Have You Added Marsala to Your Home Décor?

I posed this question recently on my social media about the color Marsala and the answers were quite interesting. I look at it as a cool new color that I can work with to discover all the possibilities. But quite a few of the responses to my poll found the color to be too dark … Continue reading

Fireside Decorating Chat #2 with Linda Hunt-Ingenious Ideas

Here are some great design tips and ideas for you that are easy and relatively inexpensive and will give your room that “beautifully unique” look that is my trademark. You may even have all the design ingredients right in your home already!  

Examples of the Use of Marsala, Pantone’s New Color of the Year

Written by Jane Blanchard There is not a year in the last 16 in which the Pantone Color of the Year has been announced that has not produced a polemic exchange. The visceral response to a color is typically indicative of some personal reaction before reckoning its careful selection intended for creative and imaginative use. … Continue reading

BlogTalkRadio Recap-Enjoyable Outdoor Furniture that lasts

TO LISTEN CLICK ON THIS LINK http://www.blogtalkradio.com/decorate-your-castle/2013/06/19/decorate-your-castle-enjoy-your-outdoor-furniture Here is your ticket to a comfortable, carefree outdoor living space that you can enjoy for years to come. Summer Classics is a premier outdoor furniture manufacturer of high quality resin wicker, cast aluminum, wrought aluminum, teak, and wrought iron patio furniture, with outdoor cushions from an exclusive … Continue reading

Decorate Your Castle-Amazing Rugs for the Home

TUNE IN WED. MAY 14TH @7PM EST CLICK ON LINK BELOW – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/decorate-your-castle/2014/05/14/decorate-your-castle-amazing-rugs-for-the-home Want to enhance the look of your room? Want your guests to envy your style? A new rug from W. Hirsch Oriental Rugs will do just that. Sally Hirsh will be my guest this week to talk about all the wonderful styles … Continue reading

What’s Your Style? Could it be Beach/Tropical!!

Beach/Tropical design inspired by the sun and sea. The feeling here is lived in but with an exotic flair. Furniture of this style features cane and rattan with glass tops. Fabric patterns are large prints often with palm leaf or pineapple motif. Look for seagrass area rugs that can be bound with different color tapes. … Continue reading

What is Your Style? Could it be Southwestern Design!

Southwest design is casual, elegant and inspired by nature and the Spanish settlers that populated that region of the country. It combines the colors of the desert – rust and sand – with wrought iron and adobe dwellings. Look for elements of clay, wood beams, woven grasses and rattans along with the colors of blue, … Continue reading

Oriental Rugs in Contemporary Decor Part 2

Part 2 This post was written by guest contributor Anna Nahman, Interior Designer and blogger from L’Essenziale Home Designs (linking to my blog). 2) WEAVING TECHNIQUES All handmade rugs can be divided into pile weave and flat weave. Pile rugs generally look more luxurious and sophisticated and they require more care too. Flat weave rugs … 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!

Big Savings For Your Windows and Floors

Do you need new window treatments and new rugs? Do you know you can get both things on sale now? Get your fresh look without waiting, Hunter Douglas Duette shades are 10% off until February 28th, 2013. These are the beautiful double or triple honeycomb shades that are energy savers to boot. That in itself … Continue reading