The Decorologist’s Call to Ban the Boob Light!

The Decorologist’s Call to Ban the Boob Light!

You know how much I want to help you. I consider this a public service announcement, really. There ARE alternatives, affordable alternatives, to the boob light fixtures that have been prevalent in homes across the land for the last couple of decades. The time has come...
Improve Your Performance in the Bedroom (and Be Safer, Too)

Improve Your Performance in the Bedroom (and Be Safer, Too)

A while back, I helped a friend choose new paint colors for her home. The previous color of her bedroom made for a bold and dark space, which isn’t always bad for a bedroom – but it was time for an overall update.   A lighter color palette was in...
I Will Never Settle for Fluorescent Light Bulbs Again

I Will Never Settle for Fluorescent Light Bulbs Again

I have never been able to abide fluorescent light bulbs and the horrible flickery blue light they emit.  I unequivocally hate them, mainly because I specify paint colors every day.  Fluorescents can ruin your perfect wall color – it’s that simple.  And now...
How to Update When Your Hardware is All Brass

How to Update When Your Hardware is All Brass

One of my favorite new clients and her husband just bought a large 1970’s home with TONS of potential. The architecture and floorplan of the home is amazing, but because it was built in the 1970s, there are a few quirky things we are going to have to work on....

Ceiling Light Dilemmas: How’s It Hanging?

Don’t you wish builders would use a little forethought when they install ceiling light fixtures?  Aargh.  Most builders hang ceiling light fixtures in the dead center of each room.  Is that where they should be hung?  Not always.  source   Just because someone...