Category Archives: Interior Design

What Works For You Is What Works

Inspiration is a funny thing.  There is no hard and fast formula for what, when, how or who will light the fire. There are times when the cart does come in front of the horse, and this is one of them. … Continue reading

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The Decorative Oomph

The parallels between writing about interior design and decorating and working with interior design and decorating aren’t as different as you may think.  At least four times a year I go back into the blog dashboard and select blocks of … Continue reading

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Flawless Gray Areas: Inspiring Gray Rooms

By no means is the crush we design and decorating faithful developed on the color gray over.  There has been no break-up with this new neutral, no we are so over that color revelation. In fact, most of us asked … Continue reading

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Oscars 2015: Color Goes To The Movies

Hollywood is in its own spotlight this week leading up to Sunday night’s award season crescendo, The Oscars. Considered the gold standard of Hollywood excellence and achievement in film, The 87th Academy Awards ceremony will recognize a most talented field of nominees … Continue reading

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Blue, Brown and Aqua Color Palette

The color spotlight for this week shines on the palette perfection brought forth by the calm, serene and often understated elegance of a blue, brown and aqua color palette. via A tried and true color palette choice, blue, brown and … Continue reading

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A Good Book: My Under the Weather Reading List

Read any good books lately?  As a matter of fact, I have read several over my week of recovery. Reading is proving to be a fundamental part of my under the weather routine and with good reason.  A good book … Continue reading

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Fabric Color, Pattern and Trim: By The Numbers

Old Man Winter has dropped his bags at the front door of 2015 for an extended stay, but a fabric color, pattern and trim pick-me-up provides all the decorative lagniappe necessary to lift a decorative spirit out of the winter … Continue reading

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Brand Recognition and Interior Decorating Ideas Association

Shopping in grocery, electronics, big box, dollar and home improvement stores for items that keep the all things house that make a home process up, running and connected is what you make out of it. My approach and attitude toward this … Continue reading

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The Second Time Around: Repurposed Vintage Items

The popularity of repurposed vintage items remains deep rooted in decorative purpose. Vintage furniture, accessories, clothing, textiles, spaces within our homes and even this second time around blog post can live many lives at the creative mercy and keen decorative … Continue reading

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Royal Redo, Remodel, Rearrange, Remove, Repaint, Rethink: The King’s Jungle Room

Channel surfing through the digital guide, I noticed Turner Classic Movies is once again featuring a day of Elvis Presley movies in cinematic celebration of what would have been his 80th birthday.  Our son’s girlfriend recently visited Graceland, and her … Continue reading

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