Tabletop Decorating for the Holidays

If you don’t have a lot of extra time or cash but you love your home to be welcoming to friends and family, then my holiday decorating hacks are for you. First, get a cream colored tablecloth that fits your table. Make sure it’s machine-washable and pretty basic. It’s going to be the basis for […]

Guest Room Makeover Part 2: Use What You Have!

Ready to decorate?!?! We are so excited to move furniture in this space. We firmly believe in using what you have and then adding a few unique pieces. We also don’t want to turn this into a HUGE project. Who has the time, right? In our re-do, we already had an ebony wood bed frame. […]

Guest Room Makeover: Choosing Wall Color

We are always decorating. When we are not re-designing the store, we are re-decorating our home. So we decided to share this re-do and design tips with you. Here we are: The first photo shows the room we had used as an office. We haven’t painted it since¬†we moved in. You can see its snazzy […]

Tips for Using Color

If you are wary of color and unsure whether you will do it “right” – here are some tips that I hope will help you embrace a colorful palatte. 1. Look to Mother Nature: She combines all shades of green, with all shades of brown, sometimes orange, red, and blue. She doesn’t make mistakes and […]

How to De-Clutter a Room

“Stuff.” The things, items, personal treasures, finds, gadgets, accessories that make our lives a little more fun. Until they don’t. What then? I recently re-read Marie Kondo’s book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” If you’re in the mood to make drastic changes – grab the book and .pay attention. The premise is simple. Eliminate […]