• A Rainbow of Lamps and Rugs for Kids

    When choosing lamps and rugs for kids, you can include playful colors that you may not include in your living spaces as an adult. I always like to start a room with a colorful area rug , and then pull out the palette for the rest of the items in the room from there. When decorating for a child, you can...
  • Luxe Living Trends

    The luxe living trend is all about infusing your home with opulent finishes and elegant lines. It’s a philosophy that is rooted in Hollywood glamour but eliminates the “new money” feel with sumptuous textures and timeless shapes. While much of this design trend, at face value, looks...
  • How to Make Your Bedroom Romantic with Crystal Chandeliers

    A bedroom is more than a place to collapse at the end of the day. A bedroom should be a sanctuary; a peaceful retreat. Also, I think, a bit of a romantic haven. Want to know how to make your bedroom romantic? An easy way to add a bit of glamour is with crystal chandeliers. They needn't be over-the...
  • Ceiling Decorating Ideas

    Did you know that ceilings are the new walls? It's almost 2013..... the year of the ceiling. So when you think about decorating a room in the new year.....just look up! I have decorated ceilings before. I've added decorative ceiling medallions and painted ceilings and added moldings...
  • Table Lamps: The Gourd Lamp Three Ways

    In the world of lighting, where there are almost many options as there are rooms to welcome them, it can be hard to know where to begin. But there's one style to which I often turn. It offers clean and classic appeal; it comes in a seemingly endless array of colors and finishes; and it fits into...
  • 14 Guest Room Essentials

    For some, the holidays mean a ton of travel. For others, it’s prime time for entertaining out-of-towners. Unfortunately we can’t offer tips for navigating congested highways and overstuffed airports but we can help you create an incredibly gracious guest room. We’ve collected eight...
  • Design Trend: White and Wood

    The new year is almost upon us, but before I start anticipating 2013’s newest home decorating themes , I’m taking inventory of the most popular looks from the past year. One of my absolute favorites is an interior scheme done in white and pale (even raw) wood. Its roots are Scandinavian,...
  • Romantic Bedroom Decor Inspiration for Valentine's Day

    What's your style when it comes to Valentine's Day indulgences? Do you prefer light and frothy or rich, dark, and delicious? Yes, I am referring to food, but I'm also talking about bedroom decor. The culinary arts are one of my favorite unexpected arenas from which to draw design inspiration...
  • 4 Kids Rooms with Robert Abbey Lamps

    I've always loved the Robert Abbey Delta Lamp. It comes in a slew of colors, and is so versatile — it can go in a chic office, a living room, or even kids rooms. Inspired by two rooms for the little ones, I've put together two options per room based on four different Robert Abbey Lamps...
  • 5 Ways To Change a Room for Under $100

    I took on the challenge to find 5 ways to change a room for under $100. My goal was to do the makeover for under $100, not simply to add one, $100 item. Tricky right? I started with the premise that I wanted a chic gray room. Gray rooms are “in” and can go from summer (with white slipcovers...
  • Pendant Power: Add Style with Pendant Lights

    You can make a space feel modern, warm, eclectic, classic or industrial by the careful selection of statement-making pendant lights. I've long believed that lighting is what gives a room its personality. And not just by the ambiance it gives off, but the light itself says a lot about your design...
  • Getting a New Look: Restyle What You Have

    Getting a new look can cost you nothing. How? Restyle what you have! By reusing items around the house and yard you can instantly change the look of a space and be kind to the environment. I seriously can’t get over the reused crochet afghans re-purposed as a tent. Ingenious, colorful and the...
  • How To Decorate a Room from Scratch

    A clean slate. How often have we longed for one only to find ourselves frozen with indecision when it faces us? The enviable dilemma of how to decorate a room from scratch can be fun, but it can also present so many options that frustration surpasses enjoyment. Follow a few guidelines to help the process...
  • Decorating Ideas with Animal Prints

    No matter what your decorating style, there's room for a little leopard or cheetah, zebra or giraffe. Treat animal prints like a neutral and work within your existing aesthetic when you incorporate these decorating ideas —a vast range of options exists for every design sensibility. I've...
  • What's Your Bedroom Decorating Style?

    What's your bedroom decorating style - Bright White, Global Color, or Moody Drama? These 3 bedrooms for the ladies are all vastly different and very stylish, and it's the bedside table lamps , plush home textiles , and unique accent mirrors that give each space its individual flair. Read on to...
  • 5 Ways to Make A Black Room Work

    By now anyone who delights in interior design knows that the black room is a major trend. Some of you may even have dared to go dark. More likely, you may admire the look, but are unsure how to pull it off. Here are five different ways you can style a room with black paint on the walls, from pops of...
  • Industrial Chic Decor and Lighting

    Industrial Chic decor refers to a new style of decoration that borrows heavily on old classics and non-residential elements. Similar to what we have been seeing in the Steam Punk movement, industrial chic design incorporates rough-hewn metals, cage lighting, and Edison-style filament bulbs that look...
  • Flower Decor Ideas

    Yesterday the daffodils started blooming in the yard. Which got flower decor ideas blooming in my head! Tiny little flowers poking their heads up toward the sun..... ready for spring. Absolute perfection. And while I adore flowers in the garden......truthfully.....decorating with flowers inside...
  • Quick Home Decor Updates

    Quick home decor updates should be inexpensive and liven up any room. Most of us don’t have the funds for major room redecoration, so here are some simple ideas that will have a huge effect on your home without breaking the bank. Adding a hot pattern can modernize any room. Love the trellis...
  • Unique Color Ideas for Kids Rooms

    Spring and summer are bursting with color, and it's the perfect time to embrace unique color ideas for kids rooms! I've created three different color schemes that are at once playful and sophisticated, so settle on a palette and get to work sprucing up your kids' spaces. Yellow and...
  • Beach Home Decor in 4 Ways

    Late spring into early summer is when everyone starts thinking — BEACH! So whether it's an actual beach house, lake house, or just a fresh update to your own house let this beach home decor in 4 ways inspire you! With just a few easy pieces you can get your style of the "beachy look"...
  • Easy Budget Decorating Ideas

    Unless you've just won the mega-millions lottery, one factor will always be a consideration when designing your space: budget. However, great expense doesn't guarantee great taste, and these easy budget decorating ideas will be your best friend for a stylish and livable home. Much beauty can...
  • Fan Fair: 6 Ceiling Fan Styles for Your Home

    As the weather gets warmer, simply throwing open your windows may not be enough. You need to get the air moving with ceiling fans ! Before buying one, however, be sure to do some research as to what size you need to really make a difference. As for what looks best, there are a ton of choices. I've...
  • Home Decorating Ideas with Vacation Memorabilia

    Whether it's a long weekend or an extended trip, the lazy days of a holiday must eventually come to an end. With the end often comes a disorganized pile of vacation memorabilia, as well as the post-vacation blues. It's normal to feel nostalgic for memories of vacation as you transition back to...
  • Do You Have a Juju Hat?

    Juju hats have officially made a comeback in modern spaces and their impact in a space is not to be ignored! The traditional headdress makes for an impressive piece of wall art and brings great texture to the room! I'm particularly loving the juju hat in white feathers. It pops on a dark wall and...
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