Great Customer service is alive and well

Thursday, 08 September 2011 by

I just had two outstanding experiences with customer service in the past two days.  So I have to give a personal “shout out” to the businesses involved. The first experience was yesterday with  Within an hour of my request for a quote (outside landscape lighting) they were at my door snapping up pics to

Tame or Wild? I’ll take wild please

Thursday, 08 September 2011 by

From the Runway to your home – It’s a Jungle out there. My teenage daughter and I will be doing a few joint posts together where we will show you how fashion and interior design often intersect.   You can find her here for her take on affordable fashion trends. Animal Prints I am a big fan of

Candelabra makeover

Tuesday, 06 September 2011 by

One of the exciting things about shopping at a thrift store is finding that diamond in the rough.   A recent trip to the salvation army was pretty uneventful until I discovered 2 hideous looking candelabras. I picked them up, thought they looked awful and returned them to the shelf. But just before leaving the

Decorating-Where do I start?

Sunday, 04 September 2011 by

I received an email the other day that read: “We have been blessed with a home to decorate, but I don’t know where or how to start. Any advice?” I hear this so often that I decided to share 6 tips on how to get a decorating project off the ground. Okay, so you purchased

Decorating from A-Z (Z is for Zen)

Thursday, 01 September 2011 by

We made it to Z!!!  This last post concludes our series on decorating from A-Z. Z is for ZEN ,which means meditation in Japanese, so it’s no surprise that the Zen way of designing turns your home into a place of serenity. When designing with the Zen concept, here a a few tips to keep in