The Mix!

Shopping vintage stores, consignment stores, second hand stores, garage sales or flea markets can score you the most interesting decor items…mixing old and retro with new and glamorous will give your home character…it will make your home look like it has been collected over the years…rather than purchased from a decor store…the key to making […]

Bottoms Up!

Step out of the box when thinking outdoor furniture…unconventional items like whiskey barrels, vintage trunks, rustic benches or old dressers can play a key role in your outdoor decor…when they have served their original purpose…when the last drop of whiskey has been poured…when the steamer trunk has seen it’s last trip…or that old dresser can’t […]

Framing Your Vignettes!

Let architectural details frame out the vignettes in your home…door ways offer the perfect frame to an inviting collage…realize the importance and potential your architecture offers you…not just for influencing your style…but for providing perfect placement of furniture to satisfy the eye and the psyche.

The Value Of Real Estate!

By maximizing the value of the real estate you own you can provide yourself with a home that doubles in size in the summer, along with capitalizing on a higher resale value… by looking to the back yard to expand your living quarters not only will you add value to your daily lifestyle but you […]

Cabin Fever!

Rustic decor is all the rage in home decorating…creating the cabin look is easy…add furniture with natural wood detailing…fill a vase full of branches…an area carpet is as simple as laying a cow hide…add a rustic bench…use interesting architectural details such as wood beams…swamp camp fires for candles…dim the lights…wrap yourself in a down duvet…no […]

Living On The Edge!

Using your imagination when creating the edge of your garden can take it from ordinary to extraordinary…the edge of the garden is like the outline of a drawing…don’t forget to punctuate it with character…providing an edge to your garden makes grass cutting easier…it also prevents grass from creaping it’s way into the garden…so go ahead, […]

The Stiletto Bubble Bath!

The shoe to an ensemble is like… the cone to the icecream…like the cake to the icing…like the vase to the flowers…like the legs to the chair…like the table to the vignette…like the deck to the patio furniture…like the ground to the garden…they anchor the embellishing main feature…they are the basis for the beauty…they are […]

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