MAKE YOUR TREE SPECTACULAR!

Even the décor challenged among us can have a beautiful tree! So put on some Christmas music and join the fun with the maids-a-milking. Put the tree topper up before the ornaments. It helps to dictate placement and balance for your ornaments and garland on the rest of the tree. Trees require lots of lights! … Continue reading

Design Your Best Holiday yet!

How would you like to be the hostess with the mostest this year? Your role for these holiday events should not include the duties of caterer and logistics expert.   Let’s not throw our dream of a wonderful holiday out the window when our guests come in the front door. My design focus today is on … 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

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

How to Pull It All Together

Have you gotten to that place yet? I have been there more times than I care to admit. Every one of us will come to that place of not knowing how to pull our interior decorating together in our homes. We may have good design furnishings in our homes but completing the look and the … Continue reading

Give Green a Chance

There are a lot of budget friendly and earth friendly things you can do in your everyday life. Here are a few thoughts to get you started: Use low – VOC paints. They give off considerably less fumes and are less toxic to the environment. Think of it as making a better choice and not … Continue reading

Room-by-Room – Designed for Senior Safety

A new set of concerns arise when we take on responsibility for the safety and comfort of our aging family members. I specialize in downsizing design. The physical and emotional aspects of downsizing are so important. Safety in the shower is a top priority. Wall mounted handles help seniors with entering and exiting the tub. … Continue reading

Design Color Scheme How to – Using Blue and Green in Your Home

Click on the link below for Linda’s video of color schemes: Have you ever considered using blues and greens in your home’s interior design? It is a really cool color scheme! See it here on the latest 2013 fabrics. Learn how to use this great color scheme.

Colors Lead the Way in Senior Friendly Design

Americans are living longer these days thanks to modern medicine and healthier lifestyles. As a result of all this good stuff, the elder segment of our population is mushrooming and many new living issues have cropped up. Today’s focus is the role of color in design for empty nesters and seniors, whether they age in … Continue reading

Living Room Design Inspired by the Rug

The deep corals and blues in the homeowner’s beautiful rug were the inspiration for this room’s interior design. The two colors compliment each other so well. The resulting design has created a cohesive style that beckons you to come in and sit down!