Spring into Summer Landscape Update

As we are 3 days away from Independence Day, it is clearly apparent that there were a number of unexpected challenges with getting the landscaping redesign project to the finish line. Most of which was due to contractor delays 😕 (too annoying to get into). Nevertheless, I am HAPPY to report that the front exterior […]

Under Construction Spring into Summer Edition

Under Construction Spring into Summer Edition

“Summer, Summer, Summertime” As I type this post, the instrumental to undoubtedly “THE” hottest summer jam of 1991 plays in my head. ¬†I can recall like yesterday, the radio thumping DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s single from their¬†fourth album, Homebase. ¬†It was just about the end of the school year which marked the […]

Design Chronicles – Deck out your patio

Design Chronicles – Deck out your patio

Today marks the start of “Deck out your patio” season. ¬†If you have been wanting to revive and renew your outdoor living space…. TODAY is the day to get it done. ¬†Many local home improvement stores are slashing their prices to the lowest price of the season. ¬†This day is known to DIYers and designers […]

When in doubt….Accessorize!

When in doubt….Accessorize!

Ever take a look around your space and feel like something is missing? Have you added¬†necessary functional pieces (sofa, loveseat, end table, lamp) to your space but still can’t quite seem to pull it together? Is your space¬†lacking that extra “pizazz” to¬†take it to the pro level? If you answered yes, chances are you are […]

Design Chronicles – Photoshop your room

Design Chronicles – Photoshop your room

Ever wonder how the design photos from¬†your favorite d√©cor magazine¬†always appear to be perfect?¬†¬†Have you tried to recreate your favorite design but the space was lacking that showroom glow?¬†¬†Are you looking for a way to enhance your¬†space so that it¬†looks like it was professionally designed,¬†here’s a tip for you….. “Photoshop your room” Yep, you heard […]

Under Construction Master Closet Edition

Under Construction Master Closet Edition

Earlier this year I began work on redesigning our build basic master bedroom closet. ¬†My design inspiration was to create a closet that resembled a notable designer’s fashion boutique. I wanted a space that felt as though it is located store front on Rodeo Drive. Although I am not a label kinda girl (today), I […]

10 easy ways to update your space

10 easy ways to update your space

Looking for easy ways to update your home?¬† Check out¬†these ten¬†tips¬†to update your space without breaking the bank. Dazzling Dine – Head your throne, break up the monotony of¬†using alike chairs when styling your dining room table.¬†¬†Showcase your style¬†by using a different chair style¬†at the head of your¬†table.¬†¬†If you have already purchased a complete set,¬†steal¬†two […]

When it all comes together….

When it all comes together….

Today I completed staging for our master bedroom redesign that is currently in progress.¬† It is such an accomplishment to see the d√©cor pull together as designed.¬†¬†The inspiration for the d√©cor was fueled by the wall art displayed above the night stands.¬†¬†Aside from the GREAT price, what I love most about the artwork is its¬†color […]

Dream design on a dime – Hollywood Regency

Dream design on a dime – Hollywood Regency

Love the glitz and glam of Hollywood? Well now you can have it in your home for¬†$2995.00. Here’s how. Shopping for home decor doesn’t have to break your back or bank. ¬†With the ease of online shopping I was able to style a living space fit for Hollywood Regency. Shopping list and prices shown below; […]

Capture Valentine’s in a frame

Capture Valentine’s in a frame

Capture those lover’s quotes in a picture frame to make the moment last beyond the holiday. I adore the flowers, candy and¬†stuff animals¬†that accompany Valentine’s Day.¬† I am always looking for ways to extend their life span.¬† Over the years I have accumulated a number of cards that were just to sweet for a day.¬† […]