Month: October 2016

10 Tips for a Stress Free Holiday Season

October 31, 2016

Here we are at the beginning of November already! This year,  let’s make the season more enjoyable by trying to stop all of the stress that always seems to come with the Holiday’s. Here are a few suggestions to help plan make it a more enjoyable and happy time getting ready for the Holiday Season:

One- Making a list and checking it twice.


This is the key to keeping things organized and getting things accomplished. How can you possibly remember everything that needs to be done? And isn’t it a great feeling when you can cross things off your list?

Two-  Preparing for overnight guests.

guest room simple

Keep it simple. Freshen the bed linens, make a small space in the closet, (with hangers) and if possible, have a bench in the room for guests to lay their suitcase. And a nightlight to the bathroom is a must!Read More

Double Curtains

October 23, 2016

Hey everyone! I am working with a homeowner that has a sliding glass back door off of their den and was looking for ideas for window treatments. They do not use the door often, (outdoor furniture set up on other side of door). The room is used basically for TV and movies.  I suggested looking at double curtains:

blue triple


double bedroom

I think they are very pretty! Attractive window treatments can actually be the focal point of the room:Read More

Benjamin Moore Announces 2017 Color of the Year

October 18, 2016

Drumroll please….Benjamin    Moore   today    announced    its    highly    anticipated    Color    of    the    Year    2017    –    Shadow    2117-30,    a    rich,    royal    amethyst:


It is a dark, rich, deep purple:Read More

Five Inspiring Ideas for that Wall Over Your Bed

October 17, 2016

Wondering what to hang over your bed?  For many, it is an awkward space, narrow and wide. It’s hard trying to find something special that you want to make a big impact. Below I have gathered a few inspiring suggestions and photos to help give you some ideas.

One.  Large Artwork:

One single stunning, oversized piece of art is a beautiful statement piece for over the bed:Read More

Interior Stone Accent Wall

October 8, 2016

stone dining room

Looking for a unique idea for that large empty wall? I am working with a client now that is looking for something  unusual and different to fill his great big empty wall:

empty wallRead More