Light Up Your Nest for the Longer Fall Nights

November 2, 2015

It’s that time of the year again: the end of Daylight Savings Time. If you love long hours of sunlight and all the activity that goes with it, it might be a sad change. As … Continue reading




A Summer-to-Fall Mantel Makeover

September 10, 2015

We’re in an in-between time of year, when the warmth of summer and the crispness of fall blend together. The days are hot and the nights can be on the chilly side. For me, when I … Continue reading




How to Go Glamorous with Gray in Your Guest Bedroom

August 14, 2015

This week’s guest blogger is Jennifer of Dear Lillie. Decorating with gray can be a little tricky. Gray is my favorite neutral to use when decorating my home, but because it can sometimes appear cold, it’s … Continue reading




Fall in Love with Your Bath Without Spending a Fortune

June 24, 2015

Our master bath needed serious help. There were baskets of makeup and lotions and potions on counters, in drawers and in cupboards. The 10-year-old artwork and candle-holders needed to go. And worst of all, we … Continue reading




I’m Crazy About Big Mirrors (And You Can Be, Too!)

June 8, 2015

Mirror mirror on the wall, in the hall… put them anywhere at all! (Excuse me, I just had an overwhelming need to express my inner Dr. Seuss.) But I’m really crazy about mirrors. I love that they brighten and enlarge the … Continue reading




Transform Your Bedroom into the Room of Your Dreams

January 27, 2015

We’re in the process of transforming our boring boxy bedroom into a restful, romantic retreat. Like the rest of our house, this makeover is happening in stages, but I thought I’d share with you the … Continue reading




Give Your Bedroom the Midas Touch

October 1, 2014
Bringing gold tones into the bedroom decor #DesignHappy @HomeGoods

It starts with a simple instinct — something that stops you in your tracks and makes you inexplicably happy. That is your starting point! For my daughter, it was the gold lion bookends — homage to our … Continue reading




A 4 Piece, No-Fail Focal Wall Fix

September 24, 2014

We all enjoy rooms with architectural details like fireplaces, picture windows or built-ins. These are focal points in a room to arrange furnishings around. But how do you design a room without these architectural aesthetics, … Continue reading




7 Decorating Tips for Your First Fab Apartment

August 13, 2014

Now that you have found your first apartment out of college, it can be a little overwhelming. Turning your apartment into a home will take time and money. Instead of breaking your budget, shop smart, make a floor … Continue reading




2 Ways and 10 Tips to Style That Big, Brown Sectional

July 24, 2014

Is there a big brown cow in your family room? It seems we all have them — those large, brown, leather sectional sofas that sit like overstuffed, worn in, comfy friends in our family rooms. We … Continue reading