Tag Archives: decorating

Glass Vases, Vessels, and Cloches

You’ve seen how trendy it is to have glass vases, hurricanes, and domes, and cloches on tabletops and in tablescapes, but some of us have difficulty coming up with ideas of what to put into them.  So, here are some ideas for you to try.  I often load them up with fruit like apples or pears […]

Use Your Illusion in Small Spaces

Visual space can expand or contract – depending on how you style it.  Here are some great ideas to increase the potential of your small space: Try to direct seated furniture to face windows and views to open up visual horizons. Horizontal stripes expand a room.  If you don’t have crown moldings, paint a band […]

India Rose Shower Curtain

OK, I am seriously lusting after a few shower curtains I have stumbled upon.  I never thought I’d say that about a shower curtain, but just wait till you see these.  I saw this website in Domino magazine, one of my favorite decorating mags that recently went defunct L.  The website is called India Rose, […]

Glass Bud Vases

Do you guys shop at Dollar Tree?  What a great place for finding mini-gifts, party favors, paper party products, stocking stuffers, holiday trinkets, and sometimes even good decor!   So I’m at my local Dollar Tree to stock up on Old London’s Melba Toast – but they don’t have it anymore!  Sad, but I did find these […]

Form Follows Function

Small spaces require creativity and flexibility to use them most efficiently.  Think outside the box and make your home more interesting at the same time.  Use these ideas to multi-task and increase the functionality of your small space:  Don’t use your dining table much?  Push it against the wall and use it as a desk, […]

Top 10 Decorating Mistakes

Hey, we all make mistakes.  But we only grow if we acknowledge them and move on to better things, right?  So face your demons and check out my top 10 (ok, there are 13 on my list but top 10 sounds better) decorating mistakes: Fear of Color – Sorry guys, but beige IS boring. Artwork […]