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How to Mix Styles

How to Mix Styles

When Doug retired, he decided to try his hand at cooking dinner for us.  This is how we roll now…I do the meal planning and grocery list and he goes to the store (gross, is there anything worse than going to the grocery store?).  When I cooked, I glanced at a recipe...

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Feel Your Style

Feel Your Style

When I am training a new designer or working with the staff, I often tell them…when a client is struggling with telling us what they want…go straight to emotion.  When you use descriptive words, you can almost always pinpoint what people want.  My clients know that I...

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Do you know what we do? I mean REALLY know?

Do you know what we do? I mean REALLY know?

If I hear, “I didn’t know you did that or we would have used you!” one more time, I am going to lose it! Maybe it’s my fault, yes, I said it - I take responsibility and am owning the fact that it is my company and perhaps I’m not doing a good job of educating everyone...

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Art Rules… are there any? Should there be?

Art Rules… are there any? Should there be?

There seemed to be rules at one time, but almost all of them can be challenged.  The more eclectic styles become-the old rules just don’t always apply. In my opinion there are some basics, I guess you could call them rules, but I have broken them…and often. ...

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Art Smarts

Art Smarts

You don’t have to be an art connoisseur, but if you are buying art- you should understand what you are getting. Read on for some helpful descriptions. So, I have painted, in fact I have a couple of my pieces in my house, which makes me an artist....

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Best of Houzz 2016 Winner

Best of Houzz 2016 Winner

I’m standing here reading this and doing the Miss America wave. Thank you America- thank you for choosing our product and our service. We work so hard for our clients and I love that our collective team of designers are getting recognition. The people have spoken, or...

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Head Over Heels for 2016

Head Over Heels for 2016

Arrangement how to’s and height rules So it’s New Year’s Eve and you decided to host a dinner party. Yes, I know the food is the most important element to be concerned about, but somehow it just tastes better when your table looks great. In addition, the centerpiece...

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Belly Up To The Bar

Belly Up To The Bar

Making a beautiful bar This time of the year there may be too much bellying up to the bar! But, if you are going to entertain, you better do it right. I am not talking about the booze, there are all kinds of debates to be had there, and I’m not going there. I’m...

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I’m Bored

I’m Bored

How to change your holiday décor for a New Year’s celebration The New Year is upon us. I remember getting a great dress, booking a hotel room, and going wild once a year on New Year’s Eve. Does that still happen or did I just get tired somewhere along the line? Now we...

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