The Latest in Rug Trends – Deconstructed

The Latest in Rug Trends – Deconstructed

I’ve been noticing a trend in rugs lately.  After a strong showing of defined geometric and animal-hide patterns the last couple of years, the growing trend in rugs is a deconstructed version of those heavily-popular patterns.  Not sure what I mean?  Let me give...
Move Over, Chevron – Cabana Stripes Are Back

Move Over, Chevron – Cabana Stripes Are Back

via Pinterest No, there’s nothing new about cabana stripes.  They are classic, just like Grace Kelly. via Pinterest There’s something crisp and beachy about cabana stripes.  You can pair nearly any color with white to create a classic pattern that somehow...
All You Need to Know About Trendy Fabric Patterns and Their Names

All You Need to Know About Trendy Fabric Patterns and Their Names

As an interior decorator, I sometimes find myself assuming that my clients know what I’m talking about when I suggest a flamestitch or imperial trellis pattern for their upholstery fabric or new rug.  Then I get the confused stare: I have no idea what you are...

The Lamps I’ve Been Waiting For All My Life

Maybe I’m a bit dramatic when it comes to decorating my house, but have you ever searched and waited for just the right fill-in-the-blank for your home?  Then one day, you walk down the aisle of HomeGoods and you see “the one” and the angels start...
How to Spruce Up a Hutch with Shelf Liner

How to Spruce Up a Hutch with Shelf Liner

I was at Home Goods last week and found this fabulous repositionable shelf liner.  Isn’t this flamestitch pattern gorgeous???  Macbeth Self-Adhesive Shelf Liner from HomeGoods   Recently, I encouraged one of my clients to paper the back of a dark hutch in her...