• Last-Minute Thanksgiving DIY Decor Ideas

    So, remember that time when you forgot that there was a big holiday celebration coming up and you didn't plan any decorations for your home to entertain the 20+ family members that will be showing up later this evening and now you're totally panicking? If that time is TODAY, never fear! Here...
  • Orange for Every Day

    Like me, I bet you have no problem hitting the pumpkin patch, picking up a pumpkin, carve a spooky face and then toss the bloated gourd a few weeks later when the green fuzz arrives. We all love pumpkins but have you ever thought about orange for every day? I think most people are scared of the color...
  • Home Decor Inspiration: Matisse

    Growing up studying art and art history, I was always fascinated and intrigued by 19th and 20th century art and artists like Henri Matisse, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, and Rene Magritte. I love wall art with bright color, interesting texture, and layers of meaning, and found home decor...
  • Fashion Week Design Inspiration

    New York has just bid adieu to Fashion Week. Design inspiration seen on the runway can now be adapted to the home. There has always been somewhat of a correlation between fashion and home as both are a visual way to express ourselves. Fashion week is a time for designers to pull out all the stops...
  • Pantone's 2012 Color of the Year is Tangerine Tango!

    Orange you happy to hear the news? (Sorry, couldn't resist a little pun.) Pantone has just announced Tangerine Tango as the 2012 Color of the Year! This warm and vibrant shade, full of optimism and energy, is set to make a big impact in the world of interior design. "There's the element...
  • Try a Refreshing Color Combination: Orange, Grey, and Yellow

    In a world that favors neutral home decor, it can feel intimidating to push the color limits with orange, grey and yellow. But when I spied this living room, I was drawn in immediately. The refreshing color combination of various shades of greys, paired with little pops of oranges and sunny yellows makes...
  • Top 5 Favorite Home Design Blogs

    I have my favorite home design blogs (besides our own blog of course). I am constantly venturing around the web to see what other people are inspired by and what projects designers are currently working on. Each blog on my list is very different than the next with its own unique voice. So... let's...
  • Interior Designers Weigh In On Tangerine Tango

    Tangerine Tango was recently announced as Pantone's color of the year for 2102. Now that they've had a few weeks to work with it, what do designers think of this bold and vivacious color? Sandra Espinet : " I actually like it and prefer it to last years “pinkish” color. Tangerine...
  • Zesty Orange Kitchen Decor

    Zesty orange is one of those colors that you either love or hate. Or love to hate. Not I. If the room's done right, that is. All of these images with orange kitchen decor use the color sparingly, in clean, bright spaces. Also, the touches don't require huge investments, other than the orange...
  • Unexpected Beach Color - Decorating with Orange and Blue

    When we think of a beach color scheme, we typically think of white and blue hues. However, a few weeks ago I was hanging out at the beach when the sun set, which inspired a new unexpected color combination - bright orange and deep blue. Decorating with orange and blue can create an eclectic color scheme...
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