One of my friends was is in the process of retiring and downsizing, and as she prepared for her move, I listened to her daily struggle of purging and packing – what to take and what can go? Which got me to thinking, “If I were moving at this point in my life, what would […]
Stripes are always fun – whether bold colors or neutrals, they add a great pop of pattern and texture to a space. Sources (clockwise from right): Kate Spade Candy Shop Stripe Shower Curtain / Haute House Chevron Stripe Chair/ Rosenthal Thomas Sunny Days Stripe Dinnerware / Urban Outfitters Ikat Stripe Pillow / ZGallerie Levels Artwork […]
The most well-designed rooms always have an element of the “unexpected”. So this 4th, declare your Independence from safe design! Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to purchase a matching bedroom set. Mixing pieces actually gives you a more eclectic and livable look. If you love the nightstands from one group, choose […]
When I think of the perfect summer color, orange immediately comes to mind. Good news is, orange is everywhere right now. We recently used some amazing orange and white lampshades in a guest bedroom remodel, and I was instantly inspired! Here are some other great orange finds:
Life nowadays is complicated – we’re always rushing here and there, and working way too hard. Our home should be our sanctuary away from the daily grind. We all deserve to have a little “luxury” in our lives, and especially in our home. Here are a few things we feel everyone deserves to splurge on: […]
DO Lay out the arrangement of the artwork on the floor before hanging it on the wall. DON’T Hang artwork more than 6”-9” above furniture pieces.This will allow your artwork to visually coordinate with your furniture pieces. PROPER ART PLACEMENT DO Unify a mixture of art themes by coordinating framing styles. DON’T select artwork solely […]
Inventory your existing furnishings throughout the house. A nightstand in the bedroom might be the perfect end table in the family room. The artwork over your bed might look fabulous in the kitchen. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box – or room – as the case may be!