Eight Ways to Style Your Stoop

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Let’s face it, many of us would love to have that fabulous front porch or grand staircase to dress up this time of year with beautiful flowers and potted plants but it isn’t always the case. Styling your stoop can be as simple as changing your front door color and adding some potted plants or as elaborate as changing your lighting fixtures and sprucing up stone work. I’ve received so many requests this week for ways to style a stoop and I am happy to share ways to enhance curb appeal creating a warm welcome for your guests. Read more

Inspiration to Interior: Milan Fashion Week

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This week we had an AYP first, a reader sent in a design question that involved a dress she bought on vacation. I am so excited to answer her question because we have a column called, Inspiration to Interior that is all about bringing the latest fashion from the runway into your home Q. I am in love with a Bluemarine dress I bought on vacation last year, can I design a room around it? Grace Read more

Front Door Fabulous

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Spring is on the way and it is the perfect time of year to start planning for your exterior projects, especially if permits are involved with your township. Curb appeal is always at the top of my clients lists and changing or re-painting the front door can make a huge difference in the overall look of the facade. Let’s start out with selecting a style door; above is a standard wooden, six panel door painted in a fabulous shade of turquoise, the perfect compliment to the copper awning. Read more