Category Archives: interior design

This is a broad category but it will cover topics such as interior decorating, styling, window treatment, fabrics, wood flooring choices, kitchen and bath design, bedroom design ideas – whole house ideas.

Putting Christmas Away

Racoon ornament in Christmas tree

Packing Up My Favorite Christmas Decorations   Even the lamps got into the Christmas spirit! I know I’m a bit late in doing this, but I am only getting to put away my Christmas decorations. I put them up so … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: Using Radiant Orchid in Interior Design

Radiant Orchid

My Take on Radiant Orchid   I have always been a fan of this color – whether a more or less intense or more red or violet versions. Color experts say it’s an artistic color (I would agree!) and that it … Continue reading

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Happy New Year’s to All and a Little Table Decoration!

Happy New Year Christmas ornaments and candle on table

 Happy New Year’s to All My Readers and Friends I hope you are all planning a wonderful celebration.  I am having a little pre-dinner celebration and then my husband and I are meeting my brother and sister-in-law (a yearly tradition) … Continue reading

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Why a New Ring Setting is Like Interior Design

 A New Engagement Ring Setting is Like Interior Decorating? Yes! A week before Christmas, I received an early present from my husband – a new setting for my engagement ring. I wanted this for such a long time but I always … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: The Secrets to a Beautiful White Room

let art inform the color scheme in a white room

You all know how much I love color…especially on walls. I don’t have any white walls in my home but that doesn’t mean I hate white – I just hate it when white walls fail…because then the room fails. The room fails … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: How to Pick the Right White Wall Color

 The Key to Picking the Right White I get this question all the time…”How do I pick the right white for my room?”  Hey, I’m the color girl remember? I love color and I would love to see my readers … Continue reading

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Embossed Plaster Art for a Home Staging Project

metallic plaster art with overlay glaze

For a home staging assignment two weeks ago, I had to create some artwork for the property. Yes – I could have used some that I had on hand…but nothing was quite right.  The investors wanted the home to be … Continue reading

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My Interview with Artist, Mary Hong

glass art by Mary Hong

I follow a fellow designer, Cara McBroom, and was really taken by two art pieces in one of her client’s homes.  It was by Mary Hong, an artist working in Florida.  I had to contact her and found we had … Continue reading

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Decorating the Porch for Fall with an Outdoor Rustic Sign

happy autum sign on front porch

So, I came across a wonderful, rustic Welcome sign made by Shayna of The Woodgrain Cottage – such a nice touch to her absolutely beautiful fall porch. I am in the midst of decorating my front porch and felt that something like that … Continue reading

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Blue, Blue, My World is Becoming More Blue!

a serene bedroom in Woodlawn blue

  I have been a non-lover of blue for a long time now…but my taste has been slowly changing. I guess that happens to everyone.  Has this happened to you?   Back in 2007, my husband was diagnosed with a rare form … Continue reading

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