Bring The Colors Of Fall Into Your Home

The days of sun kissed skin and pool side cocktails are becoming a distant memory, as we embrace the first week of Fall.  Today we welcome dewy mornings and colorful landscapes with a verse from the talented poet, John Clare; "And I do love the varied hue, And I do love the browning plain:; And I ...

To Metal Or Not To Metal: That Is The Question!

As I stare at our 20 year old roof in the sweltering summer heat, at a roof that so desperately needs replacing, I can feel a slight tinge of despair. On my worst days,  a "new" anything brings upon a feeling of elation, but this time it's different.  It's not a new sofa or our newly renovated kitchen. It's a new ...

Little Known Ways To Bring A Room To Life

Have you ever walked into a room and saw right through it? A room where your eyes had a difficult time finding a resting place?  Did you noticed an absents of flutters you typically get when you see something unique, radiant and beautiful?  A place of beauty and interest was left at the front door, not beyond. You may have felt this in an friends home, but ...

Color Psychology

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Ever since the infamous experiments of John Calhoun which studied the effects of space and environment on rats, it’s been acknowledged that poor surroundings can have a negative effect on a community. What’s been less explored is the impact of environmental specifics on the individual. Recent experiments in street design aimed at reducing crime and suicide, however, ...