Valentines Day Styling

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Wrapping up the Week of Accessories I wanted to share some simple ways to style your home for a holiday. Today we’re talking about Valentines Day but these simple tips can be applied to just about any holiday. Here are some Tips for Holiday Decorating;

1. Remove and pack up the existing mantel accessories and various accessories around the house to make room for the holiday decor. Starting with a clean slate makes this task much easier. Jump out of that box, we create when decorating, take down those pictures that never get changed and replace with a fun DIY project like above, learn how here. Read more

A Well Accessorized Home

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This week we are talking all about accessories; how to use them, where to find them, why we need them and how to style them. Today I wanted to take you on a House Tour that demonstrates what a well styled home looks like and how simple decisions can help you select and place your accessories. I just adore the open plan concept and this condo sets the stage for chic styling. Starting out in the seating area; an area rug defines and grounds the seating arrangement, fabulous throw pillows add a subtle pop of color and pattern while a simple coffee table arrangement finishes the look. Read more

Accessorizing Made Easy

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I am helping accessorize a room for my client Patrica this week and realized that there are a few basics when it comes to making a room feel finished. Her exact words were, “I want to walk in and feel happy”. I can select the perfect pieces of furniture for a room but unless I take the time to style it then it is not going to invite you. So where do we start? That is the best part, with accessories its up to you. I suggest starting with what matters (or bothers) you most. Horizontal surfaces were most important to my client; her coffee table, bookshelves and mantel needed to be addressed. Read more

Mirror Mirror on the Blog

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When I’m working on a project I find that by the time we are at the stage for accessorizing my clients have lost their enthusiasm and just want to be done. I understand why, especially when new construction is involved, so I am here to make it easy. This week I am focusing on simple ways to achieve a finished look in your home and tips for accessorizing, starting out with mirrors. Read more