Al Fresco Made Easy

It’s finally arrived!  Warm weather, sunshine, and beach-boat-BBQ season! Sadly, for many of us, our only real chance to enjoy this longed-for summer weather during the workweek is while waiting for the... Read more »

Small Projects With Big Impact

Though I consider myself quite the homebody and an “indoorsy” sort of person, by this time of year I always feel pretty stir-crazy after being cooped up all winter. Spring Fever has... Read more »

Let Plants Breathe Life into Your Home this Spring

We are all weary of winter by this time of year, so why not breathe some life into our homes with lush plants and sweetly-scented Spring flowers to remind us of the... Read more »

Creating a Color Story

Creating a cohesive color story is perhaps the most impactful – and fun! – step in crafting a thoughtful, beautiful home. A well-planned color scheme visually links one space to the next... Read more »

Make Space for the New Year

Clear out the old and make way for the new! Living in a home bogged down with things we don’t use (or sometimes even want) is no way to kick off the... Read more »

Imperfect Holiday Décor

As I flip through my monthly stack of home décor magazines, I see page after page of perfectly color-coordinated Christmas trees towering over stacks of packages all wrapped in complementary papers.  Each... Read more »

What’s New in Kitchen Trends?

Having recently agreed to help a family embark on a full-home renovation, I began to pull out photos of kitchens I’ve worked on and suddenly realized just how much time has passed... Read more »

Seasonal Accents

The change of seasons provides the perfect opportunity to add a few autumnal touches to ensure our homes are ready for cooler temperatures, long evenings and weekends spent indoors, and our household’s... Read more »

Summer Accents for the Home

Every year it breaks my heart to see the kids head back to school in the hazy heat of August with weeks of swimming weather, potential beach days, and staying up late... Read more »

The Beauty of the Window Box

Window boxes are a wonderful way to add color, flair, and visual interest to your home and its outdoor living areas.  I like to think of them as the accent pillows of... Read more »