Tag: Decorating ideas

Kitchen Window Makeover

May 3, 2016

I am working with a client online helping with her kitchen redesign:

Before:

marsha before kitchen

We have worked on many home projects together over the years. She recently wrote, “ My next project is our kitchen.  It is stuck in the 80’s and desperately needs an update!” I think it looks very pretty and just needs a little refreshing. I will share the whole project with you which includes new paint colors, flooring, lighting,  granite countertops and backsplash when the room is completed soon.

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The Right Vase For The Right Flower

April 24, 2016

If you are like me, you have many different vases you have collected over the years. Tall, short, round and square. Clear and colored glass. Vases and containers of all colors, shapes and sizes!

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But that is ok, because a good variety is important to handle the many different flowers and  various arrangements. Here is a brief summary of popular vase shapes and what flowers work best:Read More

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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Finding The Focal Point In Your Home Office

March 3, 2016

When you walk into a room, the first thing that catches your eye is usually considered your focal point. The wow of the room. When you are decorating an office, how can you arrange a focal point to make the room a home run in design?

Benjamin Moore -Deep Royal- Office -- Studio McGee

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An easy trick I’ve learned is  to stand in the doorway of the room and pretend it is a bedroom. Now where would you put the bed to make it your focal point? That is where you should be starting your room design. That wall is where you will look when you walk in, so that is where you make your prettiest wall!

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