Ways To Infuse Orange Into Your Home Décor This FAll

Marking the beginning of Fall, pumpkin spiced lattes have made their presence in our favorite coffee shops and fall festivals have begun with their variety of fun filled activities. The shades of Fall such as orange, yellow and brown make for bewitching accents for the home. This week I want to focus on how the ...

Wainscoting Hacks that Will Transform Your Dining Room

Blog By: Modernize Paneling has, over the years, developed a poor reputation within the interior design world, and many homeowners are reluctant to use it in an important place, such as a dining room. This low reputation, however, is largely a product of poor quality and terrible applications. Wainscoting, a paneling method that only partially covers ...

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. ...

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 ...

This Is Not Your Grandmother’s Wallpaper

Wallpaper, dear wallpaper how you have evolved over the years. Your fragile nature and influence has blossomed into an air of validity. Today's wallpaper can play a vital role in design and influencing the style of a room. It has the power to control the furnishings and overall feel of a room. It's the king to the castle, the ...