue reading

A Lighting Primer for Chandeliers and Pendants

I am a firm believer that getting the lighting just right is important to good design. I am often asked about the right size and how high to hang chandeliers and ceiling pendants. These guidelines listed below will answer your chandelier and pendant mounting questions. Light width over a table or kitchen island should be … Continue reading

Introduction to Spring

The world outside our door is changing from the starkness and grays of winter to the blooming colors and longer days of spring. I welcome this transition to the fresh, new and colorful!   I liken it to what I do for my clients in their interior décor. The old, tired and faded furnishings are … Continue reading

Get to Know Creatively Yours Custom Interior Design – Part I

Come on into Creatively Yours Custom and meet the gang. Take a virtual walk around the office and get an insider peek at what we’re all about. Let us introduce you to our friendly design service and see for yourself why we say “We create the aah moment for your rooms

In Praise of Pillows

They make your home more lush and comfortable. They are a nice place to lay your head on.They are the key to the soft life. Pillows and cushions, those stuffed, fabric shaped little pieces of heavenly comfort, can be found in all the corners of your home. Also, the many shapes and sizes are versatile … Continue reading

Introducing a New Feature-“Look What I Found For You”

I have so many wonderful vendors with great design products that you really need to see. The best way to do that is to highlight them right here in my newsletter. There are so many wonderful things happening in design right now that I want you to discover and get for your home. So let’s … Continue reading

A Duo of Colors for 2016: Add Them to Your Decor

Pantone’s choice for the color of the year was a surprise times two. First they picked 2 colors to share the spotlight and secondly, they were both a departure from the deeper tones of previous years. The choices are Rose Quartz and Serenity. Together they create the perfect balance between a warm embracing rose and … Continue reading