How To Style a Coffee Table That Starts Conversations

How To Style a Coffee Table That Starts Conversations

You know how I like to change things up.  Fairly frequently. I’ve already changed it since my “Fall House Tour” featured on the Eclectically Fall blogger tour last week.  I actually took those photos a couple of weeks ago, so it was time for a few...
To Paint or Not to Paint?  Allison’s Coffee Table

To Paint or Not to Paint? Allison’s Coffee Table

I know I haven’t posted about Allison’s home makeover lately.  The truth is, we’ve been waiting on the pair of living room chairs we ordered from West Elm. Many of my clients are surprised that it takes 6 to 12 weeks to receive upholstered furniture....
Bargain Table Makeover – Chalk Paint Fail & Fix

Bargain Table Makeover – Chalk Paint Fail & Fix

Would you be able to see the potential in these yard sale tables?  One is a large coffee table, one is an end table, and one is a sofa table.  All with caning, missing the glass inserts that were originally included in this 1980’s set.  I picked them up for $30...
Two Things to Avoid When Designing a Room

Two Things to Avoid When Designing a Room

When designing a room, it’s important to balance your furniture on the architecture of the space in order to avoid wonkiness.  In answer to your question, “wonkiness” is a very technical design term.  Ok, not really, but it’s a problem that we...

Decorating for Smart People

Right before my Furniture Arrangement Workshop last Thursday night, a lady who was attending came up and asked me where remedial students should sit. Furniture Arrangement Workshop at Merridian    I believe that anybody – anybody who wants to, that is –...