Category: Redesign

How to accessorize your home

One of the best ways to make a house a home is to properly accessorize it. This sounds simple and it can be but there are a few rules that I feel should always be followed when accessorizing. First, keep it simple. Accessorizing is not about using every item that you have ever owned all at one time. You don’t ever want the space … Read More How to accessorize your home

Bringing the outdoors in

One of my new favorite obsessions are living walls. These are some of the coolest ways to design and are eco-friendly. Living walls can be incorporated into kitchen – how fantastic is it to cook with fresh herbs. How much better is it to grow your own and have them at your fingertips. Living walls can also be incorporated into eating spaces and living … Read More Bringing the outdoors in

Halloween Fun

Halloween is just around the corner and whether you have kids or you are just a big kid it is a fun holiday to celebrate. There are some great ways to get into the Halloween mood from decorating your outside to little table top items that invoke the spirit. Here are some fun ideas for kids and adults: So have fun and make the … Read More Halloween Fun

Holiday Decorating

It is that time of year, if you live outside of the state of Florida the air is getting cooler and the leaves are changing. That means the holidays are coming and that means it is a great time to change some of the décor in your home. So I thought that I would post some pictures of fall decorating ideas. The easiest places … Read More Holiday Decorating

Reinventing Pieces

So as we change homes or the ways in which we are using our homes there are so many times that the pieces we once had no longer work with the new design or in the new space. So I thought I would talk a bit about how to reinvent those pieces to make them work in the new space. One of the most … Read More Reinventing Pieces

What’s the difference? How to select the right area rug.

As many people know there are many different levels of quality and prices for home fashions. And sometimes it can be very confusing as to what the difference is, especially when we now have all these stores that claim to have the same quality for less. So I thought I would give you some tips of things to look for when shopping for area … Read More What’s the difference? How to select the right area rug.

The biggest and most common design mistakes

There are a few mistakes that I see over and over again in home design. The first biggest mistake that I see on a regular basis is an area rug that is just too small for the space. Area rugs should encompass the seating area. This means that they should be under the furniture. They are not a coaster for your cocktail table. If … Read More The biggest and most common design mistakes

Budget Friendly Adaptations

One of the biggest and most often asked questions I receive is “how do we get the look we want and be conscience of our budget”. So I thought I would give some tips on the areas where you can cut costs but still get quality and a great look. The first area whether you are building a new home or remodeling is to … Read More Budget Friendly Adaptations

Scale and Balance

One of the most important concepts in interior design is scale and balance. Scale is more than just size. Scale is about proportion. The weight that objects hold in a room. Balance is about making sure that the scales of all the pieces in a space are properly connected to each other. In interior design we play with that scale and balance to create … Read More Scale and Balance

Must Haves for Every Home

There are a few things that I feel every room or home must have. These are items that tie rooms together, or are just so great and multifunctional they are a must have. My first must have are pouf ottomans. I am in love with these items. They can be moved to many different places in the room and can be used as both … Read More Must Haves for Every Home

Summertime Design

So it is officially summer. That means that the kids are out of school and a time for a little relaxation. In my world it also means a time for a refresher and new accents that makes me smile when I walk in the door. My philosophy even if I can’t be at the beach everyday in the summer I want to have that … Read More Summertime Design

Design Basics

I get asked all the time what can I do to make my home feel more complete. This is usually followed by I don’t have a lot of money to spend and I want to do it on my own. So I thought I would put together some basic things that any home owner can do on their own to refresh their space. First … Read More Design Basics

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