Do you know Shagreen?

I love Shagreen and during our most recent visit to High Point Furniture Market in North Carolina we saw a lot of it. From light to dark, it's being used in a fashions.  For those of you that are not familiar with shagreen, it's the skin of small sharks and stingrays in it's natural state. ...

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 ...

4 Ways To Bring Spring Into Your Home

Winters's icy grip has loosened, releasing it's hold of plants and flowers. Trees preparing to place on their spring dresses of emerald. I have always looked forward to Springs wardrobe of vibrant colors of beauty and romance. A rebirth of the awaking eye that brings a familiar feeling of joy. The many scents of Spring bring familiar memories that only Spring can bring. My many ...

5 Biggest Decorating Mistakes & How To Fix Them

Your home may have the look and feel you've desired, but there's something's that can be reflected upon, in a mindful manner. There may be a few design ideas that can be improved upon. I have noticed barriers that people struggle with and I  would like to share a few ways you can break through them. Below are the ...

Red For Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is just a week away and it's brought the color red to the forefront. It's an auspicious color of marriage in India, Japan and Nepal. The color of love and adventure symbolizes super-human heroism to the Greeks and good luck in Asia. This Valentine's day I will reflect on all the qualities this confident color possesses, what comes ...

5 Ways To Add Color To Your Winter Blues

The air is crisp and darkness falls upon us sooner in these winter months. Bare branches as outward fingers freeze in the breeze. Visions of the warm sun glistening off the oceans horizon seem to be a faint memory. The anticipation and excitement for the holidays have long gone.  Our steadfast motivations and resolutions may have ...