Three Living Room Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

It’s probably a fair statement that we all want to have a Living Room  we love. You know…as soon as you walk into the space you start to relax, unwind and feel a bit less stressed, maybe even a lot less stressed. For many clients that I’ve worked with, though, that just isn’t the case.…

Read More

Do You Nest?

Nesting Tables are so functional yet can also be unique conversation starters in a space.

Read More

Antique Farm House…what a find!

I don’t have time to spend hours shopping, nor do I want to. My home staging business takes me to  the stores often enough, scouting out the best pieces for the lowest price…over and over again. Yes, shopping, at times, is my job. So when I discover a unique source that offers one-of-a-kind pieces at…

Read More

My Magnolia Home Living Room

Just about everyone who enjoys home decorating and design is familiar with the name of Joanna Gaines, HGTV’s star of Fixer Upper. Her line of home furnishings and decor, Magnolia Home, is offered through one of my favorite retailers, Pier 1. I thought it would be fun to create a Living Room using Magnolia Home…

Read More

Create Drama with a Black and White Color Palette

    Black and white can work really well as part of a design plan as long as they are used in just the right amounts to create the perfect balance. Case in point is the photo above, courtesy of southernliving.com. I love how the white walls, soft window treatments and warm wood finish on the…

Read More

Cool Casual Style Living Room Using Wicker

  Decorating your home in a Casual style offers so many options for colors and finishes. The Living Room decorating shown above uses wicker furnishings as the foundation with wood accents and plenty of texture. Here is what draws me to this styling: 1. The inviting space itself. Yes, it has been carefully created…no slouchy,…

Read More

Contemporary Living Room Decorating Ideas

  What is the first thing you notice about this colorful, stylish Contemporary styled Living Room? For me it is shape and color. I see the continuity of a circular theme in the petite coffee table, mantel artwork and soft curves of decorative vases. The soft shade of blue on the living room compliments the…

Read More

Romantic French Country Style Living Room

I love the casual elegance of French Country style decor, and this photo immediately caught my eye for that very reason. What do I love about it? The eye is drawn to the window…that is the focal point of this space.Notice how the shutters on each side of the window and the iron work placed…

Read More