It’s official! Spring is here and has entered my home! I finally removed the large gourds that were adorning my dining room table for autumn and winter, replacing them with blue hydrangeas, oversized pears and a bird nest. Now I just need some sunshine and I’ll be set! Happy Spring, everyone!
Don’t worry, this post isn’t about cleaning. Unfortunately – and despite my best efforts – cleaning is just not my forte. This post is all about how to make your room so visually interesting that your guests’ eyes won’t ever stop to focus on the dust bunnies hiding at the edge of the rug. And trust me, with kids and pets,…
When most people look at a design, they can immediately sense whether it feels right, but might not know why. Often times, the feeling of whether something is right is determined by a design’s balance. Balance is easy to spot when it’s symmetrical, or a mirror image, such as two matching lamps on the entryway, an identical arrangement of…
I am a true believer that you have to LOVE every piece of furniture and every accessory in your home. If you’re at the store deciding whether to purchase something and you think to yourself, “I like it. It’s okay.” Run the other way! Don’t buy it! Hold out for something that really inspires and speaks to you. That being…
I have a real love of chairs! Not just because of their function, but because they can add such an unexpected statement to a room! Among my current favorites are those from Andrea Mihalik from Wild Chairy. I love the way she transforms vintage chairs and makes them shine by mixing colors, prints and textures for a bold statement….