Decor Tips & Tricks

21 Clever Tricks to Make Your Home Look Bigger and Brighter

By |2018-03-23T13:14:02-05:00March 23rd, 2018|

Your home is so Spacious! Being in this business I've seen sooo many instances of where smaller homes looked infinitely larger, brighter and more functional than significantly larger homes. Here is a great article about how to brighten your home and enhance the feeling of spaciousness. Some of these suggestions are well known [...]

9 Kitchen Items Designers Really Wish You Wouldn’t Buy

By |2018-02-23T15:04:23-05:00February 23rd, 2018|

The Winds of Change are Blowing! I'm often surprised by some of the design features which become prevalent as I see them as likely to be short lived (think bleached wood cabinets, bamboo floors and now subway tiles) and sure enough some of the more recent "hot" features are trending towards tepid.  Check out this article about what's hot and [...]

15 Nifty Ways To Transform An Unused Closet

By |2018-02-15T14:53:30-05:00February 15th, 2018|

Who else can't stand those bi-fold closet doors? I've been seeing lots of homes where the traditional ugly folding closet doors have been replaced with more attractive alternatives or just abandoned altogether while incorporating the space into the rooms.  Here's an article with some great ideas."

The top 20 home design trends of 2017

By |2017-06-05T19:18:34-05:00June 5th, 2017|

I like to be hip buuut...... This article is a couple of months old but some of the design trends in here still haven't caught up/on in this area.  However, the ones about colors, contrasting kitchen islands, bath vanities and shedquarters are spot on.  What is your favorite?

Got an eyesore? Hide it!

By |2017-03-28T16:37:07-05:00March 28th, 2017|

Here's an article with some great ideas to counter a whole host of issues from your curb or your back yard.  As my readers know I've become a big fan of landscaping for multiple purposes.  If you are looking for advice or a referral please reach out to me!

You look Marvelous!!

By |2017-03-06T15:06:45-05:00November 22nd, 2016|

Things like using soft light instead of clear bright, enhancing shadows and layered light can help you draw attention to the focal points in a room you want to emphasize, create the desires atmosphere and even change colors!  Don't overlook this relatively inexpensive way to enhance your home.  Try different things and I think [...]