Last year, I had the opportunity to design a fabulous waterfront condo on Longboat Key, Florida (the beach where Kevin and I got married). The place was beaming with design opportunity and I couldn’t wait to get started!
You could spend a small fortune decorating your home—but you certainly don’t have to if you don’t have it! The secret to top design? Mixing pricier pieces with items you can buy on a tight budget. The elaborate finds pull a room together while the less expensive ones add style and flair. If you’re not […]
Get the know-how about color! We have put together 20 tips and tricks for using, choosing, and loving color!
Whether you have a taste for beautiful coffee table books, white ceramic plates, vintage dishes, old advertising signs, or wooden boxes, these collections can enrich your décor and your family relationships. Whatever you choose to collect should be something you love and adore, not always something that necessarily has monetary value.
Linear Love… How to Paint Stripes on Walls “Though there are moments when plain white walls might seem a relief, those moments are rare, and should be discouraged.” ~Roger Banks We are ready to reveal our living room… Remember a few weeks ago when I mentioned that we were ready to say Goodbye to our […]
“I wonder if any element of interior design is more personal than color? Nothing can more quickly reveal aspect of personality and character than the choice – or absence – of color.” ~Van Day Truex We all love to watch decorating shows and they always say the easiest way to redecorate is with paint, but […]
20 Don’ts in Decorating… A Little How-To in Reverse Many of us read books and browse through magazines, watch HGTV and visit decorating show houses in search of design inspiration for our own interiors. But it’s hard to learn ahead of time what things to avoid before you even begin decorating project.
Since we are on the brink of spring, we have already begun to organize and clear our clutter. The clean freak in me jumps for joy when it is time for a good spring cleaning! The Milner’s have cleaned, filed and purged unwanted items in preparation for a clutter free spring. To rid our garage […]
I am a big believer in the transformative power of color. Color creates paramount psychological (mind) and physiological (physical) effects.