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

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

JANUARY IS SPIRIT-LIFTING DECORATING MONTH

All my Christmas decorations with their sparkle and beautiful colors have been put away – finally! Now as I look around my home I see a need for some freshening up of my surroundings.  My choices were small changes with a big impact. New velvet pillows – one monogrammed has just changed the look of … Continue reading

EVERY MAN NEEDS HIS SPACE

So often when designing our interior spaces, the choices in styles, colors, fabrics, and furnishings are geared towards the woman of the home. Men often feel pampered and comfortable in spaces that are linked in some way to their interests or hobbies. Some people call this using a “theme”. Working with a theme offers a … Continue reading

The Dish on Design Trends

It is well known that trends can be short lived and quickly become passe, classic and timely looks have staying power and remain fashionable for long periods of time. But there are some trends in colors, bathrooms and bedrooms, that have staying power. They are important for everyone’s home fashions. Gray has been a top … Continue reading

The Best Invention Since Sliced Bread

In my world, everything is fabric, fabric and more fabric!  Most design plans include fabric choices for draperies, pillows, upholstery, comforters and much more. These fabrics are subjected to a variety of environmental factors that affect their longevity. I am a design expert that takes exceptional care of my clients and like you; I see … Continue reading

WHAT IS YOUR STYLE?

Every month, you will find me poring over more issues of home décor magazines than you can shake a stick at! I love reading them and seeing what is new. I am always tearing out pictures of rooms that have that “wow” factor in their décor. I just know that some future client will be … Continue reading

Designer Pillows Make Perfect Christmas Gifts

This one is in the color scheme of white, cobalt, medium greet and tan all wrapped in a contrasting cobalt cording. Was $190.00, now $170.00 plus shipping. Another lovely designer pillow here in the wonderful color scheme of turquoise, brown and rust. The unique cording is knotted in the corners in the turquoise. This is … Continue reading

Oh The Possibilities with Reupholstery!

I am working with a client right now and some of the work involves reupholstering her dining room chair seats. It got me thinking about how just doing that to her dining room set will make such a big difference. You can dress them up, make them more casual or add detail to the final … Continue reading