Creating Outdoor Spaces

Creating Outdoor Spaces

The space outside your home is becoming just as important as the living areas inside. We are designing more outdoor kitchens and living/play areas than ever before. We thought it would be great to share some of the concepts we work with every day when designing an...
Gotta Have It: the Essentials of Entertaining

Gotta Have It: the Essentials of Entertaining

I recently did a presentation of how to set up a buffet for the ladies of Firethorn in Lincoln. I decided to buy some items to carry in the stores that you can grab and make a huge difference in your presentation. This week’s blog will be showing you those items and...
Keep moving or you’ll get painted!

Keep moving or you’ll get painted!

Doug used to say to people in our first home………… “keep moving, people, or you’ll get painted”.  I admit, I painted a lot of stuff.  I got bored and painted my French doors blue, my kitchen cabinets dark green and my wood floor checkered.  Not to mention all the...
How to do a collage of wall art

How to do a collage of wall art

When we head to market, we order a lot (I mean a lot!) of art.  I have to be able to display it all in the showrooms so we collage.  This is also a great way to create interest on your personal walls.  The following rules are mine.  A lot of people have many different...
How to do your spring pots

How to do your spring pots

Most people are elated when warmer temps show up. Me? Not so much. I mean I like spring, but I like winter better – I hate hot weather! One of the perks however are my pots. I love being able to step out my back door and snatch some fresh rosemary or see ivy...