Using Blue Fabric as a Neutral

Using Blue Fabric as a Neutral

Recently, we endured an icy winter storm that caused the majority of those affected to stay home. During this dreary mess, I decided to rummage through my fabrics for some refreshing inspiration. While I was searching, I noticed that I was drawn to my blue patterned fabrics. 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

#trending: 2014 Color Trends

#trending: 2014 Color Trends

Hmm… how to describe this year’s color trends?

I think the best way to provide an idea of some 2014 décor color trends is by looking at the peacock feather. Bold and bright, the peacock feather features an array of jewel tones including turquoise, aquamarine and deep sapphire blue, as well as peridot and dramatic emerald green. Just as the peahen is enchanted by the peacock’s feathers, these hues are also mesmerizing to the human eye. While other intense colors are also trending this year, these particular blue and green tones are bold without being overzealous – that is, unless you want them to be! Read more

Fall in the City | New York

Fall in the City | New York

One of my favorite movies, You’ve Got Mail, says it best, “Don’t you just love New York in the fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies.” True there is something about the Big Apple that just sends me swimming with ideas of scarves and mittens, hot cocoa, and a book by the fire in a cozy little brownstone. Read more