Three Simple Steps To Decorate Your Coffee Table

April 5, 2016

One project I love to do when the Seasons change is to redo my coffee table and other vignettes through my home:

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A good way to cheer up and freshen the room!

Are you looking for a quick update for your coffee table? I have a three step plan I use for decorating coffee tables that has always worked well for me. These are the items you will need:

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Outdoor Rug Magic

March 31, 2016

Looking for a way to make your outdoor area more comfortable and inviting? If I had to suggest one item that can transform your front porch as well as your backyard deck, my suggestion would be an outdoor rug:

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There is no other accessory that is as inexpensive and easy-to-find for the perfect way to dress up your outdoor area:Read More

Just A Reminder

March 30, 2016

I just wanted to let you know that the April issue of my newsletter ‘Roominations’ will be published tomorrow, March 31!

* This issue answers this month’s reader question, “Is the Clean vs. Dirty Rule Important?” I will explain an easy way to learn and remember and also how to use in home decorating.

* The secret post this month is ‘Outdoor Rug Magic’. Like paint can transform a room, an outdoor rug can convert your porch from boring to Wow!

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Does Grant Beige Work With Oak Cabinets?

March 28, 2016

I received an interesting reader question the other day:

Dear Kelly,

How would Grant Beige be on my kitchen walls with honey oak cabinets? I am looking for a neutral color that will downplay the cabinets but go with my granite that has neutrals,grays,light tan (slab is called Ornamental Gold)
Thanks!

Here is a photo representation:

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Simple and Gorgeous Spring Centerpieces

March 22, 2016

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Isn’t it so nice we are decorating for Spring again? Time goes by so fast! Unbelievable.  I decided to make a Spring centerpiece today and it just makes me happy to see:

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Matching Flowers With Pantone Colors

March 18, 2016

Are you as excited as I am that Spring is almost here? Hooray for warmer weather! I wanted to share this interesting article that FTD wrote matching Pantone’s Top Ten Spring Colors with Spring Flowers. I love seeing the colors with the description and care for each flower and thought you would also enjoy. Here is a special introduction from FTD for the color boards:

Early spring is one of the best times of year. The frost starts to melt, the weather gets warmer, and flowers start to bloom. Whether you enjoy planting bright blooms in your yard, or prefer using flowers indoors to brighten up your space, there’s no denying that the right flowers can really transform a home or garden.

There are endless options for colorful spring flowers. To help you choose the ones that are right for you, FTD put together spring flower color palettes based on the Spring 2016 Pantone colors. These ten colors range from soft pinks and reds to vivid reds and yellows, creating a contrasting yet balanced group of colors that will inspire you as you decorate this season!Read More