Category Archives: Interior Decorating

How to Have an Eco-Friendly Holiday

The holiday season is a time of beautiful decorations, lights, and festivities. I was thinking of ways that we could have less of an environmental impact this holiday season and did my research; these are a few of my findings that I would like to share with you.

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Fun Visit to Magnolia

If you are a fan of Joanna Gaines and the popular HGTV show, Fixer Upper, you know about the Silos and the Magnolia Market. Recently, a friend visited the Silos in Waco, TX, and shared her photos with me. To give you a visitor’s perspective, I thought it would be fun to share them with you! If you haven’t heard, Joanna and Chip Gaines have paired up with the Discovery channel. They will be taking over the DIY Network to form their Magnolia network that will feature “unique, inspiring, and family-friendly” content (Reference). The network is scheduled to launch in October 2020, and I can’t wait to see what they offer!

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2020 Colors of the Year

The paint manufacturers have made some exciting Color of the Year selections for 2020, have you seen them? Overall, they embrace a similar theme to help inspire by using colors of nature and colors that calm. Design with these goals in mind is not a new concept. The impact of paint color in our home, school, or work environment invokes a feeling and affects us. These paint companies have selected the following colors as their 2020 Color of the Year:

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3 Tips to Add a Scandinavian Style

If you were to step into a Scandinavian styled room, it might appear sparse to you. However, each piece in the room was chosen for a purpose or its beauty. The goal is not to fill the room; it is to simplify in use and comfort. If you feel the need to simplify your life, mindfully reduce stress, add Scandi-style to your home’s interior. 

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Fall Home Projects: 5 Tips for Adding a Touch of Fall

When the seasons change, I always get the urge to change the décor in my home. It doesn’t have to be an overhaul, a few changes that embrace the new season. When you think of fall on the east coast, you want to add a cozy feeling to your space, more light as the daylight is less, and a touch of nature.

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Fall Home Projects: Add a Fall Wreath

This fall dress up your home’s entrance with a new wreath! There are many options that you can purchase or make yourself! Be creative with your wreaths and think out of the box, using natural items or elements and incorporate fresh greenery into your home. We all like different color palettes or ways to decorate, check out these ideas for inspiration:

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5 Tips to make Artwork Appear Larger

Over the years of running a professional interior design, decorating, and staging business, I have encountered many of the same questions. A broad category of these questions has to do with choosing art pieces and how to hang artwork properly. If you missed it, read my last decorating article, How to Hang Artwork, for tips. A common question is how to deal with artwork that is too small for a specific area.

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