Pantone Fall 2013 Color Trend: Samba

It's another Pantone Fall 2013 Color Trend Day.  Today I thought I'd start this short work week with a bright vivacious color, Samba--a dramatic and expressive Red....more

I'm Dreaming of Dreamy Bedrooms

With the forecast predicting rain today, cozying up in my bed on a rainy day sounds absolutely wonderful, especially if you add a good book and a cup of tea.  But since it is a Wednesday and I have to work, I thought I'd dream about my dreamy bedroom and share with you dreamy bedrooms. ...more

"Islanded"ed in Your Kitchen

When thinking of your dream kitchen, many picture a large open space to entertain in, complete with an island.  The kitchen island is a place for prep work, to provide extra storage, an eating area, and more often than not, a place to hangout.  There are several things to think about when designing your kitchen island whether it be for a remodel or new construction. ...more

Shiny Lacquered Walls

 Miles Redd...more

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Remember the days of mirrored walls?  They were a big trend in the 70's & 80's.  And remember when you purchased a home with those mirrored walls, you were quick to tear them out?!  I know you do.  Well gone are the days of tacky mirrored walls and replaced by the new chic, classic, timeless mirrored walls.  Mirrored walls have slowly made their way back in! ...more

What's Trending: Faux Bois

Faux Bois has gained more popularity every year, and this rustic motif is appearing in countless glamorous products, ranging from lamp shades to wall coverings to rugs.  It's another approach to bring the outdoors in.  The look can be both rustic and modern, depending on the product material.  Are you a fan of Faux Bois? As seen in Elle Decor's September 2012 issue....more

Color Trends Fall 2012

With summer coming to an end and everyone has "back to school" on their minds, I thought I'd share with you the projected Fall 2012 color trends by Pantone.  I think I'll be doing several posts on the upcoming fall colors. Some of these colors are similar to Spring 2012's, such as the tangerine & the blue.  The only difference are the tones. ...more

From Bloom to Room #13

I hope everyone's weekend was great.  And I'm sure like many of us, you were watching the Olympics, opening ceremony and the competitions.  How bout Michael Phelps?!  But congrats to Ryan Lochte for bringing home our first gold medal! Okay, enough rambling, here's Monday's bloom, a delicious vegetable, the eggplant.  Enjoy ...more

From Bloom to Room #12

It's Monday again, so back to it!  I hope everyone has a great start to the week.  I have got so much to do; I have been, and still am, so busy with work, which is a great thing!Back to my Monday series, week's bloom I chose the Cinnamon Fern....more

From Bloom to Room #11

Happy Monday everyone!  Today's bloom is going to be the Gardenia.  They are still blooming here, and the smell is absolutely divine!Google...more