Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Friday, September 14, 2012
Thursday, August 2, 2012
My Mother & Sister's Visit
Some do it only for others, or just to entertain. Some do not get why they should do it at all -- and probably never will. For those, I feel sad. They do not know what they are missing. What is this thing? It is the ability to enjoy your own surroundings. You can turn your home into your own original work of art by layering in all of your favorite things. You can "paint it to life" with your favorite colors. You can even showcase all of your loved collectibles and cherished heirlooms. Now --- don't forget to enjoy it yourself!
When my own Mother and sister visit, there's one thing I can count on...
Friday, July 13, 2012
Pleasing Mom & The Little Miss Both
A recent job hit so close to home for me. A Mom hires me to help update her darling daughter's bedroom. My first thought: This could be deadly. Can I possibly please a mom and a feisty pre-teen?
Thursday, May 24, 2012
In our last Honest Blog article, "Gearing up for a Fabulous Summer Retreat," we mentioned perfectly lovely rooms that "Got No WOW." In this article I will share a few tips on introducing into your space some vintage flair...
Re-think common or vintage items.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Have you ever walked into a fabulous room with a "summer personality," or seen one in a great
magazine, that makes you go WOW! Do you ask yourself, how do they achieve such a look? Would your first thought be re-sale shops, estate sales, antique stores, flea markets -- even a next door neighbor's yard sale? Hidden treasures are everywhere; you just have to discover them.
It's not hard.