Decorating with Pink

Decorating with Pink

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I found it fitting to write about and to show how to incorporate pink in your home décor. There are several ways to add pink without transforming your home into Barbie’s Dreamhouse. With a little imagination, pink can become a versatile hue. Whether you prefer a classic, whimsical, or eclectic look, this color can help you achieve your vision. Read more

Pet Peeves: Protecting Furniture from Your Pups

Pet Peeves: Protecting Furniture from Your Pups

Lately I’ve been having a problem with my two dogs and their quest to ruin my furniture. From chewy treat stains to digging my sofa in attempt to reach far ends of the world, my dogs are absolutely determined to annihilate my possessions. (This is probably my fault because I allow them to get on my sofa and bed because I just can’t say no to their sweet little faces!) Read more

Why choose cushions with welting?

Why choose cushions with welting?

If you were of nobility in the Middle Ages you would own a chair with welted cushion and it would have been exquisite.  In the Spanish Court, only the honored were permitted to sit in chairs that featured elaborately decorated cushions with welting.  And in France, the most privileged were permitted to kneel on a welted cushion behind the King in church.

We can definitely say that even to this day cushions with welting have not lost their function or their attraction.  Cushions today are accessories as well as a seating comfort.  Functionality, however, should not dictate the style of your pillow!  Dress it up with welting.

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